Canadian Tire Fire #69: Direct Action Against NorthVolt, Solidarity with Palestine Roundup, and Renewed Forestry Blockades in Atikamekw Territory

From It’s Going Down In this month’s column, we’ve got updates on a wide range of struggles. First, some headlines. Mining Injustice Solidarity Network held an demonstration to disrupt the annual Prospectors & Developers Association Conference (PDAC) in Toronto. The conference brings together mining industry actors from around the world. The protestors hoped to disrupt the event, sharing analysis that Canadian mining destroys, kills and colonizes across Turtle Island and Read More …

A Call to Gather

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info This morning, the Washington Post published an article about US Air Force serviceman, Aaron Bushnell, who set himself on fire outside of the Israeli consulate in Washington, D.C. this week. The first sentence of the article reads: Less than two weeks before Aaron Bushnell walked toward the gates of the Israeli Embassy on Sunday, he and a friend talked by phone about their shared Read More …

Canadian Tire Fire #68: Resisting the Northvolt Battery Plant, Students Walkout Against Anti-Trans Laws, Palestine Solidarity Continues

From Canadian Tire Fire In today’s column, we take a look at the forms of resistance taking shape against Quebec’s Northvolt battery plant. We also look at responses to new anti-trans legislation in Alberta, and statistics around pre-trial detention in Ontario. Finally, we provide a roundup of Palestine solidarity actions and news over the last month. Resistance to Quebec’s Northvolt Battery Plant In January, opponents of a huge electric vehicle Read More …

Solidarity Against Repression – Action Against Indigo

From Montreal Counter-info In the early morning of January 13th, we took an action in solidarity with the arrestees of November 23rd, 2023, in Toronto. The Toronto police poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into breaking into homes, handcuffing the elderly, sacking personal belongings, and terrorizing families. Parents were handcuffed in front of their children. One person arrived home to find their door broken down and a patio chair throw Read More …

In stunning pre-dawn raids, Toronto police ‘terrorize’ Palestine activists

From The Breach (Martin Lukacs) On Wednesday [November 22nd] at 5:30 a.m., Sharmeen Khan woke up to a police officer in her bedroom shining a flashlight in her face. Soon, there were several officers in her hallway. Ordered to get up, police watched her and her partner get dressed, before she was handcuffed. The apartment of the Toronto bookkeeper and educator was then searched and ransacked: drawers emptied, laundry dumped Read More …

Stronger Together: Worried About Repression? Read This!

Several arrests were made in Tkaronto this morning in relation to Palestine solidarity organizing. Police raided the homes of at least 6 individuals and seized electronics including phones and laptops. These people are being supported by a legal team and comrades.

As movements grow and become successful, repression follows. It is inevitable in strong movements and we should not be surprised – but we can and should be prepared. Read More …

Canadian Tire Fire #65: Palestine Solidarity, Wave of Office Occupations, Drug User Liberation Front Raid and Arrests

This week the bulk of our column is dedicated to covering Palestine solidarity efforts across the country. Read on for a round up of occupations, sit-ins, marches, blockades and more.

We also cover the late October arrests of the founders of the Drug User Liberation Front in Vancouver, and a raid of the groups offices. Cops want to make sure that anyone getting safe drugs into the hands of drug users is punished, so people continue to die from criminalization and the contaminated drug supply. Read More …

Hamilton: Free Gaza Banner Drop

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info On November 4 2023, a small group of anti-colonial feminist organizers in Hamilton, Ontario dropped a banner over Highway 403 in solidarity with the people of Gaza and all Palestinians who are experiencing the current genocidal peak of Israel’s violent settler-colonial state project. Reading ‘FREE GAZA’, the banner was dropped in response to a call for a Day of Action across Turtle Island to Read More …

Hamilton L3Harris Shut Down

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info L3Harris in Hamilton, ON Shut Down! Location: 50 Leavitt Blvd, Waterdown Over ten thousand Palestinians have been murdered; at least 4237 of them children. Thousands more have lost their friends and family. Entire lineages of kin have been erased from their homes and homelands with prejudice. For those watching and cognizant, it’s not hard to draw at least some parallels between the State of Read More …

Zine: No More Colonial States

Anonymous Submission to North Shore Counter-Info This zine, designed to fit on 2 printed sheets of paper, consists of 3 parts: An affirmation that the fight against colonial Israel is inseparable from the fight against other colonialisms. A version of an online article about Israel, colonialism, & fascism optimized to read on paper. A list of #BDS targets to decolonize (attack). The zine is entirely grayscale, & can be downloaded Read More …