Line 9 was built in 1975 to transport imported oil from Montreal to refineries in Sarnia. Enbridge has now applied to Canada's National Energy Board to reverse its direction of flow.
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Social movements are driven by injustices. On this basis Canada's First Nations people had every reason to go into overdrive when the Harper Conservatives pushed through Bill C-45.
What do Haitians and Indigenous peoples in Canada have in common?
The ugly truths about Canada's relationship with its Aboriginal peoples do not seem to get better from year to year.
Much was made last month about Justin Trudeau’s keynote appearance at one of North America’s largest Muslim conferences.
From now on, no more protecting readers from the whole truth, however unpalatable. It's humanity's record, after all, and while you can run away from it, you really can't hide.
Idle No More rally at the U.S.-Canada border near Vancouver, B.C. (Photo: rabble.ca)
The last time the Liberals held an all-out leadership race, in 2006, it was about replacing Stephen Harper's frail minority and wielding power.
Like so many other actions on the part of the Harper government, Bill C-377 will inevitably turn out to be a purely political and ideological attack on his opponents.
I'd like to try to answer these questions as an individual. Thus what follows represents my own opinions, analysis, views and aspirations about the Idle No More movement.