June Chua
Apr 16 2014 | More than 190 documentaries from 43 countries will be featured in this year's Hot Docs Canadian international documentary festival. Here are arts columnist June Chua's picks for docs to watch.
Wayne MacPhail
Apr 16 2014 | A hapless programmer's little error has escalated to a cardiac arrest across the Web, has cost billions to fix and has potentially been used by a secretive and near-rogue government agency.
Ole Hendrickson
Apr 16 2014 | Scientists are now exploring the ecological dimensions of sound in nature and investigating how the richness of the sounds of nature serves as an indicator of environmental quality.
Hennessy's Index
Apr 16 2014 | Recognizing April 16, 2014 as Equal Pay Day is a step in the right direction. But what's still missing is a strategic plan to close the gender pay gap.
Naomi Klein
Apr 15 2014 | The crisis in Ukraine is being used as a battering ram to knock down sensible restrictions on natural gas exports and push through a controversial free-trade deal with Europe.
Duncan Cameron
Apr 15 2014 | With the defeat of the Parti Québécois government led by Pauline Marois, leading the Quebec Exodus from Canada has just gotten harder.
Tony Cote
Apr 14 2014 | Over the years I had been involved in numerous one-day volunteer projects but I knew that there was something beyond that, especially since my retirement left me the time to get involved.
Monia Mazigh
Apr 11 2014 | Pauline Marois's strategists thought that by raising the spectre of a "Muslim invasion" they would succeed as the Front National in France did. But Quebec isn't France and North America isn't Europe.
Rick Salutin
Apr 11 2014 | Mad Men starts its final season on Sunday. It's ironic that it happens at a time of serious decline for advertising itself, which for over a century was the linchpin of the capitalist system.
Amy Goodman
Apr 10 2014 | Neither death nor imprisonment should be the punishment for journalists doing their job. Since 1992, the Committee to Protect Journalists reports, there have been 1,054 journalists killed worldwide.
Linda McQuaig
Apr 10 2014 | For years now, public commentary about taxes has been dominated by a rabid anti-tax movement, but recent rumblings from the progressive side of the tax debate have threatened to shake things up.
Wayne MacPhail
Apr 9 2014 | The future will be more complicated than we've been led to believe. The years ahead will be much less like 2001 or Star Trek and more like the messy, multilayered world of Bladerunner.
Jim Stanford
Apr 9 2014 | The last three decades have witnessed a far-reaching neoliberal transformation of the Canadian economy, politics and culture that has been dramatic, thorough and socially destructive.
Duncan Cameron
Apr 8 2014 | The defeat of the minority PQ government led by Pauline Marois means Quebec will have a majority Liberal government led by Philippe Couillard.
Murray Dobbin
Apr 7 2014 | Perhaps the best possible response of democracy activists to this loathsome piece of legislation would be to treat it as a useful crisis and use it to galvanize the electorate.