On February 18, 2016, “Just after 3:30 this morning, we attended tent city for a report of a serious assault. One man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It’s early in the investigation and we continue to investigate what happened,” said Victoria Police [continue reading].
The tent city, which sits on the lawn of a provincial courthouse, now has about 100 residents. Most live in tents, while others have constructed multi-room wooden huts. In an audio statement released by the ministry, British Columbia’s housing minister, Rich Coleman announced [continue reading].
Even as Ottawa groups were planning a demonstration against the sordid Canada–Saudi arms deal, to coincide with the appearance of Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan at the annual CANSEC military trade show, Amnesty International issued a devastating new report on Saudi atrocities [continue reading].
Or has Victoria become the number one destination for Canadians who choose to live on the streets? On that train of thought, I pose a question to the residents of Victoria: Has ‘Our Place’ on Pandora Street contributed to the increase of homeless people arriving [continue reading].
I recently added MP Elizabeth May to my petition on Change.org, asking Prime Minister Trudeau to stop the sale of armed vehicles to Saudi Arabia. The following letter from MP May is in response to that petition, which would have been emailed to her each time the petition was [continue reading].
Last week Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion approved the export permits allowing for the $15-billion transaction of armed military vehicles to Saudi Arabia. A decision that sets a precedence in determining whether a weapons shipment to a foreign country is [continue reading].
This petition was started by myself, Alistair Reign, and I am calling on all of my readers, from every country, to add your voice to this important campaign, asking Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to stop Canada from contributing to Saudi’s war crimes on the Yemeni [continue reading].
Alistair Reign, Publisher Editorial from 1995 inside The Green Cart Magazine Global Art for Global Peace The Green Cart Magazine began as a multimedia publishing project, with a goal to provide a vehicle for artists, writers, computer geeks and geekettes alike, allowing them to [continue reading].
While in New York, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau announced Canada’s candidacy for election to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as a non-permanent member for a two-year term that begins in 2021. Canada is committed to playing a positive and constructive role [continue reading].
Take the challenge! A Social Media Action in Solidarity Against the Targeted Killing of Civilians and Humanitarians. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada has launched a social media act of solidarity to stand up for the protection of civilians and [continue reading].
MSF Canada’s Stephen Cornish on why civilians are Not A Target By Stephen Cornish, executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada The day was just beginning at the Ma’arat Al Numan health facility in Syria’s Idlib province on [continue reading].
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. They emphasize and embrace the special relationship between the two countries and [continue reading].