Film length: 14:11 Toronto always has one of the largest marches in the world to commemorate International Women’s Day and this year was no exception – a powerful, angry march demanding justice for First Nations 15 year old Tina Fontaine, murdered after Child and Family Services put her up ALONE in an hotel. Disgracefully, Tina’s case is just one of up to 4,000 indigenous women and girls who have been murdered and disappeared without any justice. But there is now a huge movement building to change that, led by young women such as 16 year old Madyson Arscott, who organised the rally at the end of the march. Amongst the many other campaigns on the march were justice campaigns for murdered Honduran activist Berta Caceres, for Philipine temporary workers, for the female Kurdish fighters of Rojava, RECE workers fighting for decent pay and Fight for 15 and Fairness.
Teaching assistants at York University in Toronto are on strike after management cut 800 TA posts. TAs are essential for students; they are the ones who actually teach the courses and do the grading rather […]
Young indigenous women have set up a permanent camp outside Toronto Old Town Hall in the struggle for justice for the many murdered and disappeared indigenous women, girls and even men – the latest two […]