Archive for March, 2013

Canada drops out of UN list of top-ten developed nations

March 28, 2013

Aboriginal Youth or Pandas? Stephen Harper Gives Aboriginal Marchers Cold Shoulder

March 26, 2013

Students Criminalized for Protesting in Quebec

March 23, 2013

Canadian Government Fights US Opposition to Tar Sands Pipeline

March 22, 2013

‘Quebec rally protests police brutality’

March 16, 2013

UN Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Peoples Blocked from Visiting Canada

March 16, 2013

Harper’s Venezuela Insult Shows Right Ideology Trumping Canadian Interest

March 13, 2013

Canadian War Industries Flog their Wares at the Middle East’s Largest Arms Bazaar

March 11, 2013

Canadian war industries are flogging their wares at IDEX 2013, the largest weapons bazaar in the Middle East and North Africa.  Over 1,000 exhibitors from 52 countries and over 60,000 attendees have converged on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for IDEX 2013.  This huge arms show is a golden opportunity for Canadian military exporters to schmooze with procurement officials from the US client states that dominate this oil-rich region.  IDEX is also a great place to rub shoulders with many of the world’s most-profitable war industries.  For example, of the world’s 35 top-ranking military companies, 28 of them are exhibiting their deadly products at IDEX.1

‘Aboriginals Thrown in Prison Needlessly in Canada’

March 10, 2013

Could Pipeline Politics in the USA Derail Stephen Harper’s Government?

March 8, 2013

The protests against the Keystone XL pipeline have already focused a great deal of attention on the Conservatives’ terrible environmental record and if Obama rejects the project, it would deliver a major blow to their tar sands oriented economic policy. It could also precipitate a sort of existential crisis within the ardently pro-US Conservative party.