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

 

Apr 14 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Fair Elections Act, the omnibus budget bill, reform of First Nations education, contaminated sites and galloping climate change all await MPs when they get back to work.
Apr 10 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Jim Flaherty, Canada's former Finance Minister has died at 64. He resigned from Cabinet less than a month ago. In this post, Karl Nerenberg looks back at Jim Flaherty's political legacy.
Apr 7 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Some will say the Liberals will benefit by having fellow Liberals in power in Quebec. The NDP's Mulcair also has a Couillard connection, and is relieved the national unity issue is off the table.
Apr 5 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Pierre Poilievre claims 'ordinary Canadians' support his Fair Elections Act. Why don't the Conservatives invite any of them to testify to the Committee studying the Bill?
Apr 4 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Harper's 'democracy' Minister was being slippery when he told the House we only need one of 39 pieces of ID to vote, and that Canada does not ever require photo ID.
Apr 1 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | A new report makes the most dire climate forecasts yet; there is no more health accord; and the (un)Fair Elections trucks on. Yet, none of these can force Soudas and Trudeau from headlines.
Mar 30 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Progress Summit brought together a high-powered group of progressives from Canada and other countries. Some of their advice would be useful to folks carrying out current campaigns.
Mar 25 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Jean-Pierre Kingsely, the former Chief Electoral officer, gave the Commons Committee studying the Fair Elections Act a lesson on how to draft strong laws to protect democracy.
Mar 25 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | March 25 was a National Day of Action to protest the Fair Elections Act. This Bill, C-23, is still before the House, at Committee stage. The widespread opposition could have an impact, if it grows.
Mar 18 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Seventy per cent of Canadians have not even heard of the Fair Elections Act, and you can bet Conservatives want to keep it that way! Here are ten things you should know about the Fair Elections Act.