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Sep 4 2015 | by Kim Elliott | Together with progressive allies, we’re fact-checking this election right now using out our latest tool: the truthiness meter. We need you to chip in a few dollars to keep the truthiness meter going.
Photo: flickr/ Stephen Harper
Sep 4 2015 | by Nora Loreto | Stephen Harper thinks that bombing ISIS will solve the Syrian refugee crisis. How true is this?
Image: Flickr/pmwebphotos
Sep 4 2015 | by Kaylie Tiessen | This week's GDP numbers confirmed that Canada experienced a recession in the first six months of 2015 and today's latest job numbers show Canadians looking for good jobs have been feeling the pinch.
Image: Flickr/BCgovphotos
Sep 4 2015 | by Lizanne Foster | If I didn't know otherwise, I’d think that students in B.C. were all under the supervision of Thomas Gradgrind.
Prasad Panda and Brian Jean
Sep 4 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | You can make a case the PCs enjoyed the best news of the night. They were supposed to be deader than the proverbial mackerel and yet they polled almost as strongly as the NDP.
Photo: flickr/ Greg Scales
Sep 4 2015 | by Jennilee Austria | This weekend is the Aamijiwnaang community's Toxic Tour 2015, which will tour the infamous Chemical Valley.
Sep 4 2015 | by New Cold War.org | "I believe that our planet is in trouble. I believe that our oceans are dying."
Photo: Tech. Sgt. Sean Worrell/DVIDSHUB/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | by Yves Engler | In 1966 Ghana's Canadian-trained army overthrew President Kwame Nkrumah, a leading pan-Africanist who was dubbed "Man of the Millennium" in a 2000 poll by BBC listeners in Africa.
Image: Newspaper Club/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | by Keith Reynolds | The Supreme Court of Canada describes freedom of information legislation as a pillar of our democracy in Canada. Over the years, however, this pillar of democracy has seen its base chipped away.
Kenney and Alexander answer questions about Temporary Foreign Workers Program ch
Sep 3 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | It is a horror that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, who had relatives in Canada. But that indifference is not new.
Sep 3 2015 | by Raluca Bejan |, | by Santiago Escobar | There is a clear need to evaluate our law making and law producing system vis-à-vis these ready-made ideas of 'corporate veil', 'corporate identity' and 'corporate separateness.'
Joseph McCarthy
Sep 3 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean won't repudiate offensive allegations made in a Chinese-language election brochure distributed in the Calgary-Foothills byelection.
Photo: Alexandre Normand/flickr
Sep 3 2015 | by Seth Klein | Which opposition party, with a potential to win the election, has the better platform when it comes to tackling climate change and inequality? Seth Klein weighs the parties on these core issues.
Image: Flickr/Alex Guibord
Sep 3 2015 | by Nora Loreto | Canada is no longer a welcoming nation for refugees. Many Canadians are now realizing just how bad it's become.
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Sep 3 2015 | by Lizanne Foster | I wish I could get excited about the new curriculum from the B.C. Ministry of Education, but I can't help but think of the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
Prasad Panda
Sep 2 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Leader Brian Jean owes it to Albertans to actively repudiate his candidate's language in the strongest terms possible.
Photo: Yasmeen/flickr
Sep 2 2015 | by Iglika Ivanova | The dip in GDP is what's making the headlines, but there are three other trends in the new data released by StatsCan that suggest the economic slowdown is here to stay.
Photo: flickr/ Canada 2020
Sep 2 2015 | by Nora Loreto | Was the use of the word "austerity" in French but not in English indicative of the Liberals' campaign strategy in Quebec?
Image: Facebook/Ryan Leef
Sep 2 2015 | by Lewis Rifkind | Ryan Leef, the incumbent Conservative Party MP for the Yukon, performed a citizen's arrest on a Yukoner who was vandalizing his re-election signs.
Photo: KMR Photography/flickr
Sep 2 2015 | by David Macdonald | Does the fact that we're in recession mean we can finally focus on the non-recovery of the job market or the fact that jobs are far more precarious than they have been in years? Let's hope so.
Image: North Atlantic Right Whale button produced by the Council of Canadians
Sep 2 2015 | by Mark D'Arcy | Why would TransCanada start borehole drilling just as whales and migratory birds are coming into the Bay of Fundy in increasing numbers in August and September?
Image: Flickr/YoungDoo M. Carey
Sep 2 2015 | by Martha Friendly | It's pretty stunning to recognize that Canadian family life has experienced massive social change but that things haven't really changed when it comes to responsibility for child care.
Pug reading book
Sep 1 2015 | by Laura Brightwell | A summary of the last week and my response to it.
Sep 1 2015 | by Louis-Philippe Rochon | So it's official. We are in a recession. So what can we do to grow out of it? Under current conditions, not much.
Frustration! Bev Sykes on Flickr
Sep 1 2015 | by Suzanne Smythe | What we need in this election is for someone to articulate a vision of digital inclusion that goes beyond the digital management of populations and attends to the digital rights of all Canadians.
Photo: flickr/ frankieleon
Sep 1 2015 | by Nora Loreto | The recession in and of itself isn't as important as other economic indicators that show how well people are doing.
Sep 1 2015 | by Roger Annis | The government which came to power in Ukraine on Feb. 21, 2014 in Ukraine is now reaping the whirlwind of its coup as extreme-right forces riot against timid decentralization proposals.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Sep 1 2015 | by Gerry Caplan | It seems that before our very eyes, the two opposition parties are exchanging some of their most distinguishing stripes.
Image: Pixabay/kelseyannvere
Sep 1 2015 | by Yves Engler | Counterintuitive as it is, especially to those of left-wing persuasion, generally the less public space in a neighbourhood, the more pleasant it is. And the less of a toll it puts on the planet.
Joe Ceci
Sep 1 2015 | by David J. Climenhaga | "The previous Conservative governments weren't able to balance Alberta's budget in five of the last six years when oil was averaging about $90 a barrel" -- NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci.