Duncan Cameron November 27
Duncan Cameron
When Finance Minister Bill Morneau stood in place in the House of Commons on Wednesday, November 21, this is the economic update statement he dared not deliver.
Wayne MacPhail November 23
In the past 10 years, about 16,000 Canadian journalists lost their jobs, and over two dozen daily and 220 weekly newspapers have merged or been shuttered. Will $600 million in media funding help?
Linda McQuaig November 22
After Lac-Mégantic, we need proper regulation of railways -- and every other aspect of our economy that requires government oversight to protect us from corporations whose only interest is profit.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 22
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi may sway enough Republican senators to join Democrats in voting to block further U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's destruction of Yemen, and to suspend arms sales.
Brent Patterson November 21
Six thousand Extinction Rebellion activists recently occupied five bridges in London and the rebellion is set to go global in March 2019.
Duncan Cameron November 20
Duncan Cameron
Overcoming furious rivals, British Prime Minister Theresa May has convinced her cabinet to support the "soft" Brexit deal with the EU, but the real test will come in a U.K. parliamentary vote.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 15
Will Amazon's HQ2 spark a magical, high-tech age, or will it kill small businesses, drive up rents and leave the cadaver of a working-class neighbourhood in its wake?
Lois Ross November 14
These are serious and troubling times in Nicaragua. Protests since April have left hundreds dead and many more incarcerated or missing. Where will the turmoil end and how?
Duncan Cameron November 13
Duncan Cameron
On Saturday, November 10, over 50,000 people braved cold and snow to walk the streets of Montreal in support of "taking the planet to parliament."
Rick Salutin November 9
Electoral politics is still basically about aggregating people, not dividing them -- which the Democratic establishment does in a freakily similar way to what they accuse Trump of.
Monia Mazigh November 9
Monia Mazigh
It's been 16 years since Mohamed Harkat was arrested on a secret hearing security certificate. Today he is still threatened with deportation to his native Algeria.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 8
Amid white nationalism linked to the presidency of Donald Trump, the 2018 midterm elections are ushering in a slate of elected officials representing the country's diversity more than ever before.
Lois Ross November 8
Decades after Nicaragua's revolution, the country's revolutionaries and their supporters find themselves divided -- between those who support Daniel Ortega's government and those who oppose it.
Duncan Cameron November 6
Duncan Cameron
French President Emmanuel Macron sees dangers 100 years after the "never again" promise of 1918 failed to produce peace. In November, France will host a 100th anniversary event: the Paris Peace Forum.
Rick Salutin November 2
I think it's largely arbitrary whether you choose to be amazed that people don't learn solidarity from viole catastrophes or that they do.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan November 1
Who will come out to vote -- and, critically, who will be denied the right to vote -- in the next U.S. midterm elections?
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update November 1
It's time the federal government holds political parties accountable for their use and misuse of Canadians' data.
Duncan Cameron October 30
Duncan Cameron
The pattern of Canadian subservience to American foreign policy has continued with little variation for 30 years. The Trudeau government shows little inclination to change matters.
Rick Salutin October 28
CBC also claims it's our bulwark against U.S. culture. But c'mon -- the greatest threat to Canada's self-sense isn't U.S. cop shows, it's treating daily reality there as if it's our own.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 25
As Trump campaigns around the country, he gins up fears of foreign enemies attacking the U.S. But he has shown that the greatest threat to U.S. national security is Trump himself.
Linda McQuaig October 25
Doug Ford is scrapping labour legislation, updated last year after a two-year review with extensive public consultations, and replacing it with a bill hastily assembled behind closed doors.
Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono October 25
Cannabis legalization comes with many questions around the extent to which governments and property owners can restrict consumption. Does it mean that people have a right to smoke and grow cannabis?
June Chua October 24
Investigative reporter and filmmaker Robert Osborne's documentary examines the circumstances surrounding the shocking death of Canadian film director Rob Stewart in January 2017.
Matthew Behrens October 24
In 2019, the entirely preventable methylmercury poisoning of the traditional country food web of Indigenous people downstream of the Muskrat Falls megadam in Labrador is set to begin.
Ole Hendrickson October 23
Ole Hendrickson
Canada is developing plans for the next generation of nuclear reactors, touted as a form of "clean growth." But there's little evidence that this technology will address climate change.
Duncan Cameron October 23
Duncan Cameron
After three years of weak performance in government, Team Trudeau can be thankful the opposition parties are even weaker.
Rick Salutin October 20
The legalization of cannabis this week, and many Canadians' relieved reactions, underlined how rarely governments do something that genuinely alters people's daily lives.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 18
Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero spoke out against the U.S.-backed military violence that ravaged Central America in the 1980s. His assassination helped galvanize a global solidarity movement.
Lois Ross October 18
To better understand present-day events in Nicaragua, we need to revisit the 1979 Sandinista Revolution and the agrarian reform which was to have lifted the poorest citizens out of poverty.
Brent Patterson October 17
Climate activists in the U.S. and Canada are manually closing the emergency shut-off valves on oil pipelines in acts of non-violent civil disobedience.