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

 

Oct 23 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | On Wednesday, a deranged man killed a single father, terrorized Parliament and a city, and traumatized a country. But is it now time to restrict our liberties?
Oct 22 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | A gunman shot and killed a soldier at the War Memorial this morning. The same gunman also shot a number of people in the Centre Block of Parliament.
Oct 21 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau gets attention just for being himself, and, especially, standing fully clothed in a swimming pool. Even smart folks can wax enthusiastic about the callow and shallow Liberal leader.
Oct 21 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | A Broadbent Institute study shows that a number of charitable organizations with a right-of-centre orientation claim that they devote zero per cent of their resources to advocacy. Is that believable?
Oct 17 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Harper government will introduce a Fiscal Update that includes tax cuts, mostly of the boutique kind. First, it will table the next budget implementation bill that will likely have some surprises.
Oct 15 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | NDPers proposes a program to create a million child care spaces at the end of eight years, costing the federal government $1.90 billion. It’s a big number; but they argue it will boost the economy.
Image: Flickr/Leadnow.ca
Oct 9 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students and three citizens have launched a constitutional challenge to the Fair Elections Act in Ontario Superior Court.
Julie Gelfand, Canada's new Environment Comissioner. Credit: Karl Nerenberg
Oct 7 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The new Environment Commissioner, Julie Gelfand, picks up where her predecessors left off. On Tuesday she forcefully bemoaned Harper's abject failure to meet emission reduction targets.
Oct 6 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The war against the Islamic State may seem like a 'noble' exercise. It happens, however, as the result of a series of bad policies that started with the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
Oct 2 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Prime Minister Harper will announce an expanded military role for Canada in Iraq on Friday. Even some Conservatives have doubts about that, and it is politically tricky for both the NDP and Liberals.