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Darcy Sheppard's life wasn't only tragic

Last fall, after the catastrophic Toronto encounter between Michael Bryant and bicycle courier Darcy Allan Sheppard, I wrote a column lamenting the swift intervention by the PR firm Navigator on Mr. Bryant's behalf. I also said we'd started to learn about Mr. Sheppard, and that he was the product of a "failed adoption," plus much foster care.

Immigrant workers fight back

Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants

by Aziz Choudry and Jill Hanley et al.
(Fernwood Publishing,
2009;
$17.02)
"A lot of Filipinos and others are silent in their jobs....They are scared that if they do something for change, they will be deported....They feel held at the blade between life and death."

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March 3, 2014 |
For nine years now, Ghanaian farmers have been fighting to obtain full compensation for the loss of their land and livelihoods.
David J. Climenhaga

Nelson Mandela: 'An international emblem of dignity and forbearance'

| December 5, 2013

Edmonton becomes 2nd largest Fair Trade Town in Canada

Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 5:30am - 6:30am

Location

University of Alberta, Student Union Building (SUB), Alumni Room (Main Floor).
8900 - 114 Street NW Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/523575054379628/
Edmonton, AB
Canada

After many years of outreach, advocacy and engagement, the grassroots push in Edmonton to promote Fairtrade laid the groundwork for unanimous City Council approval.


After receiving city council’s support and following Fairtrade Canada’s formal approval, Edmonton has officially become the 17th community and the 2nd largest in Canada (following Toronto) to become a Fairtrade Town! 


We would like to thank Edmontonians for their support of the movement by inviting everyone to come join us for the official public announcement of Edmonton becoming a Fair Trade Town, Thursday, September 26 from 5:30-6:30pm  at the Alumni Room, SUB building, University of Alberta.

Krystalline Kraus

Activist Communique: Seeking Justice for Cheyenne Fox

| May 11, 2013
Redeye

Toxic Tour to expose mining practices

April 27, 2013
| On April 29, British Columbia’s mining companies will have a gala celebration at Canada Place in Vancouver to kick off BC Mining Week 2013. The Mining Justice Alliance also has plans for the week.
Length: 17:15 minutes (15.8 MB)
Daniel Wilson

The questionable virtue of patience

| January 18, 2013
Ben Powless

March 4 Justice completes 4,400 km trek from Vancouver to Ottawa for Indigenous justice

| September 6, 2012

Fire This Time activists assaulted by transit police and RCMP


September 4, 2012
 
FIRE THIS TIME ACTIVISTS BRUTALIZED AND ASSAULTED BY TRANSIT POLICE AND RCMP!
STAND AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY!
STOP HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT OF POLITICAL ACTIVISTS!
OPPOSE SUPPRESSION OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION!
 
Campaign updates and videos of the assault available here:
 
 www.youtube.com/firethistime
stopassaultonpoliticalactivists.wordpress.com
 

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