Ravelry, a free social networking service dedicated to knitting, crocheting, and other yarn crafts, recently made a strong public stance against white supremacy in the form of a policy banning content in support of U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration.
First Nations and their allies in Canada vow to stop the climate polluting $9.3 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, approved by the Trudeau government a day after the House of Commons had passed a non-binding resolution declaring climate change a national emergency.
Award-winning Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland wants Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to stop appropriating his late grandfather Tommy Douglas’ legacy to support its political agenda.
The residents of 64 communities in Nova Scotia, including one Indigenous community, will soon access high-speed Internet thanks to a $26.4 million investment by the federal government’s Connect to Innovate initiative, the Nova Scotia Internet Funding Trust, and other unnamed sources.
A coalition of consumer and privacy groups from the US, Canada and the European Union is urging Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to ensure that his company adopts the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) “as a baseline standard” for all Facebook users around the world.
A global coalition of Internet infrastructure companies opposes the Bell Canada-led FairPlay Canada plan to block websites on the ground that the plan, which “lacks accountability and oversight”, would weaken both the Canadian economy and our Internet leadership globally.
More than 1,100 women living and working within the international aid sector in 81 countries have signed an open letter demanding that women be “taken seriously by men and decision makers in humanitarian and development organizations”.
The latest manifestation of the ongoing attack on digital rights and net neutrality in Canada, led by Bell Canada, proposes the creation of the so-called “Internet Piracy Review Agency” (IPRA), a dictatorship-style Internet policing agency that would facilitate the blocking of Canadians’ access to websites Bell and other leading Canadian Internet service providers dislike.