Police have escalated their surveillance, intimidation and criminalisation of Palestine solidarity activists in Canada, raiding activists’ homes and treating expressions of solidarity with Palestinians as “hate crimes”, reports Jeff Shantz.
Palestine solidarity actions have increased in frequency and intensity across Canada, with tactics moving to more disruptive and direct actions. High school students have added to the variety of tactics with coordinated walkouts, reports Jeff Shantz.
As the Israeli bombardment of Gaza has extended more than a month, Palestine solidarity movements in Canada have shifted in tone and focus, reports Jeff Shantz.
Palestinians and pro-Palestinian solidarity supporters in Canada are increasingly concerned about growing police repression in the form of surveillance, and — increasingly — arrests of organisers and activists, reports Jeff Shantz.
The Canadian state has been one of the most steadfast supporters of the Israeli state’s occupation, apartheid and genocide against the Palestinians reports Jeff Shantz. But this hasn't stopped the Palestine solidarity movement from mobilising.
Ties between Canadian police and Apartheid Israel's security forces run deep, and mean Palestinians in Canada are being demonised and treated as a threat, reports Jeff Shantz.
While the United Auto Workers (UAW) "Stand Up Strike" in the US has received global attention, in Canada, unionists ratified a three-year deal with Ford on September 24 — the first target in their pattern bargaining with the Big Three, reports Jeff Shantz.
Canada's fires have already burned more than eight million hectares of land, severely impacting Indigenous communities already struggling to protect their land, reports Jeff Shantz.
Canadian dockworkers in British Columbia voted on August 3‒4 to accept a new tentative agreement with employers, reports Jeff Shantz.
Rank-and-file members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) in British Columbia have voted down an employment agreement foisted on them by a government mediator, reports Jeff Shantz.
Dockworkers ended their strike in British Columbia, following a controversial ruling by the Canadian Industrial Relations Board to declare their strike illegal, reports Jeff Shantz.
The picket lines are back up and dock workers in ports along the coast of British Columbia are again on strike after rejecting a deal mediated by the federal government, reports Jeff Shantz.
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