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Labour statements in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

Labour statements in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en January 11BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point - BCGEU BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. As a trade union committed...

NAFTA Renewed. Now What?

NAFTA Renewed. Now What? January 7, 2019 On September 30, 2018, a month after the U.S. and Mexico moved toward replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada joined to produce a new continental trade agreement. The new pact, as highlighted in the...

Join us live from Caracas: Presidential Inauguration Day

Join us live from Caracas: Presidential Inauguration Day Hora: Jan 10, 2019 5:00 PM in Hora del pacífico (EE. UU. y Canadá) Nicolás Maduro is set to be sworn in for a second term after winning reelection in May 2018. This will be a live discussion unfiltered by...

End Sanctions against Venezuela Delegation

End Sanctions against Venezuela Delegation March 14 - 24, 2019 Join The Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions on a delegation to Venezuela March 2019. We will learn about the technicalities and illegalities of unilateral financial sanctions, hear about solutions...

Organizations express concern over Berta Caceres murder trial

Organizations express concern over Berta Caceres murder trial November 29, 2018 "The struggle for justice for Berta Cáceres does not end here...We are not passive victims. We will act because Berta Cáceres deserves it, because the Lenca People deserve it, because they...

Trump and the USMCA: From Free Trade to Gassing Migrants

Trump and the USMCA: From Free Trade to Gassing Migrants NOVEMBER 30, 2018 Last weekend, US Border Patrol agents used tear gas against hundreds of migrants protesting on the Mexican side of the border with the United States. The men, women and children who were gassed...

URGENT ACTION: Dear Honorable Judge Nelson Missias de Morais,

URGENT ACTION: Dear Honorable Judge Nelson Missias de Morais, A hearing held on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7, Brazilian judge Walter Zwicker Esbaille Junior ordered the eviction of 450 families who live in the area of the old Ariadnópolis mill owned by a bankrupt...

Afro Colombian Civic Strike Leaders panel discussion

Afro Colombian Civic Strike Leaders panel discussion Location: University of Toronto Sidney Smith Hall 100 St George St. Room 2127 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Join us on Thursday, November 8thFEATURING GUEST SPEAKERS: Maria Miyela Riascos Riascos - became a spokesperson of the...

Urgent Action: Violence Against Protesters in Buenaventura

URGENT ACTION: VIOLENCE AGAINST PROTESTERS IN BUENAVENTURA As the civic strike in Colombia’s Pacific port city of Buenaventura enters its third week, community representatives have opened talks with Colombian state authorities aimed at ending the conflict....

The USMCA’s fatal flaw: ‘national-security’ tariffs

The USMCA’s fatal flaw: ‘national-security’ tariffs By Ken Neumann Special to the Globe and Mail Ken Neumann is the United Steelworkers’ national director for Canada Lost in the debate on the Canadian government’s many concessions in the proposed United...

Canada sells out in revamped NAFTA deal

Canada sells out in revamped NAFTA deal OTTAWA — After weeks of intense negotiations behind closed doors, a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has emerged. Like the original NAFTA, the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, falls short when...

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