Category: Democracy and citizen participation

Rana Plaza: this cannot be the norm

Canada can and must legislate to halt the havoc that giant global corporations in the fashion and mining industries are wreaking across the planet, from Bangladesh to Brazil and beyond.

An inspiring solidarity visit

Raquel Soto, our first Share Lent solidarity visitor in five years, came from Colombia to share her message of hope and inspire us with her peasant woman’s quest for defending her territory poetically through filmmaking. Here’s a look at the Quebec leg of her visit.

Rana Plaza: Ten years on

A decade since fast fashion and commercial greed claimed the lives of over 1,100 garment workers in Bangladesh, we are rallying to pay homage to their memory and to demand fairer terms and stricter legal protections for workers everywhere.

A journey for mining justice in Toronto

In solidarity with our partners’ and their communities’ struggles against mining-related injustices in the Global South, our members mobilize in the industry’s hometown to denounce, protest, educate about and advocate against its abusive practices.

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A day of fraternity, a time for change

On this International Day of Human Fraternity, let us heed Pope Francis’s call to “promote a culture of peace” and work to ensure that no one can treat another’s territory like “a mine to be stripped or a terrain to be plundered.”

People and Planet First: campaign successes

For more than a year, our members have been working to get Canada to adopt due strong diligence legislation to govern Canadian companies operating abroad. This is a look at our successes.

A bulletin without borders

Our Colombian partner, the Asociación Campesina de Antioquia, has published its first update on activities conducted under the aegis of an international solidarity project funded by the Government of Quebec.

Listen to the people of Peru!

As his country descends into violence, turmoil and repression, one of our Peruvian partners offers an astute analysis of the situation and calls for the political elite to heed the people.

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