Greta Thunberg has become a powerful icon in our popular culture, with Time magazine naming her the Person of the Year for 2019. While many governments and business leaders, including Donald Trump, have lashed out at her activism and even at her [...]
(PV Staff, with files from Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust)
Representatives of Indigenous communities fighting the Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project (TMX) in the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) gathered on December 16, the day before [...]
If allowed to go unchecked further, the day isn’t far off when climate change will make life on our planet unfeasible.
Yet, when scientists portray climate change as an existential threat, the skeptics call it a hoax. Climate change suffers from [...]
Meeting on November 16-17, the Ontario Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of Canada reiterated its demand for the nationalization of General Motors. The committee endorsed the grassroots Green Jobs Oshawa campaign that calls for the [...]
This summer, in a stunning use of Orwellian doublespeak, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would provide a half billion dollars each year for government spending to fight climate change. The Liberals [...]
It is a uniquely Canadian tradition that a finance minister wears a new pair of shoes when delivering a budget. While the origins of the tradition are unclear, several politicians have played with it to make a political point: Jim Flaherty resoled [...]
Almost every party claims to have a workable climate plan, but what will it really take to confront the crisis? Here, we look at Canada’s carbon emissions and ask what it means to achieve a meaningful reduction.
The goal is to cut emissions in [...]
Canadian miner Alamos Gold target of environmental protests
Late August saw a flurry of solidarity actions in Montreal and Toronto, organized in opposition to Canadian mining corporation Alamos Gold. The progressive Turkish-Canadian community has [...]
By James Chumsa and Lia Sommer
On Friday, March 15 over one million young students from around the world walked out of class to demand that their governments take serious action against climate change. The global student strike for climate was [...]
Canada clearly remains in the camp of countries engaged in the expansion of greenhouse gas emissions for the sake of Big Oil profits.
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