One hundred and ﬁfteen years ago this September, downtown Vancouver was beset by thousands of protesters rallying against Asian immigration to Canada. Examining this event offers important lessons for understanding the modern-day Freedom Convoy.
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When the Freedom Convoy came to Ottawa it was community members who organized to keep one another safe.
Addressing and sorting through the Freedom Convoy's wreckage is a job that belongs to all white people in Canada.
Exploring the structural, organizational and systemic barriers to equitable public transit service, using the Thunder Bay system as a case study.
How we commute was changing even before the pandemic began. If public transit is going to replace single passenger cars for the daily drive, understanding these shifts is critical.
Public transit budgets deserve better than farebox recovery revenue.
Exploring the use of disproportionate force and the rise of militarized police forces in Canada through the history of policing in Canada.
An interview with Bruce Cockburn about art and activism and a lifetime of kicking at the darkness.
As Brown University's Neta C. Crawford remarked in her study on the Pentagon’s GHG emissions, “War and preparation for it are fossil fuel intensive activities.”
There’s a quiet resignation I feel when I think about how big $92 billion is compared to how small the community I grew up in is... And instead of building up kids in [communities like mine], we pumped $92 billion into a global war on terror in the first 10 years alone.
Twenty-six years later, Gustafsen Lake remains unexamined and governments unaccountable for the largest show of military force against Indigenous land defenders in Canadian history.
Self accountability is the first step in creating a broader language and landscape in which transformative justice can thrive.