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How Canadian military training in Africa influences the continent's politics | Sep 3 2015 | Yves Engler | In 1966 Ghana's Canadian-trained army overthrew President Kwame Nkrumah, a leading pan-Africanist who was dubbed "Man of the Millennium" in a 2000 poll by BBC listeners in Africa.
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The diminishing of access to government information -- and some things to do about it | Sep 3 2015 | Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
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Refugee crisis gives Conservatives a well-earned black eye | Sep 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | It is a horror that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, who had relatives in Canada. But that indifference is not new.
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Supreme Court decision on Ecuador-Chevron case to set global precedent on corporate responsibility | Sep 3 2015 | Raluca Bejan | There is a clear need to evaluate our law making and law producing system vis-à-vis these ready-made ideas of 'corporate veil', 'corporate identity' and 'corporate separateness.'
Sep 3 2015
Author-activist Helen Forsey shares her vision for a better-functioning Senate from her book "A People's Senate for Canada" and reviews the candidates' ideas for Senate reform in this interview.
Aug 27 2015
Does urban cycling strike a chord of fear in you? Fear not, Yvonne Bambrick's Urban Cycling Survival Guide will show you the rules of the road and how to put them to good use.
Aug 20 2015
The Harper government has been in power since 2006. In that time, it has managed to systematically dismantle Canada's democracy. How? Read on.

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How could Canada best improve our policies toward refugees?

Chris Alexander, speaking in his role as immigration minister, has said that Canada is welcoming to refugees and a "model of humanitarian action."

Many disagree, especially in light of the news that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, in a show of indifference that's part of the Harper government's mean-spirited refugee policy.

How could Canada best improve our policies toward refugees?

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