A new study suggests that methane emissions from the mining, drilling and transportation of coal, oil and natural gas may have been under-estimated by as much as 50%. Continue Reading ›
On February 24, 2020, shortly after the Ontario Provincial Police arrested Indigenous land defenders in Mohawk territory of Tyendinaga, I spoke to Indigenous lawyer, scholar and activist Pam Palmater.
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Today, the Ontario Provincial Police arrested Indigenous land defenders at Tyendinaga.
This is my statement on what the arrests say about the reality of our country, but also about the potential of our country:
Recently, I was interviewed by K1037 Radio, the Kahnawake Community’s radio station, about the blockades that have been erected around Canada in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people.
Starting at 2:44 of this podcast, I explained why I support the blockades:
In December 2015, Rehab Nazzal, a Palestinian-Canadian artist who was pursuing doctoral studies at the University of Western Ontario, was shot by an Israeli sniper in Bethlehem. Continue Reading ›
Yesterday, for The Real News Network, I interviewed indigenous lawyer, scholar and activist Pam Palmater about the blockades happening around the country in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people.
Pam expressed the view that we are witnessing a “watershed moment” in the defence of indigenous rights because “Canadians are standing with us in droves.” Continue Reading ›
As I explained this week in a discussion with Vanmala Subramaniam of the Financial Post, former Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge once described Canada as the “Wild West” of securities regulation.
Canadian investors need better protection from regulators. They will not get it unless and until we shut the revolving door between the regulatory community and the financial industry: