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When Racism Reigned: Japanese Internment in Canada

Norm Gibbons

A COLLAGE OF PERSPECTIVES: Seventy-three years ago on December 7, 1941,  the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. In response, the United States Congress declared war upon the Empire of Japan that same day.  Canadian Prime Minister, W. L. Mackenzie King, announced the Cabinet’s decision to declare war on Japan the next day, Dec. 8, 1941. […]

Coal Train Comin’

Rex Weyler

Canada’s dangerous bargain with US lignite, the world’s dirtiest coal: This summer, Port Metro Vancouver approved a coal export terminal on the Fraser River, despite severe warnings by health officials and ecologists. Over the last decade, Canadian federal conservatives and BC Liberals have gutted the industrial review process, silenced scientists, eroded ecological protections, and attempted […]