Events

A People’s History of the War of 1812

Fundraiser evening with JOHN BELL   Toronto Centre fundraising dinner and talk, suggested donation $7-15 Sunday, November 4 - 5:30pm Dinner & Talk United Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/511787252167208/ Stephen Harper has devoted at least $28 million to glorifying the War of 1812, as part of his ongoing campaign to "rebrand" Canada as a… Continue reading A People’s History of the War of 1812

Climate Justice, environment

Oil executive son’s testimony at Prince Rupert Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel

  Carrie Saxifrage Posted: Feb 20th, 2012 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/earthmatters/2012/02/20/oil-executive-sons-testimony-prince-rupert-northern-gateway-pipeline The most moving moment of the Enbridge Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel hearings in Prince Rupert which wrapped up Saturday were spoken by Lee Brian, the 26-year-old son of an oil executive. Here is an excerpt of his speech: My oral evidence today comes in the form of a story,… Continue reading Oil executive son’s testimony at Prince Rupert Northern Gateway pipeline joint review panel

Activism

Remembering Violence Against Women

Twenty-two years ago today, a gunman entered a university in Montreal and killed 14 women - simply because they were women. During this same 20 years, over 700 Aboriginal women and girls have gone missing or been murdered across Canada.  In Canada there are approximately 1,900,000 women aged 15 and over who have disabilities.… Continue reading Remembering Violence Against Women

environment, Events

Fight Back against #MegaQuarry Open Mine Pit near #Orangeville

First Nations are fighting back in solidarity with farmers and ranchers in the Orangeville area to stop the Mega Quarry Open Mine Pit. This quarry is privately backed by a U.S. hedge fund, and will decimate the crops, water supply, and wildlife. For a better picture of the extent of this mine, imagine digging a… Continue reading Fight Back against #MegaQuarry Open Mine Pit near #Orangeville

Climate Justice, environment, public education

National First Nations Women’s Speakers Tour on Tar Sands in #Toronto

Wednesday, October 27, 7pm - 9pm Sidney Smith Hall, room 2118 100 St. George Street University of Toronto, St. George Campus Featured Speakers: Eriel Tchekwie Deranger is a Dene from the Athbasca Chipewyan First Nation of Northern Alberta, Canada. Eriel is currently employed with the Rainforest Action Network as the Freedom From Oil Campaigner in… Continue reading National First Nations Women’s Speakers Tour on Tar Sands in #Toronto

Climate Justice, environment

Clearcut blamed in First Nation flooding

KINGCOME INLET — Clearcut logging and a receding glacier were pinpointed Tuesday as probable contributors to a devastating flood which swept through the remote First Nations community of Kingcome Inlet last month. Indian Affairs Minister John Duncan and First Nations leaders, who converged on the village to take a first hand look at the damage,… Continue reading Clearcut blamed in First Nation flooding

Climate Justice

Tell #RBC Shareholders: Stop bankrolling #tar sands!

On March 3rd, the Royal Bank of Canada will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders’ at the Toronto Metro Convention Center. It’s the one time every year that the bank’s top executives, board and other decision makers gather in the same place to hear from shareholders. This year, we want them to hear from… Continue reading Tell #RBC Shareholders: Stop bankrolling #tar sands!