Politics in Canada

Jun 28, 2010
Riot police go after protesters outside the G20 in Toronto. Saturday, June 26. Photo: Cornelius Heesters.

Eyewitness accounts of police brutality and indiscriminate arrests

Dave Coles/ Kate Garvie/ Mangla Bansal/ and Larry Rousseau
The rabble.ca editor’s inbox has been filling up with first-hand accounts of over-the-top reactions by riot police against protesters, tourists, and Toronto residents. Here is a selection.
Jun 28, 2010

Asbestos: Quebec labour's shame

In Quebec, 55 per cent of all worker fatalities in 2009 were caused by asbestos, and yet the industry is blindly supported by government and labour. It is a shameful moral failure.
Jun 28, 2010

Canada blocks action on poverty at G20 Summit

Global Call to Action Against Poverty and Make Poverty History
G20 must not use the weekend's violence as an excuse to ignore the world's poor, says two anti-poverty NGOs issuing joint response to the G20 Communique.
Jun 27, 2010

At the Table: Musings from inside the G20 Summit

Morgan Gabereau
A snapshot of day one of the Toronto G20 Summit -- a frustrating search for answers as political leaders inside the summit attack promises previously made with riot-police-like efficiency.


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