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Death of Wildrose founder and journalist-ideologue Link Byfield a major blow to Alberta social conservative right | Jan 26 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Despite winning an Alberta Senate election, Prime Minister Stephen Harper passed over Link Byfield for a Senate seat -- evidence of how far his views were from the mainstream.
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The triumph of Syriza and the challenge to social democracy and austerity | Jan 26 2015 | Michael Laxer | The victory of Syriza, while being clearly a victory within the specific Greek context, still stands as a challenge to the bankrupt narrative of social democratic acceptance of austerity.
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256 years of Rabbie Burns: if the authorities had any idea what he was talking about, they'd round up the Caledonian Society | Jan 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If the authorities actually comprehended what Robert Burns's poems were saying, they'd send in robotic sniffers to render the haggis harmless!
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The House returns and Harper will have to answer for current economic turmoil | Jan 25 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Harper now says falling prices in the oil and gas sector are good for the rest of the economy. Still, Finance Minister Oliver has postponed his budget because of market uncertainty.
feminism
Jan 22 2015
Imagine Canada's future. What does it look like? In this excerpt, we read what Jessie Housty, an Indigenous community leader from the Heiltsuk First Nation, envisions for Canada.
environment
Jan 15 2015
What?! There's another reason to worry about the planet? Why yes. If we don't get control over our water usage, we will be up the creek without any water.
Immigration
Jan 8 2015
By 2030, Canada's growth will be entirely based on immigration. So it seems it is in everyone's best interest to welcome newcomers, but you wouldn't gather that by the current laws and changes.

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What do you think about the Bank of Canada's decision on the interest rate?

The Bank of Canada announced this week that it was lowering its trend-signalling interest rate from 1.0 per cent, where it had been pegged since 2010, to 0.75 per cent.

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