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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.
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The executives who are holding us ransom | Jul 29 2015 | Simon Tremblay-Pepin | How is public corporation executives' level of compensation like a ransom? Simon Tremblay-Pepin explains the logic behind the metaphor: first, the kidnapping, then, the ransom.
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Water everywhere, Canadian policy nowhere | Jul 29 2015 | Maude Barlow | The UN says water is a human right, Canada says it's a corporate free for all.
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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