Canada

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A new alliance of Canadian groups is calling for a just recovery.
"The choices we make now about how to recover from this pandemic will shape not only our health and economic future, but also the future of human life on this planet."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," states an open letter published by activists, artists, and academics on Tuesday. (Image: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute)
"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Our courts have shown time and time again that the law matters."

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At least five activists were arrested Tuesday for blocking a shipment of pipeline for Canada's much-hated TMX project by locking themselves to the dock in Vancouver WA where it was to be unloaded. The action by Portland Rising Tide was the third targeting the port for its role in transporting particularly heavy, dirty Alberta tar sands crude for a $7.4 billion project that environmentalists, First Nations, and many others view as a disaster in the making.

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