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JOSHUA KEY’S CASE BOUNCED BACK TO THE REFUGEE BOARD On this Fourth of July there is great news from Justice Barnes of the Federal Court. Joshua Key’s appeal has been successful. The court has ordered the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) to reconsider Josh’s case. The IRB is also ordered to have a different Board [...]
This petition is to gather ALL the names of the First Nations Women who have been missing and murdered across Canada. There will be a National “walk4justice” leaving Vancouver, BC, June 25, 2008 arriving in Ottawa, Ontario September 2008 for opening day of the fall sessions of parliament. (usually shortly after labour day)This list will [...]
Oil hits high, food crisis worldwide, conflict over nuclear
.. John Schum, who has been practising military law in the U.S. since 1992, said last night Glass has only been discharged from the service’s active duty, placing him in the reserves, and can be called back to fight at any time. Schum also said that if the U.S. military is pursuing the return of [...]
NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION, Wednesday July 2nd On July 2nd… CALL MINISTER OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION DIANE FINLEY! U.S. Iraq War resister Corey Glass is still facing deportation on July 10th, despite the Parliament of Canada having voted in favour of a motion to let Corey and other U.S. war resisters stay. The federal government [...]
Residents and activists from the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosí travelled to Toronto to tell the shareholders of a Canadian mining company that their investments are at risk because the billion-dollar Cerro San Pedro gold and silver mine is illegal and environmentally unsafe.
The Kingston resident is one of 63 Canadians who are being prosecuted for failing to return their census forms. Currently awaiting charges, Stelmach could face a $500 fine or up to three months in jail. “I don’t want to back down at all in this because I believe peace is much more important than whether [...]
By Alex Corey June 23, 2008 Mr. Pierre Poilievre spoke with accidental honesty regarding residential school compensation. He articulated the exact racist paradigm that was originally used to justify residential schools. I don’t blame him entirely for what he said. His sentiments are the product of our collective history. Racism is born from our necessity [...]
The Conservative government has quietly released the details of its extensive plan to beef up the military, including spending $490 billion over the next 20 years to ensure Canadian soldiers are well-equipped, well-trained and highly active.
The most extensive medical study of former U.S. detainees published so far, Physicians for Human Rights had doctors and mental health professionals examine 11 former prisoners. One former detainee reported being subjected to electric shocks three times and being sodomized with a stick. His thumbs bore round scars consistent with shocking. All 11 former detainees [...]