Matthew Behrens
Jan 20 2014 | The CBSA has long been engaged in beefing up a strategy to prevent asylum seekers from getting to Canada, a clear violation of international and domestic law.
Rick Salutin
Jan 17 2014 | The spread of surveillance has acquired the unstoppable aura of climate change. The amorphousness seems to overwhelm people and undermine their ability to fight back, or even flail in rage.
Jim Stanford
Jan 17 2014 | The present downturn of the Canadian dollar is a welcome, but overdue, reversal to a decade-long, pointless and destructive financial detour for our currency.
Wayne MacPhail
Jan 16 2014 | Social media has always had its share of noise to signal. But lately it feels like the social web has gotten markedly stupider, tackier and has had its bullshit detector smashed to atoms.
Amy Goodman
Jan 16 2014 | Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a forceful grassroots movement has grown to permanently decommission all of Japan's nuclear power plants.
Marc Zwelling
Jan 15 2014 | Other companies and organizations that faced Canada Post's problems thrived, not by doubling down on their old mandates but by refocusing on a new purpose.
Duncan Cameron
Jan 14 2014 | Building an ecologically sustainable economy requires overthrowing the marketing-driven economy, individually and through collective action.
Murray Dobbin
Jan 13 2014 | Getting caught, throwing your friend under a bus, being repeatedly and publicly exposed as liars and cheats -- that's just the cost of doing business. But it shouldn't be the cost of doing government.
Ralph Surette
Jan 13 2014 | The Ivany commission on the new economy is due to report in a few weeks here in Nova Scotia, and in case they missed it, here's one last idea for their consideration: the Nova Scotia dollar.
Rick Salutin
Jan 10 2014 | The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is closing seven of its 11 libraries and dismantling their contents, not just books but maps and journals of rare quality.
Monia Mazigh
Jan 10 2014 | Unwarranted surveillance is our new reality. The Canadian Security Establishment is the governmental entity conducting this type of spying, not on one Canadian in particular, but on all Canadians.
Amy Goodman
Jan 9 2014 | This week, more news emerged about the theft of classified government documents, leaked to the press, that revealed a massive, top-secret surveillance program.
Jim Stanford
Jan 8 2014 | Canada's politicians are fond of trumpeting that our economy has performed better than almost any other jurisdiction. But the numbers indicate that Canada's jobs performance has been ho-hum at best.
Wayne MacPhail
Jan 8 2014 | While artisans could do good work with a single tool, they understand that their best comes from the judicious use of ideal implements.
Ole Hendrickson
Jan 7 2014 | What will climate change mean in terms of future wind damage? Scientists debate whether data on the frequency and intensity of extreme wind are already showing significant upward trends.