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/ Stephen Harper
Aug 16 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Emails tabled at the Duffy trial show that Stephen Harper decided to ignore one of the constitutional residency provisions for senators. His own lawyer warned him that he was on thin ice.
Aug 14 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Mike Duffy's lawyer portrayed the PMO and its chief as being engaged in almost full-time damage control. It seems that the direction came from the top.
Aug 13 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Testimony and emails tabled in court on Wednesday show why Stephen Harper thought it was perfectly OK to name non-residents to the Senate. They show much about the workings of Harper's PMO.
Photo: flickr/ Quinn Dombrowski
Aug 11 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | If a narrow obsession with the "economy" diverts campaigns' focus away from Harper's record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty.
Aug 7 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Progressives want Harper held to account. However, in the first debate Mulcair was too passive, while Trudeau chose to attack Mulcair as much as Harper.
Aug 3 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The election was officially kicked off on Sunday, August 2. And, as predicted, it is so far a three-way tie.
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Aug 2 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | The election campaign is officially on, and, as NDP and Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair predicted more than a year ago, it is a three-way race.
Photo: flickr/ bcndp
Jul 3 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Maclean's carried two stories on one day about Mulcair's talks with the Conservatives in 2007. A main-quoted source mostly confirms Mulcair's version.
Photo: Scazon/flickr
Jun 25 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | NDPers have been attacking Liberals since Jack Layton skewered Michael Ignatieff for poor attendance. The Liberals' favourite attack on the NDP is the unfair one about "separation based on one vote."
Jun 19 2015 | by Karl Nerenberg | Answering a question about Voices-Voix's Dismantling Democracy report Public Safety Minister Blaney hurled the accusation of "terrorism." Where did that come from?