While workers have been on partial strike since April 13, pressure tactics by employers prompted an indefinite general strike, bringing Canada’s second largest port to a standstill
Proud Boys, which was founded by a Canadian Gavin McInnes, in 2016 describes itself as “western chauvinist” and has openly supported many of Donald Trump’s racist policies
Members of the Indigenous community have argued that the drillsite of the Coastal GasLink pipeline is at the headwaters of the Wedzin Kwa river, a chief supply of drinking water flowing through the Wet’suwet’en lands
Dozens of Facebook accounts were blocked ahead of a scheduled social media campaign against the Coastal GasLink project, in support of the Wet’suwet’en tribe in Canada
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