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The Guardian • Canada

Issue #1965

Grave containing 215 Indigenous children evidence of Canadian residential school genocide

Indigenous communities across Canada and throughout North America are reeling following the disclosure last week that the remains of at least 215 children, some as young as three years old, have been found buried in a mass unmarked grave.

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Issue #2004

Fighter jets or green electricity

On 28th March, the government came clean on one of its’ worst kept secrets of the decade when it announced its decision (again) to purchase...

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Issue #1962

Small nuclear reactors still have huge nuclear problems

Ottawa and four provinces have jumped on the small modular nuclear reactor (SMNR) bandwagon.

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Many of the placards at the London Palestine Solidarity demonstration on 7 April were very inspirational. ‘Free Palestine’ was drawn by activist and artist Lynda May Ayres. Issue #2095

Israel, Palestine, and the world

The US is putting pressure on Israel to open up more corridors to allow aid in. At the same time, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...

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Issue #1977

Free Meng campaign marks 1000 days of incarceration

Thursday, August 26, 2021, marked the 1000th day of unjust incarceration by the Trudeau government of Meng Wanzhou.

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Issue #2007

Canada: 90th anniversary of the Colonial Building Riot provides a lesson on class conflict and organising

In the early 1930s, the Dominion of Newfoundland was in a deep economic crisis along with many other parts of the capitalist world in the...

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Issue #1964

The “end of history” and the struggle against liquidation

History was proclaimed “ended” when, between 1989 and 1991, socialism was overthrown in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

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Issue #2013

Class struggle and mutual aid: solidarity or charity?

Throughout many decades of class struggle, socialists and other radicals have long understood the importance of providing assistance to working people. While our focus is...

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Issue #2015

Canada: Dignity in death is no cure for indignity in life

At the end of April, CTV published a news item about a 31-year-old Toronto woman who was nearing final approval for a medically assisted death....

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Fires Issue #2054

Wildfires hit Canada

Nearly a million acres have been destroyed in wildfires across the western Canadian province of Alberta, with more than 30,000 people forced to evacuate, and...

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Issue #1982

Victory for China: Meng returns home

Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Chinese tech company Huawei, has been released from detention after being held illegally in Canada for over 1000 days.

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Issue #2062

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SYRIA: The Syrians gave a green light last week for the United Nations to use a key crossing from Turkey to the country’s rebel-held north-west...

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Issue #2063

GLOBAL BRIEFS

KENYA: Police have been ordered not to report deaths amid protests against the rising cost of living. While police in Kenya have long been accused...

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Issue #2067

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SPAIN: Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s candidate for the speaker of the Congress of Deputies won the vote for the position in Sanchez’s first trial in...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2093

LETTERS

Genocide Dear Editor, The terrible ongoing genocide continues in Gaza. I’m utterly astounded that after mere allegations by Israel against a few staff out of...

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Issue #2091

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: Massive protests for Palestine continue across Yemen. Friday rallies attract millions of participants who march for Gaza. Last Friday was no exception – demonstrators...

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A Canadian women in traditional wear. Issue #2073

Australia-Canada – 30 years behind?

At a time when Australia is intensely debating constitutional recognition of Indigenous people, it is interesting to look at Canada. They wrote recognition of Aboriginal...

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