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Jul 29 2014 | by Stephen Kimber | The lesson in the politics of the Yarmouth ferry may not be about who's to blame but the reality there are no easy answers in a small province with too few resources and too many problems.
Jul 29 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | A former Grand Chief of Treaty 3 and respected Grassy Narrows Elder is launching a hunger strike at Queens Park today
Jul 29 2014 | by Gary Engler | How could I explain a complicated subject in a simple enough manner that helped my granddaughter learn to think for herself?
Jul 29 2014 | by David Suzuki | We need a resurgence in action to care for our small blue planet, our home. The Blue Dot Tour is aimed at ensuring all Canadians have access to clean water, fresh air and healthy food.
Doug Horner
Jul 29 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Surely the Hancock Government insiders who made this decision knew the optics were appalling. But they appear to have thought no one would notice!
Jul 29 2014 | by Brent Patterson | The rejection by Germany is a significant development because, "All 28 members of the EU have to sign the agreement for it to take effect." It is also notable that Germany is Europe's largest economy.
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Jul 29 2014 | by Tom Henheffer | Why is the CRA auditing charities? Is the real threat to the Harper government charities critical of, well, the Harper government? These latest censorship actions make it seem so!
Jul 29 2014 | by Brent Patterson | After almost three weeks of bombing, the death toll in Gaza rose to more than 1,030 on Sunday. The Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso writes, "There's more blood than water today in Gaza."
Swiss Cheese
Jul 28 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the statistics, there are enough holes in the Fraser Institute's sloppy interpretation to store captured carbon!
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Jul 28 2014 | by Pierre Beaulne | It seems rather clear that the main theories in French economist Thomas Piketty's bestseller "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" are irritating a number of people.
Ukrainian wheat fields
Jul 28 2014 | by Christopher Majka | Why have some leftist Canadians veered so far right? The double standards and asymmetry of concern for the desire of Ukrainians to live a life of material, moral and spiritual dignity are astonishing.
Jul 28 2014 | by Michael Butler | Grassy Narrows (Asubpeechoseewagong) First Nation and the Chiefs of Ontario held a press conference about a hidden report by the Ont. government on the effects of mercury poisoning on the community.
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Jul 28 2014 | by Susan Wright | Out of the blue Alberta Premier Dave Hancock announced that Albertans would be getting a nifty new licence plate and they'd be allowed to vote for their favourite designs, lucky us!
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Jul 28 2014 | by Michael Stewart | Is there a contest going on in Ottawa about who can write the most despicable statement on Israel's current assault on Gaza? If so, the Green Party just put this one to bed.
Gaza invaded 2014, Wikipedia image
Jul 28 2014 | by Dennis Gruending | Israel has invaded Gaza yet again. Partisan explanations for these recurring conflicts provide us with too little history.
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Jul 28 2014 | by Gerry Caplan | If a policy is cruel and unusual, if it outrages our standards of decency, what do we make of those promoting it?
Children in Gaza crying after parents were murdered by Israel
Jul 28 2014 | by Independent Jewish Voices - Canada | The Liberal Party of Canada has shown no difference in rhetoric from the Conservatives in their unconditional support for Israel's war crimes. When will they stand up for humanity?
Jul 28 2014 | by Rgoer Annis | Ukraine's government is on a shelling rampage in southeast Ukraine. Ever since self-defense fighters turned over the site to international investigators, access has been blocked by the Ukraine army.
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Jul 28 2014 | by Eva Bartlett | 25,000 were reported at Toronto's Al-Quds rally Saturday, "the largest in our history…and they were calling for a Free Gaza, Free Palestine.
Stephen Harper grimaces
Jul 28 2014 | by Geoffrey Stevens | Having hand picked the Senators and directed the cover-up, the PM has no deniability.
Jul 28 2014 | by Alexander Ervin |, | by Howard Woodhouse | Western universities are stewards not only of academic freedom, but of our cultural and historical patrimony. Why then, is the University of Saskatchewan secretly selling off Aboriginal art at a loss?
Jul 27 2014 | by Roger Annis | 'The international left needs to rapidly mobilize in opposition to the war threat in eastern Europe and in solidarity with the people of southeast Ukraine'.
Stephen Harper
Jul 27 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Apparently Prime Minister Stephen Harper thinks all the world's problems are caused by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Who knew?
Jul 26 2014 | by J. Baglow | The killing of three Israeli teens was not carried out by Hamas. The rationale for hostilities in the Middle East, initiated by Israel, has disappeared. Peace talks, anyone?
Jul 26 2014 | by Maria Wallstam |, | by Nathan Crompton | Like hundreds of others across Vancouver, we are marching this Saturday to end homelessness. But homelessness is only the most extreme expression of the housing crisis in our city.
Jul 25 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | We need to remember all the Fraser Institute produces is market-fundamentalist propaganda, and we are dangerously deluded when we decide to treat it as if it were serious economic research.
Jul 25 2014 | by Scott Harris | The results of a recent Angus Reid poll suggest that 68 per cent of Canadians support CETA. While on the surface, things look great for CETA, that top-level result doesn't tell the whole story.
Jul 25 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | For this year’s Grassy Narrows River Run, thirty Grassy Narrows First Nations members will travel 1,800 km to Toronto to demand justice for mercury poisoning survivors, clean water, and respect.
Jul 25 2014 | by David Christopher |, | by Josh Tabish | There have been some positive changes at the CRTC, thanks to hundreds of thousands speaking out
Jul 25 2014 | by Angella MacEwen | The crisis in EI is forever falling on deaf ears. Even though only 37.5 per cent of unemployed workers are receiving EI, politicians feel that the problem with EI is not access, but high premiums.