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Where's the beef? Alberta's cattle industry is only getting what it ordered from Earls | Apr 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Boycotting a corporate restaurant chain may make you feel better, but it's not going to do anything to help small Alberta beef producers.
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Promising, paid internships at unionized media disappearing as industry crumbles | Apr 29 2016 | Errol Salamon | Aspiring journalists are at risk of losing these opportunities to become better journalists as media companies continue to cut jobs in order to reduce organizational spending.
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Putting jobs before the climate is making a deal with the devil | Apr 29 2016 | Gary Engler | Capitalism is asking us to choose between jobs and the future livability of our planet. The good news is there is an alternative.
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Saskatchewan workers have a right to belong to the union they choose | Apr 29 2016 | Tom Graham | New labour legislation in Saskatchewan means employers can remove supervisors from their union.
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Apr 28 2016
New publisher Dagger Editions focuses on literature produced by and for queer woman. In this excerpt, Betsy Warland delves into a personal narrative of "a person of between."
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Apr 21 2016
What is ecoterrorism? According to John Sorenson it is the creation of the animal industrial complex in order to attack the animal rights movement and discredit its work.
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Apr 14 2016
Sunil Yapa's new book has been making waves in the literary world. Yutaka Dirks relates his own experience at the "Battle of Seattle" and spoke with the author about his inspiration.

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Do you think Premier Christy Clark's salary top-up is a conflict of interest?

Christy Clark receives $192,000 for her taxpayer-funded B.C. premier salary, and also receives up to $50,000 extra from her party.

The long-standing B.C. Liberal practice is now being challenged by the B.C. NDP, which has filed a complaint with B.C.'s conflict of interest commissioner alledging the extra money comes from "exclusive" private meetings with Clark and allows "direct benefits" according to B.C. NDP MLA David Eby.

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