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Universities Canada turning a blind eye on Palestinian cases | Jul 29 2015 | Alan Sears, Gregory Shupak | There are 5,820 Palestinian political prisoners detained in Israeli jails, yet Universities Canada follow Harper government in supporting Israel and silencing Palestinian cases.
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Good food is never cheap and cheap food is never good. | Jul 29 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Consider the political, social, economic, and environmental impacts your food purchases have today and for generations to come.
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Tom Mulcair holds a press conference -- presto, Olivia Chow is the official NDP candidate | Jul 29 2015 | Michael Laxer | It seems that "democratic nomination process" thing is just as optional for the NDP as well!
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As an MP, Chow was a passionate advocate for public transit | Jul 29 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | During her tenure in the House, Olivia Chow proposed initiatives to get the federal government involved in Canada's frayed urban transit systems.
Immigration
Jul 23 2015
Why do people migrate and what is it like when they do? This question frames 'Meet Me In Venice' by Suzanne Ma as we follow the journey of a young girl from Qingtian, China.
Indigenous
Jul 16 2015
At 86, Joseph (Augie) Merasty decided his story needed to be told: a firsthand account of the impact residential schools had on Indigenous children and how this experience shaped his life.
environment
Jul 9 2015
Heat waves. Droughts. Wildfires. Storms. Weather events like these are becoming more frequent. Why? It may have something to do with the CO2 crisis.

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