Halifax group demanding action on climate change took aim at Black Friday shoppers

November 29 2019 5:17pm Nearly 200, mostly Halifax student protestors and climate activists marched to the Halifax Shopping Centre mall for a climate rally. Jesse Thomas has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Protesting educators block Ontario education minister’s car after anti-bullying announcement

November 27 2019 4:08pm An angry scene unfolded on Wednesday as protesting educators confronted Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce after he unveiled the province’s new anti-bullying campaign for schools. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

Worried farmers protest in Châteauguay over propane shortage due to CN Rail strike

As the Canadian National Railway Co. (CN) strike enters its fourth day, the Union des Producteurs Agricoles du Quebec (UPA) staged a protest in Châteauguay Friday, urging officials to find a solution that would allow propane delivery to resume. On…

Protest turns violent during pro-Israel event at York University

November 21 2019 6:26pm As Catherine McDonald reports, former Israeli soldiers came to speak drawing what Doug Ford called “a hate-filled protest.” ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

University of Calgary promises support for exchange students after recommending they leave Hong Kong

University of Calgary students are modifying the Goddess of Democracy statue that stands in the foyer of the MacEwan Student Centre with a sign that says “Read the plaque, it’s happening again.” It’s a replica of a statue that became…

U of C promising support for students after recommending they leave Hong Kong

November 18 2019 7:43pm The University of Calgary has joined with other campuses across the country in encouraging its foreign-exchange students to leave Hong Kong. As Jill Croteau reports, they’ve offered assistance to get them out immediately. ‘ }); }…

‘It’s not OK for us to die in our line of work’: Calgary rally demands more security for case workers

Dozens of people gathered in downtown Calgary on Sunday to remember a Calgary case worker who was killed on the job and to demand better protection for frontline workers in Alberta. Deborah Onwu was stabbed to death on Oct. 25,…