WikiLeaks’ “Vault 7” leak reveals the CIA’s dangerous global hacking arsenal. The dump confirms that encrypted messaging apps such as Signal and WhatsApp remain ordinary citizens’ first line of defence against government spying.
The mayor of Burnaby wants Prime Minister Justine Trudeau to “immediately suspend” the National Energy Board (NEB)’s hearings on Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proposal.
The Liberal government has announced what appears to be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first step towards repealing Harper’s Bill C-377, a draconian law that sought to weaken Canada’s labour movement. The government has waived reporting requirements for unions under Bill C-377.
Activists forced Enbridge to temporarily shut down its Line 9 pipeline last week after they locked themselves to equipment at a valve near Ste-Justine-de-Newton on the Québec-Ontario border.
Former prime minister Brian Mulroney just received the Supreme Companion of Oliver Reginald Tambo, South Africa’s highest award to a foreign national. Other recipients of the honour include Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva and former Cuban president Fidel Castro.
Maude Barlow urges urgent action against the imminent global water crisis, which will hit the poor in developing country mega cities the hardest. According to the world’s leading water campaigner: “Dramatic action is needed to deal with the twin ecological and human water crises coming at us full speed.”