rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

Karl Nerenberg joins rabble to cover news for the rest of us from Parliament Hill. Karl has been a journalist for over 25 years including eight years as the producer of the CBC show The House. He has written scripts for documentary films and long-form television reports for such shows as Le Point and Actuel on Radio Canada television and The Journal on CBC-TV. Karl also founded and, for five years, edited the magazine Federations: What's new in federalism worldwide.

Karl has been awarded a Gemini award, a Best International Documentary Series award (from "la communauté des televisions francophones"), a CBC Radio Award for Best New Series (C'est la vie) among others. As a broadcaster, Mr. Nerenberg produced and directed television series and documentaries in a wide range of genres and on a great variety of subjects -- from civil war in Central America, to the crisis in South Africa's Apartheid system.

Karl works in both English and French, and can be reached at karl@rabble.ca

 

Photo: flickr/ Graham Perry
Jan 26 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals are happy to be in the middle, between the NDP on the left and the Conservatives on the right. But on the need for a more vigorous approach to First Nations they seem to be with the NDP.
Jan 22 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | There is much on the new government's agenda when the House comes back in session on Monday: from taxes, to infrastructure, to refugees, to the CBC.
Photo: flickr/renegade98
Jan 20 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The new prime minister has no choice but to focus on an economy facing big headwinds. But he made many promises to Indigenous people, and they must remain high on his agenda.
Photo: flickr/ mathrong
Jan 18 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau is sending a lobbyist to Washington and a politically connected lawyer to New York. Neither brings any notable experience to the job. They are American-style partisan appointments.
Photo: flickr/ Obert Madondo
Jan 14 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals pushed the need for parliamentary oversight of security agencies hard during the C-51 debate. But their objections to C-51 did not start and end with the lack of oversight.
Photo: flickr/ Justin Trudeau
Jan 12 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The new Trudeau government has already signalled a lot of its good intentions, such as respecting science; but it has also stumbled on its tax cut. What's wrong with pointing that out?
Photo: flickr/ Premier ministre du Canada
Jan 7 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau has restored refugee health and rolled back other monstrous Harper decisions. But Harper's cuts were deep and far-reaching. Reversing them will be difficult.
Photo: Prime Minister of Canada/flickr
Dec 23 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | There had been hope the new federal finance minister, Bill Morneau, would at last get the provinces onside to enhance the CPP/QPP. No such luck.
Photo: flickr/ Canada 2020
Dec 18 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Apologies, regrets and tears have their value, but for Indigenous Canadians the essential questions are about economic control and power.
Photo: flickr/ Prime Minister of Canada
Dec 14 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government has bravely raised taxes on those in the $200K-plus bracket. But guess who gets most of the benefit.