Columnists April 26
Journalists assembled for press conference. Photo: Downing Street/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | A well-known journalist was arrested while covering a protest against immigration detention, then was handed over to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) authorities for deportation.
Blog April 26
Jason Kenney in role as Citizenship and Immigration Minister at press conference Feb 13, 2012. Photo: Rob Salerno/Daily Xtra/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Let's consider the case of the Israeli university that in 2012 came up with a scheme to give an honorary degree to an unsavoury right-wing foreign politician …
Blog April 26
Canadian soldiers point guns. Photo: Cpl Alana Morin/4 Cdn Div / 4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC/Flickr
Yves Engler | The alleged perpetrator of Monday’s van attack in Toronto has ties to a powerful patriarchal institution that is Canada’s biggest purveyor of violence.
Columnists April 26
Muskrat Falls mega-dam construction site. Photo: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | On May 7, a rally and nonviolent direct action will take place on Parliament Hill in solidarity with the Labrador Land Protectors, who are trying to stop the massive Muskrat Falls mega-dam.
Columnists April 26
Cannabis in prescription bottle. Photo: David Trawin/Flickr
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono | A case in Nova Scotia provides insight into how the use of medical cannabis is sometimes still perceived as an unconventional treatment despite having been legal in Canada for almost two decades.
Podcast April 26
Making private moments public - The 'Homemade Visible' Project
Victoria Fenner | A project to get all those old home movies out of people’s closets and into the archives -- especially footage documenting the lives of Indigenous people and visible minorities.
News April 26
Environment commissioner Julie Gelfand. Photo by Karl Nerenberg
Karl Nerenberg | In her spring report, federal Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand takes the federal government to task for failing to adequately regulate and supervise the salmon farming industry.
Columnists April 25
Person sleeping in underpass of Gardiner Expressway. Photo: Viv Lynch/Flickr
Lois Ross | There is a need for a massive re-think about how we build community, rural and urban communities that are resilient, healthy and work towards strengthening self-reliance in the face of climate change.
Blog April 25
David Suzuki. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Want to hand a victory to those who would shut down Alberta's oilsands tomorrow? Withdraw the U of A's offer of an honorary degree for David Suzuki. Trust me, that'll work.
Blog April 24
Traffic in Beijing. Image: Safia Osman/Flickr
David Suzuki | To meet our climate commitments and protect citizens from pollution and climate disruption, we need policies and regulations to make all vehicles -- including trucks and SUVs -- less polluting.
Podcast April 25
Joseph Pace talks about plant-based diets and his film "The Game Changers"
David Peck | Film co-producer Joseph Pace talks about his new film "The Game Changers," plant-based diets, nutrition and diet, why it’s important not to be self-righteous.
Blog April 19
Members and supporters of the Stop the JNF Campaign in NYC. Image: Joe Catron
Yves Engler | A number of members of the subcommittee on anti-Semitism have personal or institutional ties to the Jewish National Fund, which practices a form of discrimination outlawed in Canada seven decades ago.