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Two Canadians detained after Freedom Flotilla III ship seized by Israel

Photo: Canadian Boat to Gaza
The Freedom Flotilla ships have been turned. Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish held in custody; remaining ships in flotilla turn back.

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Canada's war on queers documented in new book

Martine Roy and Darl Wood (with cane) pose at the Persons' Case Monument on Parl
An apology is required. A new book by Gary Kinsman sheds light on a dark chapter in Canada’s history, as those persecuted begin to demand redress for decades of surveillance and harassment.

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Canadian woman faces 33 years in U.S. prison for protecting kids from abuse

Photo: Women who choose to leave
Under Canada's woefully unfair Extradition Act, the U.S. is seeking a Canadian mother for an alleged violation of a highly problematic custody order, which threatens to pull her family apart.

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Where are wages in Canada going?

Photo: Flickr/Kat R
How we measure wages will affect views of Stephen Harper's economic performance going into the federal election. Angella MacEwen breaks down the ways that we measure income, and what that means.

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| June 23, 2015

Cleaning staff have kicked off a campaign to stand up for their rights

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Invisible No More is the latest campaign from SEIU fighting for rights for cleaning staff. They are asking for $15 an hour and some basic labour standard guarantees.

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Indie Inside: One Soul Thrust

Passion.

It's said that one can't be truly creative without it. Surprising how many bands fall short when putting that equation together. In the fickle world of music, there is something to be said about a group that doesn't kow-tow to cookie-cutter trends or cigar-chomping suits looking for the next pop flavour of the month. So if fate chooses to smile the gleaming white grin of prosperity on Edmonton, Canada's One Soul Thrust then let the justice be done. Their style -- modern yet classic rock-influenced -- lends itself to success without compromise. From pure rock to soulful blues, it's all rock and it's all executed with precision, experience and creativity… but it starts with passion.

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| June 17, 2015

Train of thought across Canada

Liam Coo of Jumblies Theatre and used with permission
Artists on Train of Thought explore treaties and decolonization. rabble.ca reporter Megan Devlin attended the Toronto stop.

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