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Murky, contradictory poll results, weird timing, unlikely to divert media from dubious narrative about Alberta NDP | Jul 7 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Given the success of the NDP, you have to wonder if Alberta voters were paying better attention than the media and right-wing outrage industry gives them credit for doing.
PolicyNote's picture
Today's smokey skies are a consequence of inaction on climate change | Jul 7 2015 | Peter Prontzos | Remember, it was this government that decided that Canada would back out of the Kyoto Accord, which required that signatory countries make minor reductions in their release of greenhouse gases.
the views expressed's picture
Why Housing First won't end homelessness | Jul 7 2015 | Helen Luu, Mary Todorow, Tracy Heffernan | Housing First as it is currently construed will not end homelessness. Canada needs to find a way to prevent address both the "visible" homeless and the "hidden" homeless.
Jesse Bauman's picture
Shut up and take my money! Or, why cash transfers aren't a silver bullet for food banks | Jul 6 2015 | Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
MediaMentor's picture
Canada Without Poverty challenges Harper audits at United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva | Jul 6 2015 | George Lessard | Canada Without Poverty denounces Income Tax Act as violation of freedom of expression and assembly in address to the United Nations.
IJV's picture
Open letter to Kathleen Wynne Re: her proposed trip to Israel | Jul 6 2015 | Joanne Naiman | Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced that she'll be leading a trade mission to Israel. This is a personal appeal to Premier Wynne to distance herself from an apartheid state.
J. Baglow's picture
Euro-nomics: Greecing the skids | Jul 6 2015 | J. Baglow | Greece has chosen the wiser of two options: Hope versus generations of debt servitude. Could this herald the death of the Euro? One can dream.
djclimenhaga's picture
The effort to engineer regime change in Greece could lead to a much bigger disaster | Jul 5 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If there is a 'No' vote today, it is far from certain that Brussels will not permit a right-wing military government in Greece.
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Independence Day: An excellent moment to remember Stephen Harper is no 'Tory' | Jul 4 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surely Independence Day 2015 is as good a moment as any to formally begin the process of returning Canadian values to the governance of Canada?
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Maclean's pushes non-story about Mulcair joining Harper team in 2007. Why now? | Jul 3 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | Maclean's carried two stories on one day about Mulcair's talks with the Conservatives in 2007. A main-quoted source mostly confirms Mulcair's version.
djclimenhaga's picture
Lawsuit and ASIRT investigation illuminate the Alberta Tory Party's existential crisis | Jul 3 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | For four decades the PCs were the ne plus ultra of power in Alberta with all the required tools at their disposal to make inconvenient matters disappear.
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New Democrats to have real nomination battle in Calgary-Foothills riding | Jul 2 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The poll was done the day before the national holiday when the only people at home in Alberta may have been disgruntled Wildrosers with nowhere to go.
J. Baglow's picture
The death throes of the Harper Conservatives | Jul 2 2015 | J. Baglow | The increasingly self-destructive actions of the Conservatives signify only one thing: the beast is slowly dying. It needs to be put out of its misery.
MediaMentor's picture
Mikisew Cree First Nation applauds UNESCO decision on Wood Buffalo National Park | Jul 2 2015 | George Lessard | Wood Buffalo National Park was listed as a World Heritage Site over 30 years ago for its globally unique and important ecosystems.
CanadianBoatToGaza's picture
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports two human rights advocates to Canada | Jul 2 2015 | Canadian Boat to Gaza | Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish will return to Canada today after their Freedom Flotilla III boat was illegally seized by Israeli forces on Monday.
Doreen Nicoll's picture
This October, vote for a national action plan to prevent violence against women | Jul 1 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Gender inequality remains the root cause of violence against women. What can we do to end violence against women?
djclimenhaga's picture
Happy Canada Day: Alberta has an extra billion, which was good luck for the NDP | Jul 1 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | As NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci said of an Alberta government annual report yesterday, an extra $1 billion sure isn't going to hurt.
OpenMedia.ca's picture
Let's work to stop the crackdown on domain privacy | Jul 1 2015 | David Christopher | How do you feel about your personal contact information being available on the Internet? Large media conglomerates could undermine the privacy of almost anyone who purchases a domain name.
The Activist Toolkit's picture
Keep on fighting for the Canada we want | Jul 1 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Civil liberties, teachers and public sector workers, the climate, and so much more is under attack...let's keep fighting back!
djclimenhaga's picture
Alberta's NDP government moves too cautiously, but in the right direction, on raising the minimum wage | Jun 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Surprising support for a meaningful increase in the minimum wage suggests the NDP is on the right track, economically and politically.