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Opposing Canadian pipeline projects: Indigenous solidarity across borders

September 26, 2023
Join us in Ottawa on October 16 for a public talk with Indigenous delegates from communities in Mexico and Wet'suwet'en territory affected by TC Energy pipeline projects. Hear how they're pushing back in defence of their land against these pipelines being built by TC Energy with support from the Canadian government.
September 22, 2023
With signs that EDC may be backtracking on its commitments regarding Canada's policy to restrict fossil fuel finance abroad, we're calling for regulations to make the rules legally binding.
September 22, 2023
Above Ground is tracking the details of complaints to the CORE regarding alleged human rights abuses linked to specific Canadian companies. The CORE has released reports on eight complaints and is investigating seven of these. We will update this document with new information as it is announced.
August 10, 2023
The global seafood industry is rife with worker abuse, and we need comprehensive measures to stop companies profiting from it, write Georgina Alonso of Above Ground and Bea Bruske of the Canadian Labour Congress in this Hill Times op-ed.
August 4, 2023
Ottawa is poised to end a significant component of its support for fossil fuel companies. It unveiled last week its criteria to identify "inefficient" subsidies that can no longer be provided. Left intact, however, are billions of dollars in federal financing for oil and gas companies, and a phase-out plan for this support is facing delay.