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Watch: Footage from Globe reporter captures gunfire exchange in Parliament Hill building

A Globe and Mail reporter captures the exchange of gun fire in Parliament Hill building Wednesday October 22.

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Parliament Hill attacked, solider shot

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Parliament Hill has been attacked and a soldier has been shot at National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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'Chow to Ford': Amai Kuda n' Y Josephine release music video in support of Olivia Chow

Toronto musicians Amai Kuda and Y Josephine released a music video Tuesday night in support of Olivia Chow -- a catchy tune with lyrics including of "vote "Chow" to Ford" and "get the bigots off the ballot."

The video appeared along with this note on their YouTube account:  "The makers of this song and video wish Rob Ford a speedy recovery from his health challenges. We do, however, feel the city of Toronto also needs to recover from Ford politics and that Olivia Chow is the person to lead us forward." 

 

 

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Watch Glenn Greenwald speak on privacy, security and journalism in Canada

Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald was in Ottawa October 25. He spoke about privacy, state surveillance, and its impact on Canadians at an event in downtown Ottawa sponsored by rabble.ca and OpenMedia.ca, and produced by Bill Owen of Eyestir Communications. If you would like to see more of these kinds of productions, please consider making a donation to rabble.ca / donate

The discussion with Glenn Greenwald was followed by a moderated Q&A by journalist Jesse Brown.

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| October 14, 2014

Harper's latest war can't be won

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Syria is the 14th country in the Islamic world that U.S. forces and their allies have invaded, occupied or bombed in the past 35 years. It hasn't worked.

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Sneaky: Tankers carrying tar sands bitumen on the great lakes

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Suncor is setting a precedent around the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin with its new shipments of bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.

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Watch: Ellen Gabriel at the Peoples Social Forum

Ellen Gabriel was chosen by the People of the longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Oka” Crisis. For the past 22 years she has been a human rights advocate for the collective and individual rights of Indigenous peoples and has worked diligently to sensitize the public, academics, policing authorities and politicians on the history, culture and identity of Indigenous peoples

Ellen Gabriel spoke at the People's Social Forum, held in Ottawa August 21-24.

 

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Watch: We have a better plan for Canada Post

Canada Post has announced a plan to radically restructure the post office. It includes ending door-to-door delivery in urban areas, reducing service to rural areas, privatizing postal outlets and massive attacks against its employees. CUPW has a better plan for Canada Post: a plan that can secure the future of the crown corporation without cutting the services.

This panel was presented at the Peoples Social Forum in Ottawa on August 22, 2014.  Speakers included Alain Robitaille, Zaimene Carter, Chellae Rehbein  

Watch the rebroadcast of this live event.

 

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Watch: Grand Chief Derek Nepinak on sustainable energy and indigenous ways of knowning

Grand Chief Derek Nepinak, Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs spoke at the Peoples Social Forum on August 22, in Ottawa.

Niibin Makwa (Summer Bear) spent his early childhood in Pine Creek First nation, observing his great grandparents living the ways of his people. As grand Chief, he has boycotted meetings with federal officials, demanded the recognition of inherent Indigenous rights, and gone on motorcycle tours across the prairies to raise awareness of treaty rights and responsibilities

 

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