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Free advice for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly | Apr 30 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The still-new Minister of Canadian Heritage has launched an ambitious project to rethink all federal cultural policies and institutions. The consultation process is still in its infancy.
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Spotlight on homeless deaths | Apr 30 2016 | Cathy Crowe, Naheed Dosani | Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.
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Don't blame loudmouth extremist Craig Chandler for PC Leader Ric McIver's troubles -- they're all his own | Apr 30 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Anything can happen in politics, but it's hard to imagine that interim Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver isn't finished.
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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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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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