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Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson

Brent Patterson is the executive director of Peace Brigades International-Canada. He supported cross-country activism at the Council of Canadians for almost 20 years. Brent has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Saskatchewan and an M.A. in International Relations from York University. He lives in Ottawa on the traditional, unceded, and unsurrendered territories of the Algonquin nation.

Articles by this author

 

Canada, the RCMP, and Human Rights Obligations to the Wet'suwet'en Nation

"International human rights law requires governments to respect, protect, and promote the right of Indigenous peoples to make their own decisions about their lives and futures according to their own customs and traditions."

Brent Patterson ·


Remembering Colombian Land Defender Hernán Bedoya

"A year before he died, Hernán warned the palm oil companies planned to plant another 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres), which would be impossible unless he and more than a dozen other campesinos were dispossessed."

Brent Patterson ·



Will Trump's Telecom Deregulation & NAFTA Talks Undermine Net Neutrality in Canada?

The regulatory 'cooperation' and 'harmonization' agenda built into NAFTA would do just that

Brent Patterson ·





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