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The Indigenous fight against colonial veganism | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | But what is this fight really all about? The right to choose what to eat? The right to dictate that choice to others?
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Documenting my failures during the Vegan Challenge | Apr 16 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Participating in the Vegan Challenge is a great way to evaluate my food consumption habits and subsequently embarrass myself because of my food consumption habits. Vegan Challenge, you are my Everest.
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Activist Communique: Fighting Back Against Cuts to Disability Benefits | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Fighting Back Against Cuts to Disability Benefits – from U.K to Ontario Austerity is Global – so is our resistance.
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Redford-Hancock Government moves ahead with plan to gut public sector pensions | Apr 16 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta’s NDP said the party’s legislative caucus will focus on the government’s attack on public service pensions for the rest of the legislative session.
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Where are the jobs without people in Canada's labour market? | Apr 16 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Statistics Canada released their latest job vacancy data this week, giving us the three-month average ending in January 2014.
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Four reasons why veganism supports workers | Apr 16 2014 | H.G Watson | Being vegan isn't a choice that values animals above humans. It’s actually about valuing food and where it comes from, rather than just believing it magically appears on our plates.
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Activist Communique: On veganism, Ellen DeGeneres, the sealhunt and #sealfies | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The issue of the Canadian seal hunt has been in the news recently thanks to spouting off of famous Hollywood types and the Twitter hashtag backlash. Let me explain...
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Temporary foreign workers: How federal settlement policies overlook some newcomers | Apr 15 2014 | Jill Bucklaschuk, Zoё St-Aubin | A realignment of thinking is needed to acknowledge temporary foreign workers of all skill levels as potential permanent members of communities that contribute to the labour force.
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Fighting back against corporatocracy and Big Monopolies | Apr 15 2014 | Mark Taliano | Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom.
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Dissenting voices quietly vanish from Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline review | Apr 15 2014 | Emma Gilchrist | The National Energy Board (NEB) has turned its review of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline into a "mere paperwork exercise" by cutting all cross-examination from the process.
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Nonviolence, spirituality and social transformation | Apr 15 2014 | Dennis Gruending | Professor Heather Eaton says Canadians know little about the concepts or practice of nonviolence. She is organizing a conversation at Saint Paul University in Ottawa to change that.
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The 'Self Preservation Society' wants Jim Prentice for 'The Alberta Job' | Apr 15 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | … But can former federal cabinet minister and current baking boss Jim Prentice forgo his ambition to be prime minister?
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Ontario's slow-growth economy: Better news than you might think | Apr 15 2014 | Armine Yalnizyan | In the past, an entrepreneurial state asked: what kind of future do we want, and how do we get there? Slow growth could nudge us towards those questions again.
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Why even grassfed and local beef isn't sustainable | Apr 15 2014 | Paul Mahony | In reality, on the scale required to feed the masses, such products are unsustainable. A general shift towards a plant-based diet, is essential if we are to overcome catastrophic climate change.
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An omnivore's defence of veganism, finally | Apr 15 2014 | Michael Stewart | My goal for this year's Vegan Challeng is not only to override, finally, my omnivorous habits for a week, but also to not be such a sarcastic jerk while I'm doing it either. It's harder than it looks.
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Is it time for a real war on cars? | Apr 15 2014 | David Suzuki | When you factor in pollution-related illness and mortality, cars are a leading cause of death and injury. They're also a major contributor to climate change. Is it time to apply the brakes?
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Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.
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The high political stakes of power rate promises for the Nova Scotia Liberals | Apr 15 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Could Stephen McNeil's read-my-lips election promise to "save you $46 million per year" on your power bills become his defining no-new-taxes/no-program-cuts, dead-on-the-doorstep electoral moment?
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Don't airbrush Jim Flaherty's record because of sympathy for his family | Apr 14 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | It is not speaking ill of the dead to say the charming Jim Flaherty held the same beliefs as the charmless Stephen Harper. It is the unvarnished and necessary truth.
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Quebec election: Unfortunate outcome to a disappointing campaign | Apr 14 2014 | Eve-Lyne Couturier | A myriad of factors, sometimes contradictory, can explain Quebec voters' renewed support for the party formerly led by Jean Charest.