Archive for December, 2019

‘Monstrous’: Docs Show Canadian Mounties Wanted Snipers Ready to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Blockading Pipeline..

December 21, 2019

In an exclusive report Friday that outraged human rights advocates worldwide, The Guardian revealed that Canadian police wanted snipers on standby for a January 2019 crackdown on Indigenous land defenders who were blocking construction of a natural gas pipeline through unceded Wet’suwet’en territory.

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/12/20/monstrous-docs-show-canadian-mounties-wanted-snipers-ready-shoot-indigenous-land?cd-origin=rss

Scheer’s departure means social conservatism is on the defensive..

December 12, 2019

It should come as little surprise to anyone who has been paying even passing attention that Conservative leader Andrew Scheer decided to resign.

From the minute the results of October’s election became official, Conservative party insiders and activists started treating Scheer as a dead opposition leader walking. Even staunch, hard-right Harper Conservative operatives openly expressed dismay at Scheer’s well-documented and public record as a faith-based, social conservative, hostile to reproductive and same-sex rights.

https://rabble.ca/news/2019/12/scheers-departure-means-social-conservatism-defensive

Canada Conservative leader resigns amid reports he used party funds for private school..

December 12, 2019

Andrew Scheer announced intention to step down shortly before reports he used funds for his children’s education..

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/12/andrew-scheer-canada-conservative-leader-resigns

Trudeau will fuel the fires of our climate crisis if he approves Canada’s mega mine..

December 10, 2019

Alberta’s oil sands produce one of the dirtiest oils on the planet. If the Teck mega mine is approved, the damage to our planet will be colossal..

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/dec/10/canada-trudea-climate-crisis

Women + Exit = Wexit | 22 Minutes..

December 1, 2019