Canada

Alton Gas Criminalizing Grassroots Mi’kmaq Water Protectors

The following update comes from people on the ground in Mi'kmaq territory defending land and water from the construction of an Alton Gas project. Check their Twitter feed for more updates.  Sipekne’katik/Fort Ellis — Alton...

Parkdale Rent Strikers to Michael Lax: Your Eviction Notices Don’t Intimidate Us

The following short report comes from Parkdale Organize in Toronto. For more information on the group, check out our podcast interview with them here, as well as this overview of current self-organized tenant groups...
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Mi’kmaq Territory: Update on Treaty Camp Against Alton Gas

The following is a video update on the ongoing struggle in so-called British Columbia against a fracked natural gas storage project from the Alton Gas company. In response, a resistance camp has been set...

Slumlords on the Run: Tenants Are Launching Rent & Hunger Strikes

Across the US and Canada, while wages are stagnant or falling, rent prices are always increasing, as tech capital and in many instances, the weed industry, is driving up the cost of living through...
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Kinder Morgan Shut Down

Today, two-spirited warriors took action, shutting down construction at a Kinder Morgan pipeline construction side. For more info, check out Camp Cloud here. Two-spirited indigenous water-protectors shut down the Kinder Morgan drilling site by locking...
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Parkdale Rent Strike: Round 2

Toronto residents in the working-class neighborhood of Parkdale have launched their second rent strike. For an overview of the struggle in Parkdale and information on their first rent strike, check out our podcast interview...
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Montreal: Demonstration Against Police Called After Courthouse Shooting

The following call comes from MTL-Counter Info after police brutalized and shot an 18 year old inside a courthouse in Maniwaki. The demonstration is called for at 7 PM (19h) at Place Émilie-Gamelin on...

Toronto: Report Back for January 27th Action Against Anti-Muslim Far-Right Groups

PEGIDA Canada, Proud Boys and members of other far-right anti-Muslim groups were planning to organize a rally to protest “Islamism in Canada,” almost a year to the day of the Quebec City Mosque Shooting....

Toronto Residents Announce Rent Strike on February 1st

This following report from Parkdale Organize announces yet another rent strike in the Toronto based neighborhood. For more information about Parkdale Organize, check out our podcast interview about their last successful rent strike here.  Tonight,...

Tenants Demand Nuspor Investments drop Rent Increases

This morning a group of our neighbours from 1251 King, along with members of Parkdale Organize, travelled together from Parkdale to the uptown offices of the landlord, Nuspor Investments. We came to demand Nuspor...