Canadian Dimension: Israel lobby tries again to disrupt Canadian Palestinian solidarity

Palestinian-Canadian activist Khaled Barakat. Image courtesy Al Mayadeen. The Israel lobby has launched yet another odious and hypocritical attack. They are calling on the federal government to expel Palestinian-Canadian activist Khaled Barakat and criminalize the Canadian branch of the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network, a registered not-for-profit corporation in Canada

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Canadian Dimension: Canada’s military buildup in the Arctic threatens climate and Indigenous peoples

Soldiers from the 4th Canadian Division’s Arctic Response Company Group near Cornwallis Island, Nunavut. Photo courtesy 4th Canadian Division Public Affairs/Flickr. The militarists’ narrative goes something like this: despite not facing any imminent conventional military threats to its Arctic, Canada must significantly bolster the defence of its northernmost borders, otherwise

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Canadian Dimension: How Canada’s role in the ‘Core Group’ is weakening Haitian democracy

A supporter of Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Haiti’s first democratically elected president, during election day rallies, Port au Prince, November 28, 2010. Photo by mediahacker/Flickr. It is remarkable how easily the Canadian government gets away with meddling in foreign elections throughout the Global South. Unbeknownst to most progressives, Canada is part of

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