Category: Canadian News

Justice for Abousfian Abdelrazik

Project Fly Home has launched a campaign on behalf of Abousfian Abdelrazik, the Sudanese-Canadian man who was wrongly imprisoned and tortured in Sudan in 2003 and prevented by the Canadian government from returning to Canada until last year. Documents obtained…

6,000+ Canadian Afghanistan vets on disability

Afghanistan veterans on disability now 6,000 Forces, Veterans Affairs reluctant to disclose casualty records after eight years of war By Tim Naumetz, The Hill Times, Feb. 8, 2010 More than 6,000 Canadian Forces members and discharged veterans who are receiving…

Global Research/AKASAN/CHAN raising funds for Haiti

Global Research, in collaboration with AKASAN (Haitians Helping Haitians) and the Canada Haiti Action Network (CHAN), is launching a Haiti fund raising campaign in support of Haitian grass-roots initiatives. The country’s institutions, including schools and hospitals, are in ruins. Income-generating…

The kidnapping of Haiti

Jan. 20, 2010: A young boy keeps his eyes on soldiers of the U.S. 82 Airborne Division outside the general hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: Nikki Kahn-The Washington Post By John Pilger, Jan. 28, 2010 The theft of Haiti has…

Humanitarian relief urgently needed in Haiti, not militarization of aid

by the Canadian Peace Alliance The Canadian Peace Alliance (CPA) urges its member organizations and supporters to give generously to the relief efforts responding to the catastrophic disaster in Haiti following last week’s massive earthquake. The CPA also wishes to…

Canada ranks 13 in global military spending

In December, 2009, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a 10-page report on Canadian military spending by Bill Robinson. Among it many findings: Current fiscal year military spending will reach $21.185 billion, a 9.6% increase over the previous year.…

URGENT APPEAL FOR THE PEOPLE OF HAITI

By Canada Haiti Action Network, Jan. 14, 2010 Two days ago at 5 p.m. local time, a powerful magnitude-7 earthquake struck in Haiti. It was centred near the capital city Port-au-Prince and has caused massive destruction. The Canada Haiti Action…

Canada’s War Industry Profiteers Exposed

by Richard Sanders, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade The Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) has just published a 50-page report called “CANSEC: War is Business.” This latest issue of Press for Conversion! magazine, which marks COAT’s 20th…