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David Gray-Donald

January 11, 2021 • Media Co-op

Paid sick days still not planned for Ontario, despite growing calls

COVID case counts are breaking records in the province, projections are even worse, and public health officials, advocates and municipal politicians are calling for paid sick days. But, the Ontario government points only to the federal benefit, CRSB.

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

October 23, 2020 • Media Co-op

Canada slow to recognize MAS' election victory in Bolivia

Asked whether Canada apologizes for backing the 2019 coup, Global Affairs dodges the question

October 22, 2020 • Media Co-op

Expropriate buildings for social housing now, says OCAP

Amid ongoing homelessness crisis, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) is hosting a rally on Saturday, Oct 24, to re-iterate its demand to expropriate the properties from 214-230 Sherbourne St in Toronto and build social housing

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

October 18, 2020 • Media Co-op

Idle No More and others call for Indigenous solidarity actions

Mi’kmaq, Secwepmec, Wet’suwet’en, Algonquin, Haudenosaunee and other nations are pushing back against colonial violence and theft

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

September 30, 2020 • Media Co-op

The coup in Mali, imperial powers, and the Canadian connections

Huge Canadian gold mines in Mali have been unaffected by the coup, but France's uranium interests have been under threat for years

September 30, 2020 • Media Co-op

MEC members unite in legal battle to save the Co-op

RBC is arguing in favour of the sell-off, while members ask for a chance to save their Co-op

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

September 29, 2020 • Media Co-op

Concerts against TMX taking place along pipeline route this weekend

Black Snake Killas Tour: Back to the Land hopes to raise funds and inspire resistance

» Story: by David Gray-Donald

September 21, 2020 • Media Co-op

Climate activists call out federal environment minister's "silly" comment about oil extraction

"Wilkinson's comments show just how out of touch this government is with the stark reality of climate change"

» Story: by David Gray-Donald