The Great Gilded North

Mar
28
Wrapping Up Our Great Gilded North Series

Wrapping Up Our Great Gilded North Series

The Maple wraps up its first deep-dive series.
Mar
11
Poverty Wage Plutocrats: A Guide to Canada’s Grocery Chain Oligarchs

Poverty Wage Plutocrats: A Guide to Canada’s Grocery Chain Oligarchs

For workers, the grocery sector means low wages. For Canada’s wealthiest plutocrats, these conditions make the grocery business one of the most lucrative.
Feb
24
Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet Has a Disproportionate Number of Former Corporate Executives

Justin Trudeau’s Cabinet Has a Disproportionate Number of Former Corporate Executives

Nearly one-third of Justin Trudeau's cabinet ministers previously worked as corporate executives or in other roles linked to business interests before entering Parliament.
Jan
21
How Canada Helped Kill An Anti-Imperialist Hero

How Canada Helped Kill An Anti-Imperialist Hero

In the early 1960s, Canada and its colonial allies entered the newly independent Democratic Republic of Congo with an agenda, and Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba was in the way.
Dec
09
The Powerful Oil And Gas Executives Opposing Canada’s Climate Commitments

The Powerful Oil And Gas Executives Opposing Canada’s Climate Commitments

According to data from the OECD, Canada is the only G7 nation to have increased greenhouse gas emissions over the past six years.
Nov
24
The Imperialist Massacre Behind Some Of Canada’s Most Prestigious Academic Prizes

The Imperialist Massacre Behind Some Of Canada’s Most Prestigious Academic Prizes

Izaak Walton Killam, the richest man in Canada and namesake of prestigious scholarships, protected his business interests in El Salvador by helping facilitate one of the worst civilian massacres in this continent’s history.
Nov
17
Canada’s Wealthy Elites Long Had A Soft Spot For Fascism

Canada’s Wealthy Elites Long Had A Soft Spot For Fascism

The myth of a nation united against fascism and Nazism is shattered by the fact that members of Canada’s ruling class applauded the regimes of Mussolini and Hitler.
Nov
12
A Guide To The Ruling Class’s Domination And Destruction Of Canadian Media

A Guide To The Ruling Class’s Domination And Destruction Of Canadian Media

“News coverage and the opinion journalism of the largest newspapers in Canada has now been weaponized and monetized by the owners.”
Oct
29
The Pandemic Showed Canada’s Corporate Class Are More Rich And Powerful Than Ever. So We Launched A New Series.

The Pandemic Showed Canada’s Corporate Class Are More Rich And Powerful Than Ever. So We Launched A New Series.

Starting in November, we're launching a new series of articles digging deep into how wealthy elites in Canada protect their power and influence.