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New sexual assault policies in Canadian universities fail to include survivors' voices

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Student activists and survivors of sexual violence have led the fight for policy development on Canadian campuses for decades. They've won important victories, but the fight continues.

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Interview: Journalist finds shocking degradation and human rights abuses in Canada's mining industry

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Interview with John Dougherty, an investigative filmmaker whose documentary Flin Flon Flim Flam delves into the growing opposition to mines due to human rights abuses.

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Liberals dismiss calls for a referendum, let Canadians down on electoral reform

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The special committee of MPs tasked with studying electoral reform in Canada released its report today, on schedule. Min. Maryam Monsef's response was a disgrace.

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Kinder Morgan approval stirs feelings of betrayal in Canadians who voted for Trudeau

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Cynicism is part and parcel of the Liberal strategy to get elected at any cost -- but the disconnect between rhetoric and action is impossible to maintain for any length of time.

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Van Jones: Canada and the world must stand against hate after Trump's 'whitelash' election win

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The former Obama White House adviser and CNN political pundit visited Toronto last week and gave Canada some advice on responding to a Trump White House.

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New report says climate change is worse than we thought

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Even as president-elect Donald Trump appoints his climate change-denying senior advisers, scientists report that runaway climate change is already happening.

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Conservative anger over Trudeau's condolences for Castro is hypocritical

Fidel Castro
A warm Canadian farewell to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia by PM Stephen Harper passed unremarked; PM Justin Trudeau's farewell to Fidel Castro sparks outrage. Explain.

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Interview: Journalist Justin Brake on risking arrest while covering Muskrat Falls

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For documenting Indigenous activists' occupation of Muskrat Falls, independent journalist Justin Brake faces a court date with uncertain outcomes.

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Student activists fighting climate change are also resisting the corporatization of Canadian universities

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A generation of climate change student activists find they must navigate an increasingly corporate governance structure that relies on managerial buzzwords, stonewalling and secrecy.

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