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Sep 21 2014 | by John Bonnar | In Toronto, the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada and the Ontario Coalition of Abortion Clinics held a rally Saturday outside Ryerson University.
Rob Anders
Sep 21 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Now that he has been handed his great big hat a second time, one would expect Rob Anders just to take his generous Parliamentary pension and go quietly away. Don't count on it.
Sep 20 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | The Call Out from Environmental Defence by Adam Scott.
Sep 20 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | Join in from Toronto on the green action wave to hit New York on Sunday
Sep 19 2014 | by Roger Annis | The political left's guard is down as Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is welcomed in Ottawa and Washington and funds are promised for arms, militias and an austerity-ravaged economy.
Image: Flickr/Neil Winton
Sep 19 2014 | by Michael Stewart | Many on the left saw the Scottish independence referendum as a rejection of neoliberalism -- yet another vote that came close, but not close enough, to a decisive win. How do we get over that hurdle?
Sep 19 2014 | by Maude Barlow | New Brunswickers head to the polls in what seems to be another PC versus Liberal tête-à-tête this Monday. But this province’s election could also be key to determining Canada’s future and the future o
Sep 19 2014 | by Council of Canadians | As New Brunswickers get ready to vote, the Council of Canadians releases party positions on shale gas, Conservatives missing in action
Sep 19 2014 | by Maude Barlow | Les élections de lundi au Nouveau Brunswick sont une épreuve décisive pour le reste du Canada dans le brûlant dossier du gaz de schiste
Jim Prentice
Sep 19 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to persuade Albertans he's making real change, he'll have to walk the walk, not just talk the talk. So far, he's just talking.
Sep 19 2014 | by Kimlee Wong | It's called the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. But with how Indigenous issues are presented there, it really doesn't live up to its name.
Image: Flickr/K Hayashi
Sep 19 2014 | by Brigette DePape | The Yukon, like B.C., is home to some of the largest shale gas deposits on the planet. Now the Harper Government has set its sights on the moratorium on fracking, in place since 2012.
Sep 19 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Official Opposition used a procedural maneuvre to force a debate on the need for an inquiry into the systemic issues that have caused the tragedy of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.
Sep 19 2014 | by Conseil des Canadiens | Au moment où le Nouveau Brunswick se prépare à voter, le Conseil des Canadiens dévoile la position des partis sur le gaz de schiste, les conservateurs manquent à l’appel
Sep 18 2014 | by Anthony Ketchum | The People's Climate March takes place this Sunday September 21. Why is Anthony Ketchum choosing to march? Because his grandchildren's future is at stake.
Thomas Lukaszuk
Sep 18 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | A former Alberta deputy premier says he is about to write a "behind the scenes" book on his time under the leadership of Alison Redford.
image by Natalie Lochwin
Sep 18 2014 | by Michael Laxer | While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.
Sep 18 2014 | by Âpihtawikosisân | The most comprehensive answer to "How can I help?" is complex and involves a lot of learning and effort to make change, but the answer can also be simple and immediate.
Photo: The Other Dan/flickr
Sep 18 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | We may have come from all over to Western Canada, but after a generation or two we became Scots without even realizing it.
Photo: Chris Blakeley/flickr
Sep 17 2014 | by Angella MacEwen | The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.
Sep 17 2014 | by Brad Hornick | On September 27, Rising Tide Coast Salish Territories hosts a carnivalesque street party, an unusual move for an anti-colonialist, anti-capitalist and direct action-oriented activist group.
Gordon Dirks
Sep 17 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Gordon Dirks is now in public life. Whether he likes it or not, he's going to have to make his views on social conservative ideas crystal clear to ordinary voters.
Sep 17 2014 | by Nora Loreto | Lessons learned from the 2014 referendum campaign in Scotland.
Image: Flickr/pmHarper
Sep 17 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | When Ukrainian President Poroshenko came to Ottawa it was as much to give Prime Minister Harper's image a boost as to cement international support for his country.
Sep 16 2014 | by Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki | The attitude among UBC student politicians that we have "enough" feminism, that we've reached our "feminism quota", so to speak, is regressive and deeply offensive.
Stephen Mandel
Sep 16 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Sorry, but if you want real change in Alberta, you're going to have to vote to change the government.
Source: CANSIM 281-0027
Sep 16 2014 | by Angella MacEwen | Recently, Jason Kenney took to Twitter to defend his decision to limit the number of precarious workers entering Alberta through the TFWP. His changes do little to fix the actual problem though.
Photo: Toby Scott/flickr
Sep 16 2014 | by Trish Hennessy | Today, the federal NDP is slated to use its Official Opposition Day to table a motion that would have Parliament Hill vote on a proposal to reinstate the federal minimum wage.
Sep 16 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The NDP's motion to raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour was an opportunity to talk about poor Canadians. Conservatives touted their economic record. Some Liberals gushed over their leader.
Photo: TheKilens/flickr
Sep 16 2014 | by David Suzuki | With most of Canada's teachers back after summer, facing challenges that contribute to high rates of teacher attrition, it's a good time to ask: How can "nature as classroom" support their well-being?