CETA in the house

CETA in the house

Campaigners hope to stop CETA before it goes through the European Parliament, Amy Hall writes.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016

How the Dutch could derail CETA

As thousands discuss free trade at the World Social Forum in Montreal, Canada’s experience with NAFTA may offer lessons for the Netherlands, writes Niels Jongerius.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

Introducing... Justin Trudeau

Richard Swift on Canada's new prime minister.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
A girl attends a rally to remember missing and murdered indigenous women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside on Valentine's Day, 2015.

An open wound

Janet Nicol reports on Canada's Highway of Tears.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Mine shafted

Mine shafted

Jess Worth on indigenous Canadians' fight against a mine.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
The Suncor tar sands site near Fort McMurray, Alberta. The project has wiped out thousands of hectares of boreal forest and has left a scar on the land so large that it is visible in satellite photos.

Sticky business

Canada has put all its eggs into one big basket full of tar sands. That’s a major mistake, argues Andrew Nikiforuk – for the country and the planet.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

Obama’s ‘free trade’ voyages are another big mistake

New agreements that enhance corporate power are bad news, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
Thousands took to the streets in Montreal, Canada, last May to protest against the tuition fee increase.

Québec’s Maple Spring

Richard Swift says Canada's wave of pots-and-pans protests signal the first major rupture with the austerity agenda.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
A training session
under way for Manitoba
First Nations youth.

Tears are good medicine

Young First Nations people in Manitoba tackle their number one problem – suicide among their peers. Janet Nicol reports.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
The credit union boom

The credit union boom

Fed up with being fleeced, North Americans are flocking to co-operative savings societies. Wayne Ellwood reports.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012
Canadian soldiers are reflected in a mirror hanging on a mud wall inside Canada’s Strong Point West base in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan.

Canada quits Afghanistan, almost

Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.

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NI 444 - The changing face of masculinity - July, 2011
Warning: drink at your peril! Tap water drawn from aquifers that have been contaminated by fracking is so full of toxic chemicals that it can be set alight.

Fracking the world

Hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’ – Big Oil’s newest way to extract natural gas from an exhausted planet – comes with a terrible environmental price tag. Joyce Nelson digs deeper.

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NI 442 - Climate change denial - May, 2011

Stop the tar sands trade talks

A protest against opening the EU's doors to Canada's polluting tar sands

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011
Eviction chronicles human rights abuses in Guatemala.

Cook feels the heat

Canadian ambassador to Guatemala guilty of slander

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010

Taking on Tarmageddon

The international campaign to shut down the tar sands is shaping up to be an iconic battle, reports Jess Worth.

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NI 431 - Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! - April, 2010
Canadian indigenous activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (right) leads the tar sands protest through London’s Trafalgar Square with a traditional song. Lionel Lepine (left) carries the banner.

Bloody oil

Canadian First Nations internationalize their struggle against the most destructive project on earth

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009

No room for bigots

Canadian multiculturalism is in rude health and has licked the kinds of problems that crop up in other countries. Haroon Siddiqui explains how.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists August, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Co-operatives July, 2012
Mental health May, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
The changing face of masculinity July, 2011
Climate change denial May, 2011
Up in arms March, 2011
Seed savers September, 2010
Bloody oil - shut down the tar sands! April, 2010
Terror takeover November, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
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