Nicky Young

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Canada Is Ramping Up its Arms Exporting Trade

Earlier this year, the Harper government proudly announced the signing of a $10-13 billion deal that would send Canadian developed armoured vehicles to Saudi Arabia, creating 3,000 Canadian jobs in the process. Is bolstering Canada's economic stability...
Nicky Young
4.8.14
News

Canadians Everywhere Are Protesting Against Harper's Apathy Towards Missing Aboriginal Women

Canadians have been organizing railway blockades and intense protests over the Harper government's decision to ignore urgent requests from provincial governments and the United Nations, by not holding an inquiry into the unsolved cases of over 80...
Nicky Young
3.18.14
News

Shit Harper Did Protested Canadian Poverty with a Wall of Canned Goods

On February 12, at 7:40 AM, a group of six young activists representing Shit Harper Did erected a wall of 300 cans of food in Toronto's financial district, literally blockading the entrance to the Conservative Cabinet Ministers regional office.
Nicky Young
2.24.14
News

Two Canadians Made a Fake Toronto Maple Leafs Website to Criticize the Afghan War

What's a really great way to get the attention of Canadians en masse? Impersonate the Toronto Maple Leafs media department, of course!
Nicky Young
2.5.14
News

Oil Giant SWN Is Suspending Its Work in New Brunswick After Nationwide Protests

Anti-fracking tension has spread throughout Canada, and today, Texan oil giant SWN announced they'd be pulling out of New Brunswick until 2015.
Nicky Young
12.6.13
News

Inside Vancouver's Downtown East Side Junk Market

What started as a form of protest against the Vancouver Police Force's rampant ticketing of junk vendors in the city's downtown east side has turned into a legal, trash bazaar/micro-economy.
Nicky Young
9.25.13
Sports

The Rebirth of Montreal's Big-O Is Proof that Skaters Can Turn Trash into Gold

On August 18th one of North America’s most iconic skate spots reopened: Montreal's Olympic Stadium, also known as The Big-O, or Big Owe (the name it was given thanks to the 25 years it took the city to pay off the now crumbling stadium).
Nicky Young
8.22.13
News

Idle No More Is About the Environment, Too

Idle No More is commonly known as an effort to secure Native rights, and that's true, but it's also a massive environmental movement that's gaining international recognition. We were at a railroad blockade in Toronto during the Super Bowl that was set...
Nicky Young
2.7.13