Posts Tagged "letter to the editor"

Letter to the Editor: Canada needs to step up its human rights, with shift to emerging energy technologies

June 29, 2021

Re: Canada better step up its game on battery-powered electric vehicles,(The Hill Times, June 7.) Canada does need to step up, but on human rights, with the shift to emerging energy technologies, especially as it is poised to benefit from…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Latin America

Letter to the Editor: Ottawa to grant residency to 90,000 workers, students

April 19, 2021

Published in The Globe and Mail on April 19, 2021. Re: Ottawa To Grant Residency To 90,000 Workers, Students The federal government’s plan to grant permanent residency to more than 90,000 temporary foreign workers and graduated international students is long-awaited welcome…

Post filed in: Migrant Justice

Letter to the Editor: Granting residency to migrant workers would demonstrate genuine appreciation for their services

May 4, 2020

Re: Alberta Cargill’s Alberta beef plant to reopen next week after COVID-19 outbreak forced closure (April 30): The COVID-19 outbreak at two beef-processing plants in southern Alberta highlights vulnerabilities faced by foreign migrant workers in Canada. It also reveals how much…

Post filed in: Migrant Justice

Letter to the Editor: Colten Boushie/Gerald Stanley trial proves our justice system isn’t working

February 17, 2018

Originally published on February 17, 2018 in the Saturday Star. “The acquittal of Gerald Stanley in the shooting death of Colten Boushie is a stark reminder of how much work still needs to be done to address systemic and systematic…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Letter to the editor: Coal calculations

May 5, 2017

Re B.C.’s Clark To Target Thermal Coal Regardless Of U.S. Softwood Outcome (May 4): Christy Clark’s attacks on thermal-coal exports through B.C. in the name of fighting climate change are hypocritical, given her support for exporting liquefied natural gas. Yes,…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Letter to the Globe & Mail editor: Carbon credit protest

September 9, 2016

Carbon credit protest The deal between the Ontario, Quebec and Mexican governments to purchase carbon offsets was made despite the strong objections of Mexico’s indigenous people, who are adamantly opposed to selling carbon credits (Provinces Sign Greenhouse Gas Agreement With…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice