John Woodside
Mark Carney speaks at the Fall 2023 Net-Zero Leadership Summit in Ottawa on Oct. 31, 2023. Photo via Carney/X(Twitter)

Nov. 2, 2023

It’s estimated that the Canadian economy could take a $5.5-trillion hit by the end of the century due to climate change, according to a white paper from Independent Sen. Rosa Galvez’s office published this week as sustainable finance experts and policymakers descended on Ottawa for a high-level conference Wednesday.

Felix Fuchs
A demonstration of Quebec’s Common Front in October 1988. (Flickr / André Querry)


Website Editor: See -  Quebec unions representing 400,000 public sector workers set to strike Nov. 6

Oct. 11, 2023

George Monbiot
‘Rishi Sunak now seems to have discovered his purpose: trashing the planet on behalf of corporate power.’ Photograph: Peter Nicholls/AP

Oct. 31, 2023

When Rishi Sunak granted 27 new North Sea licences this week, he wasn’t thinking about the survival of the living world

Can you see it yet? The Earth systems horizon – the point at which our planetary systems tip into a new equilibrium, hostile to most lifeforms? I think we can. The sudden acceleration of environmental crises we have seen this year, coupled with the strategic uselessness of powerful governments, rushes us towards the point of no return.

 Sam Gindin

October 29, 2023  • 

“There’s something happening here
But what it is ain’t exactly clear.”

– “For What It’s Worth,” Buffalo Springfield.

Jane Slaughter
Workers at Ford’s Michigan Assembly have been on strike since September 15. Ford strikers will return to work while they consider a tentative agreement announced on Wednesday. ,Jim West,

Oct. 28, 2023

UAW President Shawn Fain announced a deal with Ford. The contract gains are substantial.

Since 1979, union auto workers have endured round after round of concessions. That era is over. On Wednesday, the 41st day of the union’s Stand Up Strike against the Big 3, Auto Workers (UAW) President Shawn Fain announced a deal with Ford. The contract gains are substantial.

BC Climate Emergency Campaign
Where do BC cabinet ministers stand on the defining climate question of our time?

Go to the link here to find the answers:

And if you think anyone is listed in the wrong category, or if you have intel on a minister listed in the "unknown" category, please reach out the BC Climate Emergency Campaign Coordinator at

Darren Major, Olivia Stefanovich
The class-action lawsuit against Ottawa was based largely on a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling which found Ottawa discriminated against First Nations children and families. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press)

Oct. 24, 2023

The settlement agreement is the largest ever in Canada


The Federal Court has approved a $23 billion settlement agreement — the largest in Canadian history — for First Nations children and families who experienced racial discrimination through Ottawa's chronic underfunding of the on-reserve foster care system and other family services.


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