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Canada's media needs to get over objectivity and start practicing solidarity | Sep 26 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Canadian media needs to dispense with false ideas of "objectivity" when it comes to colonized peoples -- and all systems of oppression -- and practice solidarity instead.
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'Payday loans of the mining industry' download risk to workers in one of world's most dangerous jobs | Sep 26 2016 | Sharry Taylor | "Streaming" in the mining industry, a speculative investment in future resource options, puts extra pressure on mining companies -- and workers bear the consequences.
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It can't help oil patch campaign that 'Bernard the Roughneck' appeared in 2014 theatrical production | Sep 26 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Google searches by curious social media users turned up the reference to the theatrical performance by Neal Hancock, better known as Bernard the Roughneck.
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By sticking with Harper climate targets, Trudeau flinches at chance to show leadership | Sep 26 2016 | Michelle Mech | Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has admitted that the Liberals are not going to strengthen Stephen Harper's emissions targets -- despite pledging to slow climate change at COP21 Paris summit.
Indigenous
Sep 15 2016
New collection "In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation" describes what reconciliation can mean to the individual. But are words enough? Our reviewer says it's time for action.
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Sep 8 2016
'Forbidden Fruit' is Gail Pellett's raw and highly personal memoir of the year, mid-1980 to mid-1981, when she lived in Beijing as China was just emerging from its decade-long Cultural Revolution.
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Aug 25 2016
All the Liberals had to do was construct legislation that complied with the Supreme Court ruling. But instead they bungled the file on assisted dying. Here's what happened.

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Can Canada be a real leader in the fight against climate change?

It is now officially fall, which means it is officially time to talk about carbon pricing, apparently.

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said on Wednesday that all provinces could soon have either a cap-and-trade system or carbon tax as the Liberal government continues to prepare its national plan for carbon pricing.

McKenna also noted that in order for the system to be effective, price must increase with inflation instead of being fixed.

Hilariously, at the UN conference this week, Norwegian politician Erik Solheim joked that since everyone loves Canada, everyone would be happy to take leadership from Canada.

Can Canada be a real leader in the fight against climate change?

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