rabble news
Oct 9 2015 | by Cory Collins | There is a standout three-way race happening in South Shore-St. Margarets in Nova Scotia. Voter turnout was low in 2011 when the Cons edged out a win. Will that change in 2015?
rabble news
Oct 9 2015 | by H.G. Watson | In Winnipeg's Elmwood-Transcona riding, the NDP and Conservatives are in a tight race. Last election, the Cons beat the NDP by less than 1,000 votes. What will happen this time around?
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in their own words
Oct 9 2015 | by Daniel Heath Justice | Daniel Heath Justice explains why as a Canadian citizen of the Cherokee Nation he will vote in the 2015 federal election.
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rabble news
Oct 9 2015 | by Julie Devaney | On Thursday Oct. 8, women's groups and their supporters gathered outside Minister of the Status of Women Kellie Leitch's office to protest the "barbaric cultural practices" hotline.
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rabble news
Oct 9 2015 | by Aaliya Khan | At a recent debate hosted by the Canadian Council for Muslim Women, the Conservative party showed, yet again, their complete disconnect with women and the Muslim community.
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analysis
Oct 9 2015 | by Russell Diabo | Indigenous voters are watching the federal party platforms on Indigenous issues closely. No matter who wins, more action will be needed to safeguard Indigenous rights after the election is over.
rabble series
Oct 9 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | In this final instalment of exclusive excerpts from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands: How to survive a resource-limited future.
politics
Oct 8 2015 | by Fair Vote Canada | Will 2015 be the last first-past-the-post election in Canada? It could be. Here's how.
rabble series
Oct 8 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | In today's excerpt from Gordon Laxer's After the Sands: Pipelines were once thought of as merely ways to convey oil and natural gas. No longer. They now convey controversy.
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opinion
Oct 8 2015 | by Azeezah Kanji | The Conservative government's Bill C-24 has already been put into use with the denationalization of at least five men. Here are three problematic weaknesses with it.
rabble series
Oct 7 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | In this third excerpt from Gordon Laxer's After the Sands: public ownership. Can it work and how can we get there?
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in their own words
Oct 7 2015 | by Sophie Harkat | Mohamed Harkat was arrested under a security certificate on December 10, 2002. After 13 years of pure hell, Harkat received his deportation papers in the middle of the 2015 federal election campaign.
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rabble interview
Oct 6 2015 | by Roshini Nair | What is Indian and Cowboy? An Indigenous multimedia network led by Ryan McMahon that is changing the face of media in Canada. Read this exclusive interview with McMahon.
rabble series
Oct 6 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | This week we're featuring an excerpt a day from Gordon Laxer's new book After the Sands. Today: how Canada squanders its advantage when it comes to our oil resources.
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rabble news
Oct 5 2015 | by Ethel Tungohan | The divisions between the Liberals, NDP and the Greens on immigration policies remain few, except when it comes to support for Bill C-51.
rabble series
Oct 5 2015 | by Gordon Laxer | In this excerpt from his new book After the Sands, Gordon Laxer examines what Canadians need to know about ownership in Canada's energy industry.
rabble news
Oct 2 2015 | by rabble staff | Spend your Friday with rabble as we cover the second French-language debate of the 2015 federal election. It's gonna be great. We swear.
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rabble interview
Oct 2 2015 | by Roshini Nair | The issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women needs to be addressed immediately. Since the current federal government plans to do nothing, the Chiefs of Ontario launched the Who is She? campaign.
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analysis
Oct 2 2015 | by Gina Starblanket | Federal parties are proposing policies to address what are perceived as the main issues for Indigenous communites. The dollar amounts are not only not enough, they fail to address underlying causes.
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rabble news
Oct 1 2015 | by Emmet Livingstone | In 2014, the Venezuelan government prohibited exchanging Venezuelan currency into foreign denominations. Well into 2015, Venezuelan students in Toronto are still bearing this impact.
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rabble news
Sep 30 2015 | by Cory Collins | For over a year, sick leave has been a battleground of contentious contract negotiations between the federal government and the Public Service Alliance of Canada.
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rabble interview
Sep 29 2015 | by Paul Weinberg | Robert Fisk is an award-winning journalist who is currently on a cross-Canada speaking tour focused on Syria. Read this exclusive interview.
rabble news
Sep 29 2015 | by Mike Barber | Against all odds, a lively, informative debate emerged from Roy Thomson Hall on Monday night at the Munk debate on foreign policy.
rabble news
Sep 28 2015 | by rabble staff | Tonight follow rabble's live coverage of the Munk debate on foreign policy which includes rabble staff live-tweeting, instant analysis and of course babble.
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opinion
Sep 28 2015 | by Gus Van Harten | With the flurry of new treaties like TPP, CETA and FIPA, the Harper government will expand Canada's exposure to investor-state arbitration from about 50 per cent to 85 per cent. Great...
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opinion
Sep 28 2015 | by Gus Van Harten | The power imbalance between Canada and foreign investors is a political choice. Here are 10 ways the TPP gives power to foreign companies.
analysis
Sep 25 2015 | by Nora Loreto | Sept. 18 was the first French-language debate, which saw all five federal leaders debate a myriad of issues. It was the debate that all of Canada needed to see.
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opinion
Sep 25 2015 | by H. Peter Langille | It's time to re-organize Canada's foreign and defence policies around the umbrella concept of sustainable common security. Here's why.
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rabble news
Sep 24 2015 | by rabble staff | Watching the first French-language debate? Well grab a snack and a drink and follow rabble's live coverage featuring Nora Loreto.
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rabble news
Sep 24 2015 | by Fatima Syed | Multimedia project Never Home has brought the impact and reality of the Harper government's immigration policies over a decade to life and fuelled a movement to welcome refugees to Canada.