The Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX): Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the Russians

By Joyce Nelson | Global Research | 01/31/20 A funny thing happened on the way to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX)…or rather, several funny things. And they all have to do with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s fear of “foreign meddling” in Canada’s pipeline politics. You may recall that at a stop in Vancouver on March 6, 2018,Continue reading “The Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX): Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the Russians”

Update: Trump Advisor, Clinton Donor Pleads Guilty to Charges of CP & Worse

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/04/19 | Updated 01/14/20 | *UPDATE (01/14/20): On Monday, George Nader pled guilty to two charges, one related to child pornography and the other for “bringing a 14-year-old boy to the United States for sex,” according to the Washington Post. A wealthy Lebanese American businessman with long-standing political influenceContinue reading “Update: Trump Advisor, Clinton Donor Pleads Guilty to Charges of CP & Worse”

Canada’s Non-Diplomacy Puts Canadians at Risk in an Unstable Middle East

By Jeremy Wildeman, University of Bath | The Conversation | 01/13/20 | Canada is caught in a mess of its own diplomatic making following the recent escalation in conflict between the United States and Iran. This escalation seemed to contribute to the downing by Iran on its own soil of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, with 57 CanadiansContinue reading “Canada’s Non-Diplomacy Puts Canadians at Risk in an Unstable Middle East”

Iran Takes Responsibility for Downing of Ukrainian Airliner, Blames "Human Error"

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/10/20 | A conclusion finally comes forward. After refusing to hand over the black boxes, Iranian authorities have now confirmed it was one of their missiles that “unintentionally” brought down Ukrainian Flight PS752 near Tehran on Wednesday. From CBC: A military statement carried by state media said the planeContinue reading “Iran Takes Responsibility for Downing of Ukrainian Airliner, Blames "Human Error"”

Conflicting Stories on Ukrainian 737’s Cause of Crash Seem to be Settling on Accidental Missile

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/09/20 Several hours after Iran fired 15 missiles into US operated military bases in Iraq, Ukrainian airline Flight PS752 crashed near Tehran mere minutes after taking off. According to Iran, one of the engines exploded and the pilot lost control of the plane. However, though they showed them intactContinue reading “Conflicting Stories on Ukrainian 737’s Cause of Crash Seem to be Settling on Accidental Missile”

Canadian Peace Congress Condemns Imperial War Crimes

By Laura Savinkoff and Christopher Black | Global Research | 01/09/20 | … Dear Friends for Peace, The Canadian Peace Congress condemns the murders of Iranian General Soleimani and others in the motorcade leaving Baghdad International Airport on January 3rd, 2020 as an act of war by the United States against Iraq and Iran. This American criminal actionContinue reading “Canadian Peace Congress Condemns Imperial War Crimes”

Why Canadians Should Be Concerned About US War with Iran

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/08/20 | As Canada’s top military commander Jonathan Vance announced Candian military operations will be put on pause in Iraq in light of the Iranian missile attacks that hit two US bases in the region yesterday, perhaps it would be good for us, too, to pause and reflect onContinue reading “Why Canadians Should Be Concerned About US War with Iran”

US Border Agents Encroaching More & More on Canadian Freedoms, NB Residents Already Feeling the Cost

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/22/19 | When it comes to the Canada-US border, the Canadian government seems to be doing all it can to strip away the rights of their citizens and hand them over to American authorities. We’ll begin with with the Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement, in which which the Trudeau governmentContinue reading “US Border Agents Encroaching More & More on Canadian Freedoms, NB Residents Already Feeling the Cost”

‘Monstrous’: Docs Show Canadian Mounties Wanted Snipers Ready to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Blockading Pipeline

In response to the exclusive Guardian report, critics called the actions of Canadian authorities “abhorrent and unconscionable.” By Jessica Corbett | Common Dreams | 12/21/19 | In an exclusive report Friday that outraged human rights advocates worldwide, The Guardian revealed that Canadian police wanted snipers on standby for a January 2019 crackdown on Indigenous land defenders whoContinue reading “‘Monstrous’: Docs Show Canadian Mounties Wanted Snipers Ready to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Blockading Pipeline”

Anti-Racism Government Employee ‘Forced Out of Job’ for Negative Opinion of Trudeau’s Blackface Photos

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 12/12/19 | Ex-federal employee Manjot Bains was a senior program adviser in Community Support, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Initiatives in the Department of Canadian Heritage; but after she criticized Justin Trudeau over the multiplicity of leaked photos of him in black (and brown) face during the 2019 election, she wasContinue reading “Anti-Racism Government Employee ‘Forced Out of Job’ for Negative Opinion of Trudeau’s Blackface Photos”