There is growing concern that Canada is rapidly becoming a petro-state. And in this shift, manufacturing jobs are disappearing.
Sealing - a grotesque business that involves killing seals for both their fur and meat - may soon see its last days in Canada.
Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.
Flight attendants at Canada's largest airline overwhelmingly endorsed strike action on Sept 13 with results of the 10-day vote showing 5,175 ballots favoring a walkout.
The company cited $100 million in losses the strike has caused and the union's refusal to cooperate in dealing with declining mail volumes.
Canada's historic federal election shifted the political dynamics of the country and set a new stage of struggle.
Protests in Algeria, migrant workers' hunger strike in Greece, steelworkers in Canada, and news from South Korea, Haiti, Cuba.
The right to clean water, toxic gold mining, biofuel's human toll, measuring India's poverty, good and bad on HIV/AIDS.
The Olympics should be about the beauty of sports and competition without the beast of corporate profits.
In World Notes this week: Canada, South Africa, Dominican Republic, Taiwan, Cuba, Afghanistan.