Educate Me: On Canceling the Sex-Ed Reform

Submitted anonymously to North Shore Only a few weeks into his time as Premier, Doug Ford has already moved on a key promise he made to social conservatives while securing the Progressive Conservative party’s leadership nomination. By canceling the sexual education reform and restoring the 1998 curriculum, Ford has provoked some significant popular anger. This is interesting because the level that people feel impacted by this is much more than Read More …

Ottawa: General Defense Committee Marches on CEO in Solidarity with Rent Strike

From It’s Going Down Report from solidarity action with the ongoing rent strike in Hamilton, which started on May 1st. On Friday morning of June 29th, in concert with actions in Hamilton, Burlington, Guelph, London, and Montreal;  community members and Ottawa GDC Local 6 marched to CLV hq offices at 485 Bank St (Bank & Argyle) to deliver a letter of demands on behalf of the East Hamilton Rent Strike Read More …

Guelph: Confront Canada Day! Rally

GUELPH–On that day of nationalist garbage, so-called Canada Day, around 20 anti-capitalist supporters of indigenous sovereignty, led by radical members of the indigenous community, gathered in the city’s St. George’s Square to confront colonialism and reject the spectacle of the day. While the event was scheduled some time in advance, speakers centered and echoed the call from Six Nations for Justice for Jon Styers–along side Colten Boushie, Tina Fontaine, and Read More …

Hamilton: Rent Strikers Rally Outside of Tenant Board

From It’s Going Down Report from the Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network about their ongoing rent strike. Dozens of Stoney Creek Towers rent strikers and their supporters from across Hamilton (as well as fellow tenants from Parkdale Organize in Toronto) rallied outside the Landlord & Tenant Board this morning. 33 tenants have a hearing scheduled this morning, the first of several scheduled for this month. Landlord InterRent REIT and property manager CLV Group Read More …

Kingston: Anti-Canada Day Banner Drop

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info This morning we dropped a banner over Highway 2 from the Royal Military College bridge reading “Stolen Kids, Tar Sands, Racist Murder – Nothing To Celebrate”. This was both a response to a call from Six Nations to mourn the death of Jon Styres and as part of an ongoing tradition of resistance to Canadian nationalism here in Kingston. Against Canada, Against Colonialism For Read More …

From Embers: New Content in June 2018

From Embers is a regular anarchist podcast produced in Kingston Ontario. We produce a few episodes a month about actions and projects going on in so-called Canada that inspire us, or about topics that we think will be relevant to anarchists living north of the border. This month, we’ve created four original episodes. Open The Borders Conversations with two Quebec-based organizers about supporting refugees, imagining a world without borders, and Read More …

Toronto GDC: Solidarity with J20 Resistance

On the day of Trump’s inauguration, January 20th 2017, the streets of D.C. were flooded with protesters in what is now a common sight under Trump’s presidency. The J20 resistance and the Inauguration’s disruption symbolize renewal in our revolutionary movement — the disenfranchised are becoming politicized, and the masses are learning to revolt in love and rage. It also represents an escalation of state repression and its attempts to criminalize Read More …

A Criminal’s Guide to Bill C-75: Understanding the Liberals’ Crime Bill (Part 2 of 2)

Submitted anonymously to North Shore Counter-Info This is the second part of a two part series. Start at the beginning here. In part 1 of this series, we saw briefly what the Liberals’ crime bill C-75 intends to accomplish and looked at one of the big tasks it set for itself: creating a legislative response to some recent Supreme Court decisions. Although those are perhaps the most important aspects of Read More …

Call for Submissions to Class Dismissed

A group of us have been talking about the ways in which we’ve often felt alienated from our own movements because of not having gone to post secondary in a scene where it seems like many of our comrades have and would like to hear from organizers with similar experiences.  Rising from these chats, some of us have been talking about an idea for a compilation zine we’re calling ‘Class Read More …

Hamilton: Keeping our Guard Up and Moving Ahead

Submitted anonymously to North Shore With The Tower about to reopen at its new location, it seems like a good moment to take stock of our situation. The weight of repression in Hamilton has not gotten any lighter, but we have gotten more used to and maybe even more skilled at carrying it. That said, it’s too soon to say the storm has passed and we face challenging times ahead. Read More …