Category: Canadian News

Good news for US war resisters in Canada

U.S. deserter wins appeal in battle for refugee status Janice Tibbetts, Canwest News Service Published: Friday, July 04, 2008 OTTAWA – A Canadian court has sided for the first time with a military deserter who fled to Canada seeking refugee…

Pipeline opens new front in Afghan war

Canadian role in Kandahar may heat up as allies agree on U.S.-backed energy route through land-mine zones and Taliban hot spots SHAWN MCCARTHY From Thursday’s Globe and Mail June 19, 2008 at 2:30 AM EDT OTTAWA — Afghanistan and three…

Reinstate Malalai Joya

On May 21, there will be an international day of action in support of suspended Afghan MP Malalai Joya. Joya was suspended from the Afghan Parliament May 21, 2007 for three years. Her crime: speaking out about the record of…

National Day of Action

October 2007 will mark the 6th Anniversary of the presence of Canadian troops in Afghanistan. For six years Canada has been engaged in an undeclared war of occupation. October 27 will again be a national Day of Action. To plan…