Category: Canadian News

Dance Down Tha Wall 7 for a Free Palestine

Location: Lo Pub, 330 Kennedy Street, Winnipeg Presented by: The Canada-Palestine Support Network (Winnipeg) Music by: • DJ Co-Op • Clash & Cooks • Jonny Mexico (w/ DJ Memorable Wonder Borscht & DJ Pim) Admission: $10.00 Proceeds from this event…

Organizations pledge non – cooperation with CSIS

Organizations Launch Campaign of Non-Cooperation with Canadian Spy Agency: “Don’t Talk, Don’t Listen” to CSIS Montreal, 29 January 2012 — Almost seventy organizations have joined a call to end all cooperation with Canada’s spy agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service…

Two years after the quake, Haiti festers

By Paul S. Graham Two years after an earthquake killed 158,000, the majority of Haitians continue to battle against hunger, disease, homelessness and political repression. Half a million people remain in refugee camps and many thousands who have found other…

Professional sports and militarism in Canada

Professional sports and militarism: Tyler Shipley By Riaz Sayani-Mulji and Ryan Sparrow, rabble.ca, January 5, 2012 On this week’s episode of Progressive Voices, we speak with musician, freelance journalist, and political activist Tyler Shipley on the militarization of the NHL…

Caplan: Solidarity, not charity

Gerry Caplan is a former CUSO field officer, author of The Betrayal of Africa, a weekly, online columnist for The Globe and Mail, and a featured television political commentator. Caplan was the keynote speaker at a dinner held in Winnipeg…