Blog November 19
Alberta Teachers Association associate communications coordinator Jonathan Teghtmeyer. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jason Kenney could just pull out of the Canada Pension Plan without so much as a by your leave, he would.
News November 18
Image: Lyle Skrapek
Zaid Noorsumar | Canadian janitor Lyle Skrapek talks about injuries, the physical toll working takes on his body, and the invisibility of his job.
Blog November 16
Kim Elliott | Canadians who want to make sense of the politics and policy coming out of Ottawa need Karl Nerenberg's distinct political analysis and frontline reporting.
Blog November 15
Poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa. Image: Tjololo Photo/Flickr
Matthew Hayes | For some, Don Cherry was fired on Remembrance Day for defending the troops. For others, Don Cherry's bigoted language recalls the evil enemy we defeated at great sacrifice in 1945.
Blog November 15
Child using tablet computer. Image: Kelly Sikkama/Unsplash
Tess Sison | People under the age of 18 are the fastest-growing online demographic in a world that is in the midst of the fourth Industrial Revolution, which offers greater opportunities and risks.
Columnists November 15
Don Cherry banner. Image: haven't the slightest/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Don Cherry wasn't always "Don Cherry." Long before Coach's Corner, Cherry was just a coach for the Boston Bruins.
Blog November 15
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Whatever led to inquiry commissioner Steve Allan's decision to use a law firm that employs his son, it doesn't pass the traditional political sniff test.
Podcast November 15
Image – Pixabay/DebbieCoursonSmith – Classroom Kindergarten Elementary
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Teachers in Ontario are for students and against cuts to education -- an interview with ETFO president Sam Hammond.
Columnists November 14
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention. Image: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As the U.S. becomes increasingly diverse, and the Democratic party even more so, the presidential nomination process remains heavily weighted by two states that are among the whitest in the nation.
Blog November 14
Tyne Cot Cemetary in the Ypres Salient on the Western Front. Image: Thomas Quine/Flickr
Shama Naqushbandi | Remembrance poses uncomfortable questions with no easy answers. Do we treat war as an aberration in human history, or as the darker shadows of our better spirits that we need to continuously counter?
Columnists November 14
Grunge textured flag of Alberta on vintage paper. Image: Nicolas Raymond/Flickr
Bill Blaikie | Should Alberta independence gain significant acceptance, Albertans would have to satisfy the conditions set out for separation that grew out of a demand by the Reform Party for a so-called plan B.
Blog November 14
Prince Rupert waterfront. Image: A.Davey/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Let's lop off the top half of British Columbia and give it to Alberta! It might be the only way to save the country, dontcha know?