Duncan Cameron August 21
Duncan Cameron
Activist Jean Swanson was sentenced to seven days in jail for defying a court injunction banning protesters from the Trans Mountain pipeline extension construction site on Burnaby Mountain.
Rick Salutin August 17
Rick Salutin
Two of Robert Lepage's shows were cancelled: SLAV, while in production in Montreal, and Kanata, a collaboration with Ariane Mnouchkine's Théâtre du Soleil in Paris.
Ole Hendrickson August 17
Ole Hendrickson
The Trudeau government has decided to appeal the Ontario Superior Court ruling that would have allowed charities to do their work on behalf of Canadians, free from political harassment.
Duncan Cameron August 14
Duncan Cameron
A social safety net to ensure that every individual has enough to live on should be standard in a liberal democracy. Canada had such a social safety net, until it was abolished nearly 25 years ago.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 9
Forty years ago this week, Philadelphia police launched a massive attack on the house of MOVE, a radical, back-to-nature, anti-police-brutality and largely African-American organization.
Duncan Cameron August 7
Duncan Cameron
Running in a riding that borders on the petroleum tanker route, Jagmeet Singh can take the environmental case to Burnaby voters in a mini-referendum on the Trans Mountain expansion.
June Chua August 6
'Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life: A Tar Sands Tale' is an important, accessible look at the tar sands problem and what it means for Indigenous communities, Alberta, and Canada.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 5
Emilio Gutierrez Soto, a journalist who fled certain assassination in his native Mexico, has just been released from an immigrant detention center in Texas.
Marie Aspiazu, Digital Freedom Update August 1
Why are we stuck paying sky-rocketing bills while Big Telecom's narrative is all about increased investment and providing quality service?
Duncan Cameron July 31
Duncan Cameron
The provinces' revolts over cap-and-trade and other environmental agreements seem more difficult for the federal government following Ontario's swing right.
Rick Salutin July 27
Rick Salutin
It's not always easy, in extreme situations, to find the right words.
Matthew Behrens July 26
For a self-proclaimed feminist prime minister, Justin Trudeau has utterly failed in his government's efforts to protect the national security of women.
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono July 26
The competition for securing articles is so intense that the Law Society of Ontario has explored alternatives and is flirting with the idea of giving up on articling altogether.
Duncan Cameron July 24
Duncan Cameron
The power of the tax system reaches deep into the conduct of politics. Not only do taxes fund government spending, tax rules empower some groups while disempowering others.
Rick Salutin July 20
Rick Salutin
Reflections on Trump's Europe tour, nationalism, and the President's case of whataboutism.
Pro Bono, Brian Iler July 20
The Ontario Superior Court's decision this week was a huge relief to those many charities that suffered through Stephen Harper's politically motivated Canada Revenue Agency audits.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 19
ISP corporations are trying to control the internet, to restrict the free flow of information, to restore their historical role of for-profit arbiter of what we can and cannot read, watch or hear.
Lois Ross July 17
There can be no commitment to a national agricultural policy built on sustainable family farms if the federal government cannot provide a national transportation network.
Duncan Cameron July 17
Duncan Cameron
The publicly owned remnant of CN could build a proper intercity bus service on the Prairies and B.C., connecting with existing passenger rail service.
Rick Salutin July 14
Rick Salutin
Right-wing populism is not isolated south of the border. There's a rhetorical family resemblance between Ford and Trump that spells danger for Canada.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 12
Juxtapose the outpouring of compassion and solidarity in Thailand with the catastrophe facing millions of children in Yemen, and the ongoing debacle created in the United States.
Duncan Cameron July 10
Duncan Cameron
By defending the U.S. domestic market against foreign exports -- including those from American-owned companies operating abroad -- Donald Trump has resurrected the Fortress America idea.
Monia Mazigh July 6
Monia Mazigh
The dehumanization of Muslim women is ingrained in people's imagination. And the common, simplistic and wrong perception that the hijab is a symbol of oppression is still alive and thriving.
Linda McQuaig July 5
Tarek Loubani, the Canadian doctor injured treating Palestinian victims of Israeli sniper fire, asked the Trudeau government last month for $15 million to help pay for solar panels at Gaza hospitals.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 5
Detention of immigrant families in the U.S. has been happening for years. But, on May 7, the cruel triumvirate of Trump, Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions enacted by fiat the "zero tolerance" policy.
Joyce Arthur July 5
Joyce Arthur
For the first time ever, an expert group has arrived at a majority consensus that the practice of so-called "conscientious objection" by health-care professionals should not be allowed.
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update July 3
SESTA and FOSTA are two bills recently passed in the United States that claim to tackle sex trafficking online -- nothing wrong with that. The problem is that they don't do that.
Duncan Cameron July 3
Duncan Cameron
World commercial expansion is dependent on payments made in the U.S. dollar, a currency that all nations -- except the U.S. -- have to earn through export surpluses, or go into debt.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan June 29
This week the U.S. Supreme Court gave Trump the green light to make his racist ban permanent.
Edward Hyland, Pro Bono June 28
Social finance brings the challenge of how to reconcile two dynamics that historically have been opposed: the private interest for profit and the common interest for public benefit.