The context was within the intensification of the so-called “global war on terror” and in concert with the pro-military Stephen Harper government’s deployment of warplanes supposedly fighting “the terrorists” of the suddenly-emerging “Islamic State.”

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Stephen Harper is the most deeply reviled Prime Minister in Canada’s history. On the world stage, he is the servant of Big Oil boiling oil out of tar-sands to destroy major river systems and pollute the planet

Ottawa Lockdown (22 Oct 2014 - TD Photo)

Prime Minister Steven Harper is using the shooting rampage on Parliament Hill as a justification for imposing broad surveillance and detainment measures that were already being implemented.


Revisions to the Canadian Criminal Code proposed by the Harper government contain wording designed to enable the prosecution of human rights activists in a manner desired by Mr. Netanyahu & his associates.

North American Integration and the Militarization of the Arctic
North American Integration and the Militarization of the Arctic By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 24, 2013
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Canada’s Use of Chemical Weapons By Yves Engler, September 19, 2013
A Lament for Labor Day: What Happens When Unemployment Happens to You
Canada: Beyond the Economic Crisis: The Crisis In Trade Unionism By Prof. Sam Gindin, September 16, 2013
Canada’s Glass House and Quebec’s Charter Debate By Robin Philpot, September 15, 2013
Canada: Prorogation of the Reopening of Parliament, Undermining Democracy By Michael Werbowski, September 14, 2013
Controversy in Canada: 9/11 Truth and Free Speech By Global Research News, September 14, 2013
"Harper’s Actual Agenda is to Dismantle Canada"
Canada’s Government Rallies Behind Washington’s War on Syria By Keith Jones, September 06, 2013
Climate Change and Social Change By Roger Annis, September 03, 2013
Canada: On Missing Aboriginal Women By John Bart Gerald, August 28, 2013
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Is Fukushima Radiation Contaminating Tuna, Salmon and Herring On the West Coast of North America? By Washington's Blog, August 26, 2013
US Economic Hegemony: Consolidation and Deepening of the Pacific Alliance Trade Bloc By Dana Gabriel, August 23, 2013
Harper Promotes Canadian Militarism: Introducing University Undergraduates to a Form of Military Service on Campus By Yves Engler, August 21, 2013
The Presumed Innocence of Capitalism and Lac-Mégantic By Harry Glasbeek, August 04, 2013
Canadian City of Fort McMurray Evicts Oil Sands Companies By Global Research News, July 31, 2013
Charity versus Solidarity: Do Development NGOs do More Harm than Good? Global Research News Hour Episode 34 By Michael Welch, Roxanne Joyal, Nik Barry-Shaw, and Yves Engler, July 29, 2013
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Lac-Mégantic: A Social and Ecological Tragedy By Socialist Project, July 29, 2013
Canada’s First Nations and Israel: Manipulating the Meaning of Genocide By Eric Walberg, July 28, 2013
U.S. Arctic Ambitions and the Militarization of the High North By Dana Gabriel, July 24, 2013
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Canadian Mining Company HudBay Minerals Sued for Shootings, Murder and Gang-Rape in Guatemala By Global Research News, July 24, 2013
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Aid to Palestine or Israel? Ottawa Delivered Millions in Aid to Palestinian Authority to Advance Israeli Interests By Yves Engler, July 22, 2013
Keystone XL Scandal: Obama Attorney’s Law Firm Represents TransCanada’s Pipeline in Alaska By Steve Horn, July 16, 2013
The Lac Megantic Tragedy. Canada’s Runaway Freight Train. Good Old Capitalist Cost-Cutting By Leo Panitch, July 16, 2013
“Environmental Deception”: The Exact Route of the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline is “Unknown” By Steve Horn, July 09, 2013
Stop the Great Lakes Nuclear Waste Dump By Michael Leonardi, July 06, 2013
Canada in Afghanistan: We Stand on Guard for Empire Global Research News Hour Episode 32, featuring professors Michael Skinner, John Ryan and social justice and peace campaigner Derrick O'keefe By Michael Welch, July 01, 2013
Obama Administration Misleads Citizens About Exact Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Route By Steve Horn, June 28, 2013
Labour Union in Colombia Battles Canadian Oil Company: Pacific Rubiales is Linked to Attacks on Union Activists By Asad Ismi, June 28, 2013
Police State Canada: Harper Government Enacts Law Threatening Masked Protesters with Ten-year Jail Terms By Keith Jones, June 24, 2013
The Keystone XL Pipeline: Enriching the Oil Giants, Threats to Water and the Environment from Oil Spills By Global Research News, June 20, 2013
Police State Canada: Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) Runs Massive Domestic Spying Program By Keith Jones, June 16, 2013
Lobbyists for Canadian Pipeline Have Deep Ties to White House By Pratap Chatterjee, June 12, 2013
Canada Politics: Deception and Betrayal in the Conservative Party By Marjaleena Repo and Michael Welch, June 08, 2013
New World Order Secrecy: Who will be Attending the Bilderberg Meeting? What Will be Discussed Behind Closed Doors? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, June 06, 2013
The Monsanto Engame: Genetically Engineered Wheat in Oregon, Concerns of Contamination across North America By Global Research News, June 04, 2013
