Just More Determined: a reportback from the TransCanada shutdown

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info. We did so in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en peoples at Unis’tot’en & the Gidumt’en checkpoint who were attacked on their unceded homelands by the RCMP for protecting their territories from industry. The facility we chose operates on the “Chippewa” line – a natural gas mainline that imports from the Appalachia region and directs gas eastward beyond Tkaronto, and westward to fuel tarsands operations in Read More …

Hamilton: Shutdown at TransCanada Facility in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Peoples

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info. Occupied Dish with One Spoon Territory Hamilton, ON As of approximately 9am on Monday January 14th, a group entered & shut down a TransCanada (Now TC-Energy) facility in what is Dish with One Spoon Territory, known as Hamilton, ON. The facility, located at 1020 Rymal Road East, is a compressor station for the “Chippewa” line, which imports natural gas from the Appalachia region and Read More …

Report back from the 10th annual prisoner solidarity demo in Hamilton (and Milton!) Ontario

The end of 2018 marks the 10th year that anarchists in Hamilton have been doing prisoner solidarity demos. Shit, eh? It’s tradition for folks to travel to another city, usually to a prison that a friend is being held captive at, then return home to end the night at Barton Street Jail. This year folks decided to go to Vanier Center for Women, because 9 years later… our dear pal Cedar is inside. Read More …

From Embers: New Content in December 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. We are a proud member of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network. Read More …

Hamilton: Stoney Creek Towers Tenants Pause Rent Strike and Call for Negotiations

On the morning of Monday November 19, striking tenants from the Stoney Creek Towers assembled and filed into the office at 40 Grandville to pay back their rental arrears, effectively bringing an end to their seven month rent strike. Or at the very least… putting it on pause. Since May 1, when tenants first began withholding rent, they have made two demands of their landlord, InterRent Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT): 1) Drop the proposed Above Guideline [rent] Increase (AGI); and 2) Make long-standing repairs to tenants’ units. Read More …

Holding the Line: Supporters Picket Canada Post After Back-to-Work Legislation

Union members and community supporters across Canada have been organizing militant and effective pickets at Canada Post facilities ever since legislation came down on Monday making strikes by Canada Post workers themselves illegal.

Vancouver, Hamilton, Edmonton, Halifax, Windsor, and Mississauga have all seen “cross pickets” or “solidarity pickets” blocking mail trucks from entering or leaving processing plants for hours at a time. The actions have mobilized between 30 and 80 people and targeted key distribution centers.

The solidarity pickets have been made up of a broad coalition of political activists, and labor and community supporters. Major unions and labor councils have turned out dozens of their members.

In several cases, IWW branches and members have been instrumental in coordinating the pickets, and in setting the tone on the line. Read More …

From Embers: New Content in November 2018

Submitted by From Embers 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. We are a proud member of the Channel Zero Anarchist Podcast Network. Thanks to everyone who donated to our host Read More …