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Oct 8 2015 | by Jesse McLaren | Saturday October 3 was the fifth annual Toronto Disability Pride March to bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities.
Photo: Chris Yakimov/flickr
Oct 8 2015 | by Seth Klein | The Pembina Institute conducted a poll with EKOS Research, assessing support for climate action among Albertans. The results are fascinating and hopeful.
Image: Council of Canadians
Oct 8 2015 | by Brent Patterson | While the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not likely to be released until November 5 or later, we do know that it includes an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision.
Image: Flickr/Broadbent Institute
Oct 8 2015 | by David Molenhuis | The NDP claims the TPP will dramatically increase the price of life-saving medicines among other implications for Canada's public health-care system. Is this true?
Oct 8 2015 | by Doreen Nicoll | Hugh Segal refers to Guaranteed Livable Income as "Quantitative easing for the common person, as opposed to big banks and car companies, which provides liquidity when required."
Women making their voices heard in Guatemala. Photo credit: CEIBA
Oct 8 2015 | by Anne Marie Sam |, | by Rachel Warden | Environmental degradation, gender justice and Indigenous rights have barely made the election radar. It’s not surprising that the issue of mining impacts on Indigenous women is nowhere to be seen.
Photo: Drew Leavy/flickr
Oct 8 2015 | by Scott Sinclair | Here are five reasons why dairy farmers and the supply management system deserve to be fully protected from the TPP and preserved for future generations.
Oct 8 2015 | by Linda Leon | "Ryan Leef? He's just too scary."
Oct 8 2015 | by Joyce Green | Reconciliation from the practice of colonialism will produce systemic change to remediate the systemic evils produced by colonialism.
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Oct 7 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | While oil patch top dogs keep the pressure on the Notley Government not to raise petroleum royalties too much, they're almost certainly relieved the review is taking place when oil prices are low.
Photo: Jordi Bernabeu Farrús/flickr
Oct 7 2015 | by Armine Yalnizyan | VW's house of lies about dirty emissions from "clean" diesel cars isn't a scandal as much as a syndrome, fallout from a belief that less government, more market will produce the best results.
Photo: PolicyFix blog
Oct 7 2015 | by Lynne Fernandez | If governments would recognize the advantages of partnering with social enterprises, more people would get the training and experience they need to meet Manitoba's future labour market demands.
Oct 7 2015 | by Rachel Langford |, | by Shani Halfon | Last week, the Vote Child Care 2015 campaign released its guide outlining the federal parties' child-care platforms. And there it was. The child-care workforce was "not referred to."
Image: Twitter/@ThomasMulcair
Oct 7 2015 | by Gerry Caplan | Tom Mulcair must be their pied piper, attracting not only NDP activists but progressives in general, leading them to a Harper-free Canada.
Image: Facebook/Duncan Cameron. Taken by Ben Powless
Oct 7 2015 | by Meg Borthwick | Excerpts from last week's town hall with rabble.ca's president and contributor Duncan Cameron.
Photo: Flickr/Adam Scotti
Oct 7 2015 | by Michael Keefer | This entry shows that the calls were targeted and that Elections Canada was aware of their source.
Oct 7 2015 | by Hugh Mackenzie | We need to take this episode as a wake-up call -- as a springboard for fundamentally rethinking the way corporations operate, re-balancing private versus public interests in our regulatory system.
Photo: SumOfUs/flickr
Oct 7 2015 | by Scott Sinclair | Striking the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal during the election flies in the face of democratic convention and the government's own promises of openness.
Oct 7 2015 | by David Molenhuis | The Claim: The Conservative Party says "We believe that this deal [the TPP] offers enormous benefits for the automobile sector." Is this true?
Oct 6 2015 | by Meghan Murphy | Men may well exhibit addictive behaviour, with regard to porn consumption, but will a drug treatment model help?
Oct 6 2015 | by Brent Patterson | Countries announced the conclusion of negotiations on the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade" deal this week. What's in that agreement and why should we be concerned?
Oct 6 2015 | by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | Here are three areas where multinational corporations and foreign investors will still be able to sue governments under the terms of the TPP.
Photo: flickr/ davehuehn
Oct 6 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | NDP leader Mulcair did well in the final French-language debate; so did Liberal leader Trudeau. But does Harper hold the trump card with the TPP?
Oct 6 2015 | by Michael Butler | For Canadians, the TPP is another poison pill trade deal that patients are being forced to swallow.
Oct 6 2015 | by Michael Laxer | Our government and our government officials are using the niqab to create a climate of fear and loathing that will help them back to power.
Image: Rosaura Ochoa/flickr
Oct 6 2015 | by Stephen Kimber | Is it past time for a statute of limitations on social media stupidity? Or at least for a more nuanced understanding than what may have been expressed in the heat of a long-gone 140-character moment?
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
Oct 6 2015 | by Marc Lee | Stephen Harper's emissions claims are very much a case of taking credit where it is not due, from a prime minister who is only pretending to care about the issue amid the spotlight of the election.
Image: Flickr/rabble.ca
Oct 6 2015 | by Roger Annis | The federal parties are more wedded to preserving the capitalist system of endless expansion than they are to speaking the truth about the climate crisis.
Oct 6 2015 | by David Suzuki | This Thanksgiving dinner, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, carnivore, locavore or pescetarian, plan for a zero-food-waste meal.
Two Norwegian NOFI workers participate in an oil spill clean-up contest
Oct 5 2015 | by Bruce Campbell | Despite similar economics, political cultures and resources, Canada and Norway are worlds apart when it comes to climate change.