News December 12
Photo: Twelve-year-old Timoci Naulusala of Fiji gave an impassioned speech to delegates at COP 23. Photo: @COP23/Twitter
David Bleakney | Avoidance and possibility in a burning world: Our uncomfortable future demands that climate criminals not be enabled further while we carry our caps in hand with appeals to do the right thing
Columnists December 11
Film still of Stephen Jerome. Image courtesy of Wapikoni Mobile
June Chua | My Father's Tools is a short documentary about an Indigenous craft that is dying out. Done in cinema vérité style, it begins with a man in the forest, searching for and then cutting down a tree.
Blog December 10
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David J. Climenhaga | Premier Brad Wall has until Jan. 27, when his resignation takes effect, to try to skate through this mess. After that, some other Sask Party premier will have to carry the can.
Blog December 10
Judy Haiven | By recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the U.S. further isolates itself, as it becomes the only country in the world to do so.
Blog December 8
Penney Kome | The November attack on a Sufi mosque in Egypt and Erdogan's crackdown in Turkey both signs that Canada should recognize Sufis as an oppressed religious minority and grant them refugee status.
Columnists December 9
Photo: University of Saskatchewan​/Flickr
Rick Salutin | The great feat of public schools is being open to everyone; they offer unique opportunities to learn from those unlike us. That gets lost if school populations are desegregated by program.
Blog December 8
Image: Rachel Small
Rachel Small | Today marks the 142nd day that a continuous 24-hour vigil has been maintained outside of the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada office in downtown Toronto.
Blog December 8
Brad Wall. Photo: DanielPaquet/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | At 52, Brad Wall is still a young man. So he'll probably find a way to continue to be a public nuisance.
News December 8
Photo: Mike Seyfang/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | The Parliamentary Budget Officer warns the funds budgeted for water infrastructure and maintenance in First Nations communities is inadequate to the need -- and to the government's own commitments.
Columnists December 8
Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Monia Mazigh | Apologies are not monetary gifts or hollow words offered by teary politicians. They are gestures that define our history as a country and restore faith in institutions.
Columnists December 7
Photo: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Trump, who seems to relish saber rattling and antagonizing opponents like the supreme leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, Kim Jong Un, may be pushing us to the brink of nuclear war.
Blog December 7
Photo: Canadian Pacific/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Petition E-1228 redesigns the citizenship study guide and exam to acknowledge Indigenous history.