A special online bulletin with continuous updates direct from the Six
Nations Blockade at the illegal housing project at Caledonia, near
Hamilton, Ontario. The site is encircled by a 50 sq. mile perimeter
of 1,000 OPP and 250 RCMP with the Canadian army at the ready.
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin and 25th anniversary of the H-Block hunger strikes in Belfast. TONY SEED
The Irish victims group An Fhirinne [The Truth] has relaunched its
website listing those who have died as result of organized British
state violence known as collusion in northern Ireland. It is
appealing to the families of people at home or now abroad who were
murdered to help complete its database.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced on May 1 that there will be a
debate and vote in the House of Commons in support of the renewal of
the North American Aerospace Defence (NORAD) Agreement.
MICHAEL BYERS provides information on the new arrangements contained
in the renewed NORAD Agreement.
Are Cuba and Venezuela the targets of that show of force in the name
of "fostering goodwill"?
Injured Workers Day was commemorated in Halifax April 28th as
throughout Canada and the world as workers honoured those who have
been killed, injured or disabled on the job, renewing their pledge to
force governments to enforce the human right to safe and healthy
working conditions. SAM MACLEAN
* The Call Centre
- MAX MICHAUD, Communications, Energy and Paperworkers
* Nursing; the highest sickness rate of any occupation
SUMMERS, Ontario Nurses Association
650 paper workers locked out by the Finnish multinational Stora Enso
since January 26. CHARLES SPURR
Antigonish has become the first town in Nova Scotia to put in place bilingual English & Gaelic street signs.
Support campaign for Palestinian political prisoners concludes in Halifax
The cross-Canada campaign by representatives of Palestinian political
prisoners wound up a highly successful six-city tour of Canada with a
well-attended meeting in Halifax.
MI'KMAQ / FIRST NATIONS
Cape Breton Mi'kmaq Elders have added their voice to the many
environmental groups, fishermens' unions and ordinary citizens
opposed to Texas company Hunt Oil's seismic testing in Sydney Bight.
As someone who has been facing the full brunt of the might of the pro-Israel lobby at Columbia University in the US, JOSEPH MOSSAD explains the deceit behind blaming the lobby for US policies towards the Palestinians and the Arab world.
Ruminations from the 1865 homestead of Thomas and Ellen Matthews, Fundy National Park. "No one owns land. We only have a lend of it for a while." CORINNE CASH
LEGACIES: PAST / PROGRESSIVE
My Thoughts on Pete Bowman
By MARRIE BERKELAAR, a Nova Scotian friend
Part One of a ten-part series. The Shadow of the Bomb. War games for
children in major U.S. cities, 1950 - ALBERT E KAHN, The Game of Death.
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