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Nov 25 2014 | by Kaity Cooper | Why women's voices matter in politics, business and media and who is responsible for making them heard. Reflections on a talk by Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only woman Prime Minister.
Popping Canada's Carbon Bubble
Nov 25 2014 | by Keith Brooks | Join us in Toronto on November 27th for a talk about Canada's carbon bubble
Photo: flickr/Christopher Cotrell
Nov 25 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Auditor General included the Northern Nutrition program in his fall, 2014, report. He found major problems in the program the Conservatives set up three years ago.
Nov 25 2014 | by John Baglow | What just went down in Ferguson is far worse in its way than Jim Crow. Back then, the lines were clearly drawn for all to see. Now everything is blurry.
Nov 25 2014 | by Meghan Murphy | The Republic of Ireland joins a growing number of countries opting to criminalize the purchase of sex.
Kerry Towle
Nov 25 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Perhaps a day will come when former Wildrose MLAs Kerry Towle and Ian Donovan regret crossing the floor yesterday. That said, it will take a certain ingenuity for them to re-rat.
Photo: Taber Andrew Bain/flickr
Nov 25 2014 | by Stephen Kimber | Will "rewarding risk-takers, dreamers, doers and builders" really boost entrepreneurship and investment, or just fund more winter golfing vacations?
Nov 25 2014 | by Iglika Ivanova | One in five B.C. children lives in poverty. This is the sobering finding of the 2014 BC Child Poverty Report Card released on November 24.
Chantal Bilulu, Coordinator of the Women and Children’s Program for Héritiers de
Nov 25 2014 | by Chantal Bilulu | For Héritiers de la Justice, the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a great opportunity to empower Congolese women to speak out about sexual violence and to awaken their fellow sisters.
Nov 25 2014 | by Samantha Nock | Rethinking what it means to stand in solidarity during Indigenous political activist movements.
Image: Flickr/Shawn Semmler
Nov 25 2014 | by Anne Theriault | White people have been taught for their entire lives to believe in the system. But every time something like Ferguson happens, white folks see glimpses of how completely fucked the system is.
Nov 25 2014 | by David Suzuki | Shoal Lake 40 First Nation sits on Winnipeg's main drinking water supply, but the community has been on a boil-water advisory for decades. This is a national shame and must be resolved immediately.
Wynne and Couillard announce their conditions on the Energy East pipeline. Photo
Nov 25 2014 | by Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is pleased that Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has agreed with the Quebec government on stringent conditions for the proposed Energy East pipeline project.
Nov 25 2014 | by Christine Saulnier | Will our governments heed the evidence of the last 25 years, re-commit themselves to ending child poverty, and most important of all, take concrete action to keep the promise this time?
Nov 25 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | On November 19, 2014, the Senate blocked the bill that would have seen the pipeline continue, just shy of one vote to pass at 59-41.
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Nov 24 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Canadians deserve to know: Is the government of Canada against the glorification of Nazism, or not?
Nov 24 2014 | by Roger Annis | By a 'conservative estimate', 4000 people have died in the war in eastern Ukraine, including 1,000 since a Sept. 'ceasefire'. But who is responsible and why?
Nov 24 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | But then a warmth builds up inside you, that transcends the very essence of who we are supposed to be.
Image: Flickr/Canadianveggie
Nov 24 2014 | by Gerry Caplan | There've been too many bad nights for the NDP recently. Is there a way out of the morass for the Orange crushed?
Nov 24 2014 | by Meghan Murphy | The Howe Sounds Women's Centre has had to come up with a new campaign after Whister bar owners claimed Don't Be That Guy posters "made some people feel uncomfortable."
Nov 24 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | November 25th marks one year since we launched the demand for 24 hour women and trans drop-in spaces following the brutal sexual assault of a homeless woman twice in one night at Dundas and Sherbourne
Nov 24 2014 | by Brent Patterson | A group of northern trappers is blocking a road near LaLoche, Saskatchewan to prevent oil companies' access to exploration camps north of that point.
Nov 24 2014 | by Geoffrey Stevens | The premiers think of themselves as partners in Confederation. Harper treats them as uninvited guests at the national table.
Image: Flickr/Mark Klotz
Nov 24 2014 | by Chris Shaw | The protest against Kinder Morgan's pipeline spilled over into civil disobedience this week. Has Kinder Morgan and government complicity opened the door to more radical resistance?
Image: Flickr/Dave Cournoyer
Nov 24 2014 | by Susan Wright | Why does the public go bananas when Danielle Smith, the leader of the Official Opposition, criticizes the PC government?
Nov 24 2014 | by David Christopher | Canadians from coast to coast have been writing letters to their local papers, letting politicians know that we don't want increased online surveillance.
Nov 24 2014 | by Krystalline Kraus | Any time you can spend on the mountain in the next week would be greatly appreciated. Having people there to bear witness and provide support is crucial during this stressful time for the caretakers.
Kathleen Lahey
Nov 23 2014 | by David J. Climenhaga | Very little of the money from the Tory income-splitting dodge will get to people who need it.
Nov 22 2014 | by John Bonnar | Fourteen years after the first National Housing Day was observed, Canada still doesn't have a national housing strategy.
Nov 22 2014 | by Meghan Murphy | Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome of Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics think your vagina should smell more like a peach.