Soaring food costs are making it impossible for almost a quarter of Canadians to access basic groceries. Instead of strengthening safety nets, the Canadian government is lining the pockets of defense contractors.
Alex Cosh is the managing editor of the Maple. He lives in Tiskwat on the traditional territory of the Tla’amin people.
After a summer of disastrous forest fires, British Columbia is now experiencing extreme flooding. As well as causing untold misery for Canadian citizens, environmental catastrophe is also exposing how few protections exist for migrant workers.