Today, Monday, March 15, 6 youth from Grassy Narrows have entered the head offices of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. in Montreal, demanding to speak to the CEO, John Weaver. They began a sit-in late this morning and have said that they will not leave until Weaver meets with them.
OTTAWA (CP) - RCMP Commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli should be fired
for flouting key parts of a Mountie watchdog report that found
excessive force was used at the 2001 Summit of the Americas, says New
Democrat MP Svend Robinson.
Quebec City police violated a centuries-old tradition of safe harbour yesterday when they barged into a church and dragged out Mohamed Cherfi, an Algerian activist who had taken refuge there last month to avoid deportation to his war-torn homeland.
City workers saved 54 jobs by walking off the job on Feb. 4 to protest a threat to contract out work at the arena and recreation centre.
Call for support.
Un appel pour le support.
Tyendinaga community members are outraged to learn that James Gabriel is
planning to attend a meeting dealing with matters of Mohawk Nation
policing and security this Friday, February 20th, 2004.
Gabriel has been legally and legitimately deposed of as Chief by the people of Kanehsatake.
QUEBEC CITY - Premier Jean Charest is putting a controversial gas-fired turbine project near Montreal on hold pending a full study to determine whether the province's energy needs justify the construction of the Suroit thermal plant.
by Nicolas Ph
Jake Brant gives us some perspective on what's been going on at Kanehsatake over the last while. Forward note by OCAP.
KAHNESATAKE, Que. (CP) - Demonstrators burned the band chief's house, torched a car, and blocked a highway Monday night to protest the dismissal of the Mohawk community's police chief and a renewed effort to fight contraband cigarette sales.
Cash for names. Fellow member of left-wing party target of questioning
Canada's spy agency tried bribing a Quebec left-wing political party member into providing information on fellow anti-globalization activists this week, the approached man claimed yesterday.
MONTREAL - Montreal police say there were no explosives in six suspicious packages found at construction sites on Monday.
A group opposed to the construction of new condominiums in poor neighbourhoods is claiming responsibility for leaving the packages at the construction sites.
Quebec - Quebec's powerful labor unions have moved to counter Premier Jean
Charest's agenda of budget cutting, privatization and limits on labor's
collective bargaining power with accelerated disruptions of services and
noisy marches across the province.
Union members have pelted government buildings with eggs and have held
almost daily rallies in front of Mr. Charest's Montreal office and in front
of the provincial legislative building in Quebec City despite blustery
New York Times
December 17, 2003
Montreal---Thousands of angry public sector workers across Quebec are
staging what they're calling a day of action to protest against Premier
Jean Charest's plans to merge union locals and to contract out some jobs.
Recently the problems of the Librairie Alternative Bookshop
have become a point of discussion in the Montreal anarchist community. Until
now, there has been very little official response from the bookshop
collective. This is our attempt to join a dialogue that would hopefully
resolve the current tensions.