Bill S-7 “Combating Terrorism Act” Now in Force in Canada By Global Research News, May 31, 2013
Canada and Gunboat Diplomacy By Yves Engler, May 30, 2013
Canada: Harper’s Foreign Policy – Helping the Rich Get Richer Around the World By Yves Engler, May 28, 2013
British Columbia Election Frustrates Labour, Environmental and Indigenous Activists By Roger Annis, May 24, 2013
Austerity Redux: Crisis in Ontario’s Health Care System By Doug Allan, May 23, 2013
Canada's Austerity Agenda: Building the Fightback
Social Justice and the Economic Crisis: The Austerity Agenda Targets the Disabled By John Clarke, May 15, 2013
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Canada Contributes to Illegal Occupation of Palestine: Harper’s Conservatives Promote Military Ties to Israel By Yves Engler, May 14, 2013
Canada and Israeli Apartheid: Why are the Harper Conservatives So Pro-Israel? By James Cairns, May 14, 2013
Flooding in Northern Canada. State of Emergency in First Nations Communities By J. B. Gerald, May 06, 2013
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A pregnant mother of four sentenced to 10 months in prison by US for resisting the Iraq War By Naomi Spencer, May 05, 2013
Canada Adopts “Anti-terrorism” Law that Tramples Basic Rights By Keith Jones and Jack Miller, May 03, 2013
Human Rights: Canada in the dock By Global Research News and Eric Walberg, April 28, 2013
Canadian Government unveils “Terror Plot” as it Adopts Draconian New Law By Keith Jones, April 24, 2013
Canadian “Aid” Designed to Maintain Western Capitalist Dominance of the Global South By Yves Engler, April 23, 2013
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“Splitting the Sky” and Aboriginal Rights in Canada By Michael Welch and Anthony Hall, April 23, 2013
The Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA): U.S. Dictating Canada’s Intellectual Property Laws By Dana Gabriel, April 23, 2013
Who is Behind “Al Qaeda in Iran”? By Tony Cartalucci, April 23, 2013
Drastic Austerity Measures under Canada’s 2013 Budget. Bailing out the Banks, Confiscating the Savings of Canadians? By Michael Welch and Ellen Brown, April 12, 2013
Canada To Play Large Role In Massive NATO War Games By Xinhua, April 04, 2013
What are the Causes of Breast Cancer? New Epidemiological Study By Socialist Project, April 03, 2013
Depositor Haircuts Spreading: Canada Endorses Cypriot Financial Harshness. Ottawa’s Proposed “Bail-in Regime for Important Banks” By Stephen Lendman, March 31, 2013
Canada’s Secretive Role in Iraq By Yves Engler, March 29, 2013
Splitting The Sky Remembered: Tribute to a Remarkable Activist By James Corbett and Splitting The Sky, March 26, 2013
Keystone Trans-Canada Pipeline: Oil Industry Insiders Wrote US State Department’s Environmental Impact Assessment By William Boardman, March 26, 2013
Economic Integration: Towards a North America – EU Transatlantic Free Trade Zone By Dana Gabriel, March 26, 2013
Forced Medicine: The Philosophy Behind Fluoridation By James Corbett and Anthony Gucciardi, March 21, 2013
Workers Rights and the Trade Union Movement in the U.S. and Canada By Prof. Sam Gindin, March 18, 2013
Outlawing Natural Health, The Fracking Bubble, The Life and Death of Hugo Chavez By Michael Welch, March 09, 2013
Democracy Canadian-style By Eric Walberg, February 28, 2013
Threats to the Environment and the XL Keystone Project: “It’s Not About Oil Pipelines, It’s About Tar Sands” By William Boardman, February 27, 2013
Ottawa’s “Secret Memo”: Canada’s Role in Haiti’s February 2004 Coup d’Etat By Anthony Fenton and Dru Oja Jay, February 26, 2013
Democracy Canadian-Style – “Liberating” Libya and the Mali Adventure By Eric Walberg, February 26, 2013
The Great Lakes Nuclear Dump: Ontario Power Generation’s Plan to Bury Nuclear Waste on Shores of Lake Huron By Global Research News, February 23, 2013
“From Idealism to Imperialism”: Canada’s Dark History of NGO Funding By Julie Lévesque and Nik Barry-Shaw, February 20, 2013
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Idle No More: Stop the Harper Government’s Attack on Indigenous Canadians By Global Research News, February 17, 2013
Campus Fightbacks in the Age of Austerity: Learning from Quebec Students By Socialist Project, February 09, 2013
Tar Sands Blockade: The Dangers of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline By Global Research News, January 31, 2013
First Nations Rights: Confronting Colonialism in Canada By David Camfield, January 31, 2013
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Rape Victims Must Sign Away Rights to Get Remedy from Barrick Gold By MiningWatch Canada, January 30, 2013
Idle No More: The Kattawapiskak River Housing Crisis By GRTV, January 23, 2013
Canada and the US: The Shameless Bailout of the Auto Industry By Leo Panitch and Prof. Sam Gindin, January 22, 2013
“The Toronto Purchase”: Greatest Swindle in Canadian History. Toronto Belong’s to the First Nations By Socialist Project, January 21, 2013
Fractured Land: Confronting Big Oil the Ravages of Neocolonialism By Caleb Behn, January 20, 2013
First Nations Indigenous Resistance and Haiti’s Challenges By Michael Welch, John Schertow, and Jean Saint-Vil, January 20, 2013
The Crisis of World Capitalism: the Myth of Canadian Exceptionalism By Socialist Project, January 17, 2013
Canada’s Environmental Gamble: The Threat of Oil Supertankers By Corey Ogilvie, January 16, 2013