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Canada failed to advance tech sector through TPP side agreements

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Problems? Oh, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has a few! Read about them all in the new series The Trouble with the TPP.

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Photo: flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
| December 2, 2015
November 12, 2015 |
Three weeks after Canadians elected a new government, we may be entering the biggest moment of opportunity this country has seen in a generation.

Hands off Africa: Canada's 300 years of intrusions exposed

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation

by Yvea Engler
(Fernwood Publishing,
2015;
$24.95)

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The strength of a myth is probably clearest in its capacity to seduce its victims as much as its beneficiaries. While white Canadians have an ego-massaging reason for believing that this country is faultless, a moral beacon, and a peacekeeping global citizen, the fact that some immigrants are equally misled is a testament to the myth's endurance.

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September 23, 2015 |
A new report calls on government to launch a public inquiry into actions of Canadian officials relating to Afghan detainees.

Reflecting on reconciliation

Photo: Christina Gray
Christina Gray reflects on her time at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission final events and what it meants for her, her family and Canada.

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Time for reconcili(action)

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This past weekend and the first weekend in June concluded the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). This was the last of all of the TRC events in Canada. There have been seven national TRC events since 2010 and the eighth event was the closing in which the findings of the TRC commissioners were presented.

The week prior to the closing, I thought to myself: 'This is the last one, there's not going to be another one of these again.'

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Baird signs Memorandum of Understanding with Israel opposing BDS movement.
| April 22, 2015
| April 13, 2015
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Canadian government attempts to discredit BDS movement

February 22, 2015
| The movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel is under fire from Canadian government ministers, who have labelled the campaign anti-semitic.
Length: 13:52 minutes (12.7 MB)
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