News October 17
Bombardier is not just a company. It is a piece of Quebec’s identity, and, in a way, Canada’s sense of itself as an industrial power.
Karl Nerenberg | The European giant Airbus has taken control of Bombardier’s C Series aircraft division and plans to manufacture planes for Delta Airlines in Alabama. Will that save the Canadian aerospace industry?
News October 17
Jean Swanson during the 2017 Vancouver by-election. Photo: Tamara Herman/flickr
Salman Zafar | Her second place electoral result in Vancouver shows that an unapologetic, undiluted left candidate can do well in Canadian politics
Podcast October 16
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Victoria Fenner | A conversation with Christopher Torres, former National Organizer for United We Dream, the campaign that pushed Barack Obama to introduce the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
News October 16
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent tax-sprinking backlash is not the sole reason Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hurting in the polls.
Karl Nerenberg | Bill Morneau is not the first finance minister to back away from a major proposal. Canadians have many reasons other than a corporate tax change to be disappointed with Justin Trudeau's record
Blog October 13
University of New Brunswick Crest. Image: JamesMcGrath2011/flickr
Lucas Crawford, Carmen Ellison, Sabine Lebel | Three hundred staff and faculty at the University of New Brunswick pen a letter rejecting white supremacy on the university campus and urging students to disrupt white supremacist activities.
News October 13
Fairchild TV Studio, Richmond Hill, ON. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Raysonho
Meagan Gillmore | Rogers farms out its Chinese-language news broadcast for Omni TV to competitor Fairchild amid concerns of pro-conservative political bias.
Blog October 13
Brian Jean. Image: Brian Jean/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | One has to feel a certain sympathy with would-be UCP leader Jean. Confronting Jason Kenney is a bit like standing in front of the proverbial juggernaut.
Blog October 12
Officials and schoolchildren outside Providence Mission Indian Residential School. LibraryArchives/flickr
Doreen Nicoll | The legacy of the residential school system predisposes Indigenous peoples to social inequalities.
Blog October 12
Chilean protest materials against Barrick Gold's Pascua Lama mine. Image: Imagenes de luz/flickr
Yves Engler | Across the planet, Canadian mining companies are in conflict with local communities and usually have the Trudeau government’s support.
Columnists October 12
 Flood waters remain high in Carolina, Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Image: U.S. Department of Defense/Jose Diaz-Ramos
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The corporate TV weather reporting aids and abets Trump's misinformation by consistently ignoring the role of climate change in this string of disasters.
Blog October 12
Image: Kevin Metcalf
Jacqueline Houston | Conspicuously absent from the campus free speech debate has been the voices of students themselves
Blog October 12
Image: Flickr/Ben Gordon
Emma Lui | Water Is Life summit participants were outraged that governments allow Nestlé and other water companies to control and sell water for a profit while failing to secure clean water for communities.