The Canadian Progressive: Dozens of Students Arrested in Ottawa Protesting Kinder Morgan Pipeline

Dozens of students from around Canada were arrested on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, while protesting Kinder Morgan’s proposed $5.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The protest was the largest act of youth-led climate civil disobedience in Canadian history. The post Dozens of Students Arrested in Ottawa Protesting Kinder Morgan Pipeline appeared first on The Canadian ...

drive-by planet: New government in Kiev not exactly ‘revolutionary’: demonization of Russia

 Top – Kiev government officials / Beneath – billionaire oligarchs  Igor Kolomoyski and  Sergey Taruta It comes as no surprise that the so-called “democratic  revolution” in Ukraine basically boils down to a change of governing elites. The self-appointed government in Kiev does not herald any sweeping change that could credibly be described as  “revolutionary” or ...

Art Threat: Punk rock video conveys the energy of Quebec’s Carré rouge

A Montreal punk rock band recently released “>Carré rouge, a fast-paced music video inspired by classic punk sounds, and carried by collective chants from the massive street demonstrations sparked by the historic Quebec student strike. “Loi spéciale, refusé! À qui la rue? À nous la rue! Carré rouge! Carré rouge! Carré rouge!” is called out ...

Calgary Grit: Provincial Matters

Charest stands a better chance running against this guy, than against Pauline Marois and Francois Legault Your Friday morning coast-to-coast link roundup: Atlantic Canada: CRA’s quarterly poll numbers have been released, showing the PCs up by 12 in New Brunswick and the NDP up by just 2 in Nova Scotia. The PEI headlines scream about “plunging” satisfaction ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: State terrorism visits Quebec student protesters

Please note that this video contains disturbing graphic images of police violence and state terrorism against the ongoing student protests in Quebec. The video is accompanied by “Which side are you on?” music. This video can be found at YouTube