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

 

Image: Facebook/Ahmed Hussen
Jan 13 2017 | by Karl Nerenberg | Harper's refugee reform legislation unfairly discriminated against many asylum seekers. John McCallum was ready to make big changes. Now the ball is in Ahmed Hussen's court.
Image: Facebook/KarinaGould
Jan 11 2017 | by Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Trudeau has given another very young and very inexperienced MP the difficult electoral reform job. That worries many. But there may be method to the PM's madness.
Image: Flickr/Matt Jiggins
Jan 6 2017 | by Karl Nerenberg | Soon a number of aspirants will officially announce their candidacies for the NDP leadership. They will face an uphill battle to garner public attention and render their party a viable alternative.
Dec 30 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Here are a half dozen, from a separatist leader quitting to Trudeau elbowing, with trade-skeptical Wallonians and leader-dumping NDP delegates in between. Plus pipelines, a senator, and more.
Flickr/Αλέξης Τσίπρας Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδας
Dec 18 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | First-past-the-post often produces wild fluctuations from election to election. To preserve stability, the prudent course would be to reform the electoral system now.
UN Photo/Mark Garten
Dec 15 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Margaret Wente says Trudeau should align climate policy with Trump's, and that there is no scientific consensus on climate change. She cites no sources to support the latter claim.
 A mining town called Asbestosis Québec. Flickr/Jacques Lebleu
Dec 14 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Kathleen Ruff has been pushing for a total ban of the cancer-causing substance for years. Tomorrow the Trudeau government will announce a ban on its use, import and export.
Dec 7 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Instead of proceeding with a respectful and reasoned consultation on electoral reform, based on the House committee report, the government has launched a biased, mischievous survey of "values."
Image: Canadian Press/Justin Tang
Nov 30 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Alberta Premier Rachel Notely was more than happy with Justin Trudeau's approval of the Kinder Morgan project. Tom Mulcair, B.C. NDP leader John Horgan, and many others reacted very differently.
Image: Flickr/Akuppa John Wigham
Nov 24 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Following an interview with CBC Radio's "As It Happens," Trump adviser Robert Walker sent CBC a series of sources to support his arguments. None of them actually did.