A statement from Deepa Naik, as part of the Idle No More solidarity action today outside Buckingham Palace in London, UK.
'Tis the season of peace and love.
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
Toronto Pig Save shared more than 50 vegan coconut bacon BTLs with drivers, including a couple of pig transport truck drivers at our morning vigil on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012. The vegan BLT giveaway occured on a traffic island dubbed Pig Island at Lake Shore and Strachan in downtown Toronto -- where the pig transport trucks pass in a busy intersection enroute to ""Quality Meat Packers" slaughterhouse was an exhilarating day, full of emotions.
On Dec 15, 2012, as Canada implements laws that will see more immigrants locked up in jail, past and current immigration detainees share their stories. Read more about these laws and get quick facts on immigration detention at toronto.nooneisillegal.org/node/751
Filmed and edited by the Liberation Cooperative at the Pan-Canadian Day of Action Against Security Certificates & Immigration Detention in Toronto.
Maggie Padlewska of One Year One World speaks with Chief Theresa Spence on Dec. 11 from Victoria Island, on the first day of her hunger strike demanding justice and respect for her people, and for all First Nations.
MP Charlie Angus meeting Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation on the first day of her hunger strike. Parliament Hill, Ottawa, December 11, 2012.
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WE HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN OUR EDUCATION!
On Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 10:00am, we are walking out from our school.
We are not walking out on our teachers, we are walking out to support out teachers.
We are walking out to protest Bill 115.
Bill 115, otherwise known as the "Putting Students First Act" strips all educational workers of their charter right to freely negotiate a collective agreement with their employer. Among many other things, it gives the Ontario government the power to end a strike or lockout without debating the issue in the provincial legislature.
Visit http://www.democracynow.org to watch more reports on Democracy Now!, an independent, global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,100+ TV and radio stations. In a rare media appearance at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, U.S. climate negotiator Jonathan Pershing is questioned by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman about the United States' failure to do more to cut emissions and to save the planet from catastrophic climate change. To watch the entire weekday independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, search our vast archive, or to find more information about Democracy Now!
Trade justice activists from the U.S. and Canada converged at the Peace Arch Park on December 1 to launch a North American people's movement against NAFTA expansion through the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement.
Video from the Nov. 17 conference, Tar Sands Come to Ontario - No Line 9! In this clip, Wes Elliott, Haudenosaunee land defender, speaks on Tar Sands Pipelines: Resistance, Solutions and Solidarity.
Tributes pour in for the deposed mayor of Toronto. The Environment Minister shocks critics by protecting the environment. A controversial vote at the United Nations forces Canada to recall its diplomats in the Middle East.