The Canadian military has been caught using PSYOP tactics it honed in Afghanistan on domestic soil. The dirty tricks, which included a scheme to spread panic about imaginary wolf attacks in Nova Scotia, should worry anyone concerned about civil liberties.
Jeremy Appel is a reporter at the Sprawl in Calgary. He’s also the cohost of Big Shiny Takes, a podcast that skewers the Canadian pundit class, and Forgotten Corner, an Alberta-focused interview show.
Canada is deeply implicated in the blood-soaked global arms trade. It won’t stop until we make it stop.
Cargill runs Canada’s biggest meatpacking facility and obliged its workers to come in despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the company is facing a criminal investigation — the first of its kind — after the sadly predictable deaths of workers and their family members.
Alberta’s UCP government, led by premier Jason Kenney, is kowtowing to the province’s bosses in every conceivable way. The passage of Bill 32 demonstrates their devotion to Alberta’s business class and their contempt for working people.