Civil Society Open Letter to the WTO Director General

Civil Society Open Letter to the WTO Director General

  PHM Canada has signed onto an open letter to the WTO Director General asking for them to deliver a credible response to the Covid-19 pandemic in the form of a TRIPS waiver proposal that addresses concerns about the impact of intellectual property on timely and affordable access to medical…

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!

Clean up the G&R dump on Mohawk Land!   When it comes to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, our federal government must translate more of its words into action. Today, we are calling its attention to a clear manifestation of environmental racism and injustice in the Mohawk community of Kanehstatà:ke, just…

NGOs and Allied Groups United Against Environmental Racism on Indigenous Lands

NGOs and Allied Groups United Against Environmental Racism on Indigenous Lands

PHM Canada signed on to a joint statement (seen below) from NGOs and allied groups calling for the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, as well as the Premier of Quebec, François Legault, to address environmental racism occurring on the Mohawk lands of Kanehsata:ke. To view the current demands and…

From Wet’suwet’en to Tkaronto We Demand an End to the Criminalization of Indigenous Land Defenders

From Wet’suwet’en to Tkaronto We Demand an End to the Criminalization of Indigenous Land Defenders

PHM Canada has signed onto a solidarity letter for Vanessa Gray who was charged by RCMP in relation to a Wet’suwet’en solidarity rally in Toronto. Vanessa is a very active Indigenous Land Defender and is known by many for her work in Ontario’s chemical valley.  To see the full sign…

UNLOCKING EQUITABLE ACCESS TO COVID-19 HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES

UNLOCKING EQUITABLE ACCESS TO COVID-19 HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGIES

PHM Canada, along with other organizations, signed onto a letter (seen below) sent to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) to act on vaccine apartheid as a product of racism and colonialism. The letter asks for urgent action appeal on Covid-19 vaccines…

Urgent human rights appeal to Canada to support the TRIPS waiver at WTO

Urgent human rights appeal to Canada to support the TRIPS waiver at WTO

PHM Canada signed onto a letter (seen below) of their failure to sign onto a temporary waiver of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) for technologies related to preventing the Covid-19 virus. The letter was addressed to Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion…

The Americas Program joint organizational statement on the David Castillo Trial for Murder of Berta Cáceres

The Americas Program joint organizational statement on the David Castillo Trial for Murder of Berta Cáceres

PHM Canada signed on to the Americas Program joint organizational statement (seen below) on the David Castillo Trial for Murder of Berta Cáceres. David Castillo was a former military intelligence officer and head of DESA, the energy company responsible for the dam project on the Rio Gualcarque that Berta and…

Canada Can and Must Share Vaccines Now

Canada Can and Must Share Vaccines Now

  PHM Canada, along with other organizations across the world, signed onto ONE Canada’s joint statement (seen below) calling on the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, to act more urgently on his government’s commitment to share vaccines with COVAX. COVAX is a global COVID vaccine distribution initiative to ensure…

Media Release: 180+ Communities, Organisations and Academics Reject Extractive-Heavy EU Green Deal

Media Release: 180+ Communities, Organisations and Academics Reject Extractive-Heavy EU Green Deal

PHM Canada signed onto The Gaia Foundation’s collective statement calling on the EU to abandon its plans to massively expand dirty mining as part of EU Green Deal and Green Recovery plans. To see the full collective statement, please click here. Pour voir la version française, visitez ici. A global…

Export Development Canada Must Stop Fuelling the Climate Crisis

Export Development Canada Must Stop Fuelling the Climate Crisis

  PHM Canada signed on to Environmental Defence Canada’s joint statement (seen below) calling for Canada to align its public financing with our climate commitments. To view the original statement and a briefing, as well as a letter written to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade,…