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Canadian court strikes down Trudeau’s appeal against compensation to Indigenous children

The Justin Trudeau government has been stalling efforts by Indigenous groups to secure compensation to survivors of Canada’s discriminatory child services that has pushed Indigenous children disproportionately into foster care

Climate crisis and vaccine inequity on the agenda for UNGA meeting and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, assassinations of social leaders and Indigenous people in Colombia, and more

Canadian elections Trudeau set for a third term as Canadian prime minister, but fails to secure majority

The results of the snap elections announced by Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, two years ahead of the scheduled dissolution of the House of Commons, will maintain the status quo in parliamentary composition

Canada arms sale Rights groups ask Canada to stop its weapon sales to Saudi Arabia 

The Justin Trudeau-led government in Canada has repeatedly ignored similar calls in the past, claiming that “there is no serious risk” of its military equipment being used for human rights violations in Yemen 

Indigenous groups call for the cancellation of Canada Day

The 154th Canada Day comes a day after 182 unmarked graves were found near a former residential school in British Columbia.

Palestinians hold solidarity marathon for Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan and other stories

Today we look at mobilisations by Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the inquiry into Joyce Echaquan’s death and the Canadian government’s MMIWG action plan, and more

Port workers in Montreal strike over pressure tactics by employers

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

Haitians continue to resist dictatorship and imperialist forces

Protests continue in Haiti against the dictatorship of Jovenel Moïse and the neo-colonialist, imperialist forces that back him.

US blocks export of crucial N95 masks to Canada and Latin America

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

What is happening in Wet’suwet’en?

In the dark early morning on February 6, 2020, the RCMP violently raided Wet’suwet’en territory in Northern British Columbia, Canada.

Trans pipeline Canada Federal Court of Canada dismisses Indigenous peoples’ plea against gas pipeline project

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

COP25 Alberta mine At COP25, Indigenous rights groups protest proposed tar sands mine

The Frontier Project, once operational, would be the largest tar sands mine on the planet and has already provoked widespread rejection

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