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Kinder Morgan approval stirs feelings of betrayal in Canadians who voted for Trudeau

Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Cynicism is part and parcel of the Liberal strategy to get elected at any cost -- but the disconnect between rhetoric and action is impossible to maintain for any length of time.

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Stand for the Artic and with Clyde River Inuit

View of Clyde River, Nunavut, Canada including beached komatiks

We must stand up for the Artic.  The Inuit community of Clyde River, Nunavut has taken its case against seismic blasting to Supreme Court and will be in court on November 30 and December.  The outcome of the case could help keep the destructive practice of siesmic blasting, the dangerous first step in offshore oil exploration, out of the Arctic.


Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
| November 29, 2016

Book: The Peace in Peril

November 29, 2016
| In 2015, writer Christopher Pollon and photojournalist Ben Nelms paddled the 83-kilometre stretch of the Peace River that will be destroyed by the Site C dam reservoir. A new book documents that trip.
Length: 14:42 minutes (13.47 MB)

Opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion

November 29, 2016
| Justin Trudeau will soon announce his decision on Kinder Morgan’s plans to expand its Trans Mountain pipeline, and ship almost 900,000 barrels of oil per day down to Burrard Inlet in Vancouver.
Length: 59:45 minutes (54.72 MB)

Over a decade of cuts has led to crisis in B.C. public schools

November 25, 2016
| Since 2002, the Liberal government has been cutting education funding in B.C. resulting in program cutbacks, overcrowded classrooms and now, for many children, the loss of their neighbourhood school.
Length: 31:25 minutes (28.77 MB)

Survivors Totem Pole shines a ray of hope in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

A gorgeous, moving photo essay documents the landmark raising of a monument to the Indigenous women lost and murdered in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside -- and their incredible resilience.

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Survivors Totem Pole marks resilience in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Survivors' totem pole, DTES Vancouver, B.C.

Grey skies did not deter the hundreds of people who marched together through Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) to celebrate the installment of the Survivors Totem Pole at Pigeon Park, Saturday, November 5. 

Carved out of a 1000-year-old 27-foot cedar tree by community members of the DTES, the Survivors Totem Pole is a symbol of community survival, resistance, persistence, and inclusion. 




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Indigenous resistance grows in Canada as protesters stand in solidarity with Standing Rock

Photo: Melissa A. Forcione
The rally in Toronto was a key opportunity to raise awareness and bring into conversation interrelated issues that warrant attention from the public and from the Canadian government.

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Photo: Melissa A. Forcione
| November 15, 2016
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