Blog August 18
Image: First Nations Education Steering Committee
Lizanne Foster | Well-being for our children and for our planet should be the ultimate goal of learning. We can't afford for it not to be.
Columnists August 18
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Billy Hathorn​
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The growing movement for racial justice is making demands and taking action. With each passing day, white supremacists will find themselves with fewer and fewer Confederate statues to cling to.
Podcast August 17
Connecting Climate Change to Social Change Panel
Victoria Fenner | Climate Change isn't just about economics and science. It's about our entire way of life. This panel from the 5th Annual Tommy Douglas Institute explores the connections.
Blog August 17
Chrystia Freeland. Photo: OEA - OAS/flickr
Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, Stuart Trew | In a series of speeches on Monday morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined six broad priorities for Canada in the impending renegotiation of NAFTA.
Blog August 17
Image: Wikimedia Commons/ChadPerez49
Lizanne Foster | Have you heard of First Peoples Principles of Learning, a list of approaches to learning common amongst Indigenous peoples for the multiple millennia before colonization and the residential schools?
Blog August 16
Protest against fascism. Photo: Joe Brusky/flickr
Nora Loreto | The roots of the labour movement are anti-fascist. How do we get the labour movement to take up the fight today?
Blog August 16
Derek Fildebrandt and his red Ford
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently there is a three-strikes law in Alberta politics, and Derek Fildebrandt, the self-described "liberty Conservative" caught taking liberties with the rules, has struck out.
Blog August 16
The shoreline of Georgian Bay near Killarney, ON, where the author's family is from.
Debra Huron | How I learned that Métis identity is a historical and cultural category that can't be defined by a DNA test alone.
Blog August 16
Image: Flickr/U.S. Department of Agriculture
David Suzuki | Climate change doesn't necessarily start fires -- lightning, unattended campfires, carelessly tossed cigarette butts and sparks are major causes -- but it creates conditions for more and larger fires.
Blog August 16
Ezra Levant. Photo: Raj Taneja/flickr
John Miller | After Charlottesville, Ezra Levant sounds like a man who long ago jumped into shark-infested waters, and is only now starting to complain about the swimming conditions.
Podcast August 15
Image: Tanya Cothran. Used with permission
David Peck | Tanya Cothran and David Peck talk about mutual trust, Smart Risks, peace-building, mattresses, innovation and a grassroots manifesto for change.
Blog August 15
Newspapers on newsstand. Photo: greenzowie/flickr
Nick Fillmore | The creation of even one sustainable, independent newspaper project anywhere in Canada would be a huge, unprecedented accomplishment.