Non-violent resistance, or civil disobedience, has been with us for centuries and has shaped the world in which we live today. Those who chose to risk arrest on Parliament Hill are not the extremists. They are the front line of a growing group of people prepared to engage in "the politics of ordinary people."
Gordon Pinsent is the latest Canadian celebrity to endorse the protest against the oil sands planned for Parliament Hill on Monday. Canada’s elder statesman of theatre spoke out on Thursday in opposi...
EDMONTON - A famous TV hoser and several other Canadian actors say they support a protest planned by Greenpeace in Ottawa against the oilsands industry. Dave Thomas of SCTV fame says he opposes TransC...
Lawyers for the Saudi Arabian government sent a letter to the Television Bureau of Canada demanding that approval for the Ethical Oil ad be withdrawn. It's one thing for Saudi Arabia to oppress its own citizens
I awoke this morning to the stories of Kenyan parents trying frantically to douse the flames burning their children after yet another pipeline explosion. As I looked at those images, I thought about how this week is the 40th anniversary of Greenpeace and began to wonder how much of our work in the coming years will be rapid response to these disasters.
A group of prominent activists is calling for a sit-in to take place in Ottawa to protest Alberta's oilsands. The civil disobedience is inspired by action in Washington, D.C., this week in which Cana...