Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's pointed opposition to the Energy East pipeline was singled out by pro-pipeline pundits and politicians in a disgusting display of anti-Quebec scapegoating.
AFN Grand Chief Perry Bellegarde said he is optimistic that the Trudeau government is listening. But indigenous groups warn they will go to court again if the government does not fix the system.
Trudeau was elected by promising "real change," including cancelling Harper's fighter jet contracts. So far the Liberals refuse to cancel Harper's $15-billion arms deal to the Saudi dictatorship.
The climate accord is not historic, but the growing climate justice movement is.
We must not allow this atrocity to fuel racism and Islamophobia.
Yes, every Liberal government ever elected in Canada has ended up screwing working people. But this Justin fellow seems awfully nice!
Now that there is a Liberal government in Ottawa the working class, social justice and climate movements must be relentless in their demands for change.
After nearly a decade in power, Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada were voted out of office.
As a force for change, most people in so-called democracies like Canada look to political parties and elections as their most potent device. But this has not been the case for Indigenous people.
In response to an anonymous blog post threatening violence against women in the Departments of Sociology and Women's Studies at U of T, a mass march reclaimed campus as a safe space.