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May 25, 2015

Harper government silences Native women's voices

Doreen Nicoll
Let's bring Native women with the lived experience of domestic violence, family violence, gendered abuse, addiction and mental health issues to the table before we cancel beneficial programs.
Blog
May 20, 2015

Native women's voices silenced by federal government

Doreen Nicoll
Let's bring Native women with the lived experience of domestic violence, family violence, gendered abuse, addiction and mental health issues to the table before we cancel beneficial programs.
Podcast
Mar 2, 2015

Leaks reveal scope of government spying on Canadians

Redeye
Recent revelations show that Canada's electronic spy agency analyzes up to 15 million downloads per day. The CSE is also tracking visits to government websites and collecting emails to MPs.
Podcast
Dec 2, 2014

Cuts to veterans, unemployed, fund budget surplus

Redeye
Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Nov. 12 that the government will have a small surplus in 2015. He didn't say that the surplus has come from deep cuts to services for veterans and the unemployed.
Podcast
May 4, 2014

End of health accord threatens equal access to care

Redeye
The National Health Accord expired on March 31 and the federal government has said it won't negotiate a new agreement. Health-care activists are concerned about the impact on universal access to care.
Podcast
Apr 28, 2014

Victory in fight to save Experimental Lakes Area

Redeye
An area of 58 lakes in northwestern Ontario has been used as an outdoor laboratory since 1968 to study the stressors on freshwater systems. The federal government stopped funding the program in 2013.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2014

Housing co-operatives face uncertain future

Redeye
For the past 40 years, the federal government has subsidized housing co-ops. Now the original agreements are expiring and there is no plan in place for their renewal.
Podcast
Nov 4, 2013

Book: The War on Science

Redeye
Journalist Chris Turner documents the systematic way the Harper government is muzzling and controlling Canadian scientists and withdrawing funding from research projects.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2013

Federal government to cut Health Council of Canada

Redeye
The Health Council of Canada was set up to make sure that there are national standards for healthcare across the country. Critics say this will lead to a fragmentation of the entire system.

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