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

 

Mar 21 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Many in the media are now speculating about how big the Trudeau government's year one deficit will be. There will be, however, lots more to look for in the Liberals' first budget.
Photo: flickr/ KMR Photography
Mar 21 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The headlines said Finance Minister Bill Morneau's new council had a majority of women members. But the headlines left out the most important part of the story.
Photo: flickr/ bcndp
Mar 16 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | A group of Quebec NDPers wrote an open letter calling for changes in the party but not for Tom Mulcair's head. Others have now joined the fray, and they are not shy about targeting the leader.
Photo: flickr/ Steve Tannock
Mar 15 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau's pledge to give more money to CBC is welcome. But what ails the corporation will require more than money to cure.
Mar 11 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' annual Alternative Federal Budget deserves more attention than ever, now that we have a government that has affinity for at least some of its ideas.
Photo: flickr/ Day Donaldson
Mar 9 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The immigration minister announced new, increased targets for immigrants and refugees to Canada. The challenge ahead will be to deal with a nasty series of Harper government refugee "reforms."
Photo: creative commons/google images
Mar 7 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | The prime minister's visiting Washington during presidential primary season makes one think of the differences between U.S and Canadian politics. The absence of God talk in Canada is a welcome relief.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Mar 3 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | Alexandre Trudeau is publicly lobbying his brother to stop the deportation of Mohamed Harkat, who came to Canada as a refugee, and has never been been found guilty of any act of violence.
Photo: U.S. Supreme Court/Wikimedia Commons
Feb 18 2016 | by Karl Nerenberg | You might be surprised to learn what the late justice thought about the direct election of senators and how little he knew about Canada.
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.