Grandpa and 12yo Granddaughter Cuffed, Detained — for Opening a Bank Account While Indigenous

Grandpa and 12yo Granddaughter Cuffed, Detained — for Opening a Bank Account While Indigenous By Jack Burns Although the duo had three forms of identification, an Indigenous Canadian and his granddaughter were detained by police outside their bank because the clerk believed something was amiss. Maxwell Johnson, a member of the Heiltsuk community located on British Columbia’s Central Coast, wanted to help his daughter access some of his funds while she was away playing out of town sports. What started out as a good idea to help his granddaughter ended…

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“Monstrous”: Canadian Police Prepared to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders, Documents Show

“Monstrous”: Canadian Police Prepared to Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders, Documents Show By Jessica Corbett 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 who were blocking construction of a natural gas pipeline through unceded Wet’suwet’en territory. The Guardian reported on official records—documents as well as audio and video content—reviewed by the newspaper related to the police “invasion” that led to 14 arrests: Notes from a strategy session for a militarized raid on ancestral lands of the Wet’suwet’en nation show that…

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North American Union? Canada Now Allows US Agents to “strip search… and detain Canadian citizens” IN CANADA

North American Union? Canada Now Allows US Agents to “strip search… and detain Canadian citizens” IN CANADA By Daisy Luther Have you heard that “crazy conspiracy theory” about a North American Union that would meld the US, Canada, and ostensibly Mexico into one big happy mish-mash similar to the EU? Nuts, right? Maybe not. Because the Canadian government has signed away the sovereignty of its border to the US government with the Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement. Before you say that this is Canada’s problem, you should probably note that it…

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Police Destroy Shelters for Homeless Vets in Freezing Winnipeg Without Warning

Police Destroy Shelters for Homeless Vets in Freezing Winnipeg Without Warning By Elias Marat Homeless residents in Winnipeg are facing potentially months in the freezing cold after police in the capital of Canada’s Manitoba province tore down a number of donated warming huts. The warming huts, which were built by students at Stonewall Collegiate and installed by community patrol group the Urban Knights and Ladies Peace Patrol, were meant to offer much-needed shelter to unhoused veterans and other people experiencing homelessness in the area. Alina Beda, vice president of the…

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Hundreds Protest Decision Allowing Google to Turn Toronto Neighborhood into a “Smart City”

Hundreds Protest Decision Allowing Google to Turn Toronto Neighborhood into a “Smart City” By B.N. Frank “Smart Cities” are great for those who collect, analyze and sell residents’ and visitors’ data.  Everyone else seems to be getting a bum deal though (see 1, 2, 3). According to a 2018 Smart Cities Dive article, 66% of Americans don’t want to live in “Smart Cities” because of privacy and cybersecurity concerns.  No mention of how many didn’t want to live in them because of 24/7 exposure to biologically harmful radiation from 4G…

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Tiny Home Villages Built For Homeless Veterans

Tiny Home Villages Built For Homeless Veterans By John Vibes A few Canadian cities have been building tiny house villages for homeless veterans. These villages can be found in Toronto and Calgary and are providing a temporary shelter for the area’s homeless while they get back on their feet. Construction of the tiny home villages was coordinated by an organization called “The Homes for Heroes Foundation.” One of the charity workers involved with the effort, Don Mcleod, says that it is helpful for homeless veterans to have a support system…

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Toronto Resists Google Smart City Dystopia

Toronto Resists Google Smart City Dystopia By corbettreport Welcome back to #NewWorldNextWeek – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week: Story #1: US Census Bureau Using Aerial Tech to Help With 2020 Count https://bit.ly/2KEK0TI Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above https://bloom.bg/2beSnTn Story #2: “Surveillance Capitalism” – Toronto Urged to Abandon Google’s Smart City https://bit.ly/2KF7kkl Toronto Officials Question Alphabet Unit Sidewalk Labs’ Ambitions for ‘Smart City’ https://bit.ly/2X6bljE Alphabet Promises It Won’t Sell…

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“Surveillance Capitalism”: Toronto Urged to Abandon Google’s Smart City

“Surveillance Capitalism”: Toronto Urged to Abandon Google’s Smart City By Derrick Broze The “Smart City” Quayside project in Toronto, Canada continues to receive criticism from privacy advocates as well as current and former members of the project. Quayside is a smart city located on 12 acres of waterfront property southeast of downtown Toronto, Canada. The city represents a joint effort by the Canadian government agency Waterfront Toronto and Sidewalk Labs, which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. Sidewalk Labs claims Quayside will solve the problems of traffic congestion,…

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Earth Radio: Unist’ot’en Camp Defends First Nations Lands

Earth Radio: Unist’ot’en Camp Defends First Nations Lands 6 June 2019: On this week’s Earth Watch segment, Unist’ot’en supporter Molly Jane was interviewed by Sojourner Truth show host Margaret Prescod about the ongoing Unist’ot’en encampment to defend unceded First Nations land from resource exploitation. Global Justice… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda

Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda By Kurt Nimmo Here’s how the Canadians will deal with citizen journalism and narrative debunking—they’ll force the taxpayers to subsidize corporate news rackets. “Federal agencies will publish an A-list of newspapers and websites deemed reliable under a multi-million dollar subsidy program, the Department of Finance yesterday told the Senate national finance committee,” reports an Ottawa website, Blacklock’s Reporter. Bill C-97 the Budget Implementation Act proposes a 15 percent tax credit to a maximum $75 for subscribers of websites operated by a “qualified Canadian journalism…

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