At a time when countries like Cuba and China are offering assistance and providing doctors and medical supplies to others, the US move is being criticized as self-centered
Fiat Chrysler, Ford and General Motors are among the large car manufacturers that have announced a halt in production after workers threatened strikes and in some cases, began action
In the dark early morning on February 6, 2020, the RCMP violently raided Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern British Columbia, Canada.
For the first time since 1997, all four major trade unions representing educational workers joined hands to organize a strike. More demonstrations are planned on February 24 and 28
Protests have erupted across Canada in support of the Wet’suwet’en people who are fighting for their rights.
Canadian authorities have been carrying out raids on Wet’suwet’en lands since February 6 in violation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Trans Mountain gas pipeline is proposed to be expanded to triple its current size. However, the local Indigenous population has objected to the government’s approval for the project on the grounds that it affects their rights and poses a danger to the environment
The move is the latest repressive measure in order to push forward the construction of the Coastal GasLink oil pipeline and silence Indigenous opposition
The Frontier Project, once operational, would be the largest tar sands mine on the planet and has already provoked widespread rejection
The workers of Canadian National Railways are demanding higher salaries and safer working conditions. Fatigue among rail workers is mounting even as the management plans further lay-offs
For the past year, a group of Secwepemc Indigenous people have been camping in the pipeline’s path to protest the construction of the pipeline
According to the Ontario Health Coalition, the Ford government’s policies will see the complete restructuring of the health sector and massive cuts to the province’s health insurance plan and spending on mental health