Dairy farmers protest at Parliament Hill

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Around 3,000 dairy farmers from across eastern Ontario and Quebec took to the streets outside of Parliament Hill in protest on Thursday, June 2 2016. The protest began around noon with tractors lining Wellington Street on the opposite side of… Continue Reading

Vigil turns violent ahead of March for Life

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A vigil turned violent between participants of the candlelight vigil for victims of abortions and the counter protest for vigil for victims of unsafe abortions on the evening of May 11, 2016 at the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in… Continue Reading

Protest on Parliament as Polish President visits Canada

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Protesters for and against the Polish government gathered on Parliament Hill on May 10, 2016. The President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, is presently in Canada for a three-day visit. Poland is currently governed by the Law and Justice Party (PiS). Anti-government… Continue Reading

Indigenous survivors of child welfare rally

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The Indigenous Adoptees-Ottawa group held a rally on Parliament Hill today in solidarity with Indigenous people affected by Canada’s Native Child Welfare System. Many speakers recounted their experiences of the Sixties Scoop, where between the 1960s and ’80s an estimated 20,000 indigenous children… Continue Reading

Ottawa marches against climate change

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Thousands of people marched in Ottawa’s contribution to the Global Climate day today. The march began at City Hall and continued to Parliament Hill. Organizers say over 2,000 similar events are being held around the world, from Sao Paulo to Sydney to Seoul. Ottawa… Continue Reading