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Montreal Jazz Fest organizers face consequences, not censorship over controversial show

I’ve seen mainstream Quebec columnists who enjoy platforms and media exposure writers of colour can only dream of call the decision by the Montreal Jazz Festival to cancel the show “intellectual terrorism,” “an attack on freedom of speech,” "emotional tyranny," “cultural Apartheid,” “a blow to artistic freedom,” “fascism,” and “censorship." Are you listening to yourselves?

Popular B.C. chefs ask provincial government not to renew salmon farm licences

It's the latest push in the intergenerational struggle to protect wild Pacific salmon. First Nations leaders have been occupying fish farms in the Broughton Archipelago for over 200 days, and now, leading environmentalist David Suzuki, invited top chefs concerned with the wellbeing of wild salmon, to add their voice to the resistance.