Columnists April 27
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Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | It's been long recognized that there are problems with how Ontario deals with care for adults with developmental disabilities. The problem is now being taken to court as a proposed class action.
Columnists April 26
Dima Siam (far right, in white hijab, holding her baby, Maria), welcomes her brother-in-law and his family as sponsored refugees to Canada on April 12. Siam is fighting a deportation order that would send her to Syria, the result of a simple paperwork error. The Trudeau government has thus far refused to end her nightmare of limbo and grant her permanent resident status.  Credit: Brian Cornelius
Matthew Behrens | Every time Ottawa-based Syrian refugee Dima Siam sees Prime Minister Justin Trudeau saying refugees are welcome in Canada, she says, "I feel as if someone despises me and slapped me on the face."
Blog April 27
Kevin O'Leary
David J. Climenhaga | A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
Blog April 26
Toronto robs from the poor.
Cathy Crowe | Activist group the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty shows that the City is holding back $18 million dollars from homelessness programs.
Blog April 26
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Martha Friendly | A recent CBC Cross Country Check Up devoted itself to child-care policy. We unpack multiple interesting and noteworthy points while considering the four that especially stood out.
Blog April 26
U.S. President Donald Trump (Photo by Gage Skidmore, Flickr.)
David J. Climenhaga | Conservative Canadian politicians who crossed the border to campaign for Donald Trump should probably be thinking about what to say when the issue comes up in public.
Columnists April 25
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Duncan Cameron | On the economic issues of how wealth is produced and distributed, the social democratic left in the U.K., France and Germany have bought into the "globalization is good" agenda promoted by the right.
Blog April 26
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David Suzuki | Grizzlies face growing threats across their North American range, from trophy hunting to habitat destruction, declines in food sources like salmon and whitebark pine nuts, and climate change impacts.
Blog April 26
Sarah Miller | While the B.C. Liberals try to frame this election around whether we can afford an NDP government, Sarah Miller asks if we can afford another four years of Christy Clark.
Blog April 25
Gordon Laxer | Investments in the oilsands have bled red ink since the international oil price crashed in 2014. Seventeen major oilsands projects have been shelved or cancelled.
Podcast April 25
Scott Neigh | Teachers Beth Alexander and Michelle Munk talk about social justice in the classroom and about the recent Teaching for Justice Conference.
Blog April 25
Photo: A modern U.S. dairy operation/Wikipedia
David J. Climenhaga | While supply management gives consumers a quality product at a price that allows local farmers a living wage, the alternative is not cheaper milk, cheese, eggs and poultry.