Source: Tuition in Canada, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Retrieved fr
Apr 24 2014 | by Kaylie Tiessen | High unemployment and high tuition fees combined are saddling graduates with growing levels of student debt that make it difficult to take life's next steps.
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Apr 24 2014 | by Donald Gutstein | It took a court case to prove it, but Fraser Institute research results that questioned whether smoking can cause cancer were funded by Big Tobacco. Who funds today's research?
Apr 24 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government has made Deepan Budlakoti, born in Canada to parents who are now Canadian citizens, a stateless person. That is typical of a policy that pushes 'guest workers' over immigrants.
Thomas Lukaszuk
Apr 24 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Conservatives' entitlement problems run deeper than one politician -- and even one level of government!
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Apr 23 2014 | by David Green | The current policy allows firms to operate low wage and benefit workplaces without worrying about turnover costs, which provides a clear incentive to adopt a bad jobs model.
Apr 23 2014 | by J Baglow | The RCMP has a bit of a history of being partial to Stephen Harper's government. Is its refusal to charge Harper's Chief of Staff Nigel Wright an indication of more of the same?
Apr 23 2014 | by Dana Hibbard | Dana Hibbard explains how conservationists in northwest B.C. are fighting to preserve the Sacred Headwaters region from destructive mining and gas fracking plans.
Apr 23 2014 | by Eva Prkachin | OpenMedia has launched a StopTheSecrecy Tumblr to share exclusive photos of our bat signal in Washington. You can see it for yourself at
Apr 23 2014 | by Meghan Murphy | Over 800 feminists and allies are calling on Canadian politicians to look towards the Nordic model, with regard to prostitution law.
Apr 23 2014 | by Michael Laxer | The progressive agenda in North America has become so insignificant in its aims that if it got any less so it would simply cease to be.
Apr 23 2014 | by Kayle Hatt | This week the New York Times published a study on U.S. income inequality and the middle class which reported that America's middle class is no longer the 'world's richest' -- Canada's middle class is.
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Apr 23 2014 | by Dean Harder | There is a direct correlation between the loss of the farmer-elected Canadian Wheat Board and the current rail transportation boondoggle which will cost Prairie farmers over $5 billion in sales.
Apr 23 2014 | by rabble staff | Every year goes big with its annual report.
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Apr 22 2014 | by Stephen Kimber | Crime and the young. It's complicated, far more so than any tough-on-crime Tory politician could -- or would probably want to -- capture.
Apr 22 2014 | by David Suzuki | The latest chapter of the IPCC Fifth Assessment says there's still time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. The good news is that there are many benefits to taking action.
Apr 22 2014 | by Tania Ehret | Evan Greer and Anne Feeney travel through Cascadia to sing energetic songs of protest. Come out to the Heartwood Community Cafe this Saturday afternoon, April 26, for their matinee show!
Ken Hughes
Apr 22 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Whether the government wants it or not, health care and the catastrophic role of Alberta Health Services is going to be an issue in the next election -- bad news for leadership candidate Ken Hughes.
A herd of buffalo at  Arrowwood National Wildlife Reserve, North Dakota.
Apr 22 2014 | by Sara Stratton | In March I travelled to Edmonton for the last National Event of the TRC. I am on a journey of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, which is also a journey of reconciliation with the land.
Apr 22 2014 | by Josh Tabish | This is a crucial week for negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Groups from across the political spectrum have launched the online Stop The Secrecy campaign.
Apr 21 2014 | by Lauren Corman | The animal industrial complex offers a tradeoff between more affordable and widely available meat and dairy products and the welfare of animals whose existences necessarily become more invisible.
Photo by Brent Patterson
Apr 21 2014 | by Brent Patterson | The 4,400-kilometre pipeline would transport 1.1 million barrels per day from northern Alberta to New Brunswick and markets beyond.
Harper and Netanyahu: Foreign Policy as BFFs
Apr 21 2014 | by Gerry Caplan | Harper has turned Canada's foreign policy in to a joke -- half bewildering, half tragic. And now, says Gerry Caplan, he is flouting the call for needful action in the Central African Republic.
Apr 21 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | On Tuesday April 22 at 12:00 pm whenever that occurs where you live is the date and time for the worldwide smudge for Mother Earth.
CANSIM Table 282-0010
Apr 21 2014 | by Angella MacEwen | Aside from outright discrimination, occupational segregation and unpaid care demands contribute significantly to women's lower wages.
Justin Trudeau
Apr 21 2014 | by Geoffrey Stevens | Trudeau's popularity has lasted long beyond the honeymoon phase, because he has has established himself as a serious politician and a genuinely likeably person -- unlike Stephen Harper.
Apr 21 2014 | by Meg Borthwick | Author and activist Steve D'Arcy explains how social movements can use militant protest to strengthen democracy.
Apr 20 2014 | by Christina Turner | Finish the vegan challenge with some cheap and easy home cooking!
Apr 20 2014 | by Amira Elghawaby | I also happen to be a person of faith who believes that it’s okay to eat animals and consume animal products. But this week, I was compelled to think deeply about it all
Apr 20 2014 | by Gabriel Nicolau | How one Toronto artist got his song against the commercial fur industry to go viral.
Apr 19 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | The annual, alternative Earth Day event, founded by Indigenous women and allies to support Indigenous community led campaigns to protect the earth for future generations.