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Reality check. Canada’s role in Haiti

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As surely as night follows day, the Canadian government is planning its involvement in US military aggression against Venezuela. Military engagement will justify humanitarian engagement and “democracy promotion.” It will violate the rule of law and appease the U.S. imperialists in their striving for domination, as it did in Haiti in 2004 and Libya in 2011. Continue reading

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Actions across Canada. Stand with the Venezuelan people and their democratically elected president and government!

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U.S./Canada — Hands Off Venezuela! No Sanctions, No Foreign-inspired “Regime Change” Continue reading

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The Trudeau government’s ‘uniquely Canadian approach to democracy promotion’

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By MARGARET VILLAMIZAR

On February 4, Canada hosted an emergency ministerial meeting of the Lima Group, a gang of countries it is working with to try to force regime change in Venezuela. Held in Ottawa, it was the group’s first face-to-face meeting since the self-proclaimed “interim president” of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó swore himself in. The U.S., to whom he owes his new position, is not ostensibly a member of the Lima Group, but recognized their puppet immediately with Canada and other members of the Lima Group following soon after. The meeting was attended as well by the U.S., several European Union countries and, notably, Julio Borges, introduced as Guaidó’s appointee to the Lima Group, “representing Venezuela,” and his designated representative in Canada, Orlando Viera-Blanco.[1] Continue reading

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Warship Watch. ‘Fun in the sun’?

(February 11, updated February 13) – About a week ago, the Canadian frigate HMCS Charlottetown departed from Halifax with none of the fanfare accorded two other warships, the HMCS Kingston and HMCS Shawnigan, which were ceremoniously deployed from Halifax to the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa on January 22nd. Continue reading

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CUPW condemns Canada for supporting US-backed coup in Venezuela

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(February 7) – CUPW condemns the Government of Canada’s decision to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president of Venezuela, over the elected president Nicolas Maduro. Continue reading

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Tragic deaths of three rail workers

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Workers’ Forum expresses its deepest condolences to the families, loved ones and co-workers of conductor Dylan Paradis, engineer Andrew Dockrell and trainee Daniel Waldenberger-Bulmer, Canadian Pacific Railway crew members killed on February 4, in a train derailment near the Alberta-British Columbia border. The train plunged nearly 60 metres from a bridge into the Kicking Horse River. Continue reading

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Halifax Forum on Venezuela highlights long tradition of US meddling in South America

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By CHARLES SPURR

(Nova Scotia Advocate) – Last Saturday afternoon (February 2) a public meeting was held at the Glitter Bean Cafe in downtown Halifax to denounce the ongoing attempted coup d’état in Venezuela. The meeting was well attended, so much so that it was standing room only. Continue reading

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