Protests

Directly Affected: a new film with everything you need to know about B.C.’s pipeline battle

Justin Trudeau faced hecklers in Nanaimo. Rachel Notley and John Horgan are flinging indignant words, threats even, back and forth between Edmonton and Victoria.  A national columnist demands...

Political lobbyists in America, a French woman re-building her life and two critical swipes at China

Also serious music for a rough neighborhood in Brazil in The Violin Teacher

Seven new VIFF picks take us to dramas in Massachusetts, Paris and Belgium

… and then on to Hollywood, Italy, Hong Kong and more

The value of radicals

Social change has never come about by sitting down nicely and asking the people with the power to share more, please.

World Economic Forum: Financial crisis, inequality threatens entire social contract

The prognosis is grim: nearly 500 of the world's industry, government and social experts warn of a 'dystopian future' and social unrest.

Opposing Enbridge pipeline outside cocktail reception hosted by Enbridge

In the shadow of Whistler Mountain, a small group of activists gathered to protest against the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline project Tuesday night. Members from the Council of Canadians,...

Wave of political repression hits Toronto - youth, women, journalists targeted

Wave of Political Repression and Violence sweeps Toronto in Wake of G20 Summit Female journalist threatened with sexual assault, young women assaulted

Read-in at Tyee School protests provincial budget cuts in education

Schools are under threat of losing important staff due to provincial budget cuts. More cut backs to libraries and librarians would be yet another blow to the already besieged public education system,

World Headlines

Deadly Blasts hit Bangkok Protest: A series of explosions hit the Thai capital where 3 people have been reported dead, and many more injured. Just recently, the unsettled atmosphere has been...