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Plagiarized Tory Ad
May 27 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | As any student of history knows, it's always a problem when you find yourself fighting a war on two fronts.
May 27 2015 | by Brad Wassink | Paying our taxes is part of our responsibility to each other. Why do some politicians keep promising to cut taxes and public services that we need and are rightfully owed to the public?
Source: CCPA-BC
May 27 2015 | by Marc Lee | A new report considers the ambition of the LNG enterprise as envisioned by the B.C. government, and delivers the first assessment of the cumulative impacts on LNG development.
May 26 2015 | by Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts about boycotting Dalhousie and Queen's, TRCC, and why Stephen Harper might want to start wearing a paper bag over his head.
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr
May 26 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | A great many Canadians are highly fearful that 'vote-splitting' will allow Harper to slip back into power. How legitimate is that fear? It may be overblown.
Photo: Crowd gathered outside old City Hall, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
May 26 2015 | by Brent Patterson | Council of Canadians activists gathered in Winnipeg this weekend are dismayed to hear that the Canadian Museum of History has removed its exhibit on the Winnipeg General Strike.
May 26 2015 | by Krystalline Kraus | Saturday May 30, 2015
May 26 2015 | by Adam Scott | The NEB should force TransCanada to refile its bungled Energy East application.
Photo: etee/flickr
May 26 2015 | by David Suzuki | We're surrounded by life, but Earth's most plentiful living things are invisible to the naked eye. Microbes are not only around us, they live on and in us.
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
May 26 2015 | by Stephen Kimber | The most intriguing section of Friday's 65-page "Report from the Restorative Justice Process" is the one that documents the evolution of the now-infamous "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen" group.
Photo: British High Commission, Ottawa/flickr
May 26 2015 | by Brent Patterson | The Guardian warns of the prospect of a Conservative minority or even majority government come the October 19 federal election.
May 26 2015 | by Krystalline Kraus | The *you* that will probably be most impacted by the passing of Bill C-51 will be Indigenous rights activists.
May 26 2015 | by Krystalline Kraus | A summary of nation-wide actions
A French soldier en route to Mali in 2013.
May 26 2015 | by Gerry Caplan | For those of us who still believe the UN remains the last best hope for humankind, its neglect of allegations of sexual abuse of young boys by its peacekeepers is a real body blow.
May 26 2015 | by Michael Butler | It’s a sad day for health care in British Columbia as Doctor Profit (Brain Day) was elected president of the Doctors of B.C
Crowd at Alberta Legislature
May 25 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Near the end of her remarks, Ms. Notley observed: "My friends, it is springtime in Alberta and a fresh wind is blowing." That assessment seems about right!
Allies protest the TPP and fast-track authority outside the White House. Photo b
May 25 2015 | by Brent Patterson | It appears that the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) "free trade" deal has been stalled over the issue of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), also known as fast-track authority.
Image: Flickr/Pabak Sarkar
May 25 2015 | by Doreen Nicoll | Sixth in a seven-part series about sexual assault. Feminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. A feminist is any person who supports feminism.
May 25 2015 | by Meghan Murphy | Clearly, so long as heterosexual couples are allowed to marry, same-sex couples should be able to as well. But why not turn our attention to women's human rights?
Allan Hunsperger
May 23 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Rachel Notley, not Danielle Smith, will go down in history as the woman who finally toppled the bumbling Tory giant that stood astride Alberta for so long. Timing is everything!
May 22 2015 | by Kate McInturff | Women aren't a special interest. They are half the population. Women voters are paying attention to this election -- it's time for political parties to pay attention to them.
Photo: flickr/ mtsrs
May 22 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian parliament is not a U.S.-style Electoral College. Its purpose is not to select a prime minister. And having the largest number of seats does not mean you get to rule.
May 22 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's Twitteratic pundits hammer home their case, one Tweet at a time: "Rachel Notley can't swim!"
May 22 2015 | by Brigette DePape | Will you join us in taking action and collecting vote pledges this summer? Alone we can do very little, but together, we can make a huge change.
Photo: Screenshot from APTN report
May 21 2015 | by Brent Patterson | The situation is serious in terms of access to clean drinking water for First Nations in Canada. Now the Harper government is looking at introducing privatization to First Nations water systems.
Students at R.C. Indian Residential School, Fort Resolution, N.W.T.
May 21 2015 | by Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission will soon issue its final report on the legacy of Indian residential schools. Here are some of hard facts about the schools.
Image: Flickr/pmwebphotos
May 21 2015 | by Gerry Caplan | May has been a splendid month for foes of the Harper government. It's been one humiliation after another, with only two exceptions all of its own making.
Lois Mitchell
May 21 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier-designate Rachel Notley gave her first official news conference in the Legislature yesterday. It was a bravura performance.
May 21 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The new political and public opinion alignment significantly weakens the argument for holding one's nose and voting Liberal just to get rid of Harper.
May 21 2015 | by Scott Vrooman | Scott Vrooman is serious.