Blog July 22
David J Climenhaga | After today, conservative leaders will have to persuade suspicious Wildrose members that technical problems, not a conspiracy, caused the party's PIN problems.
Blog July 22
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | CJFE condemns Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Member of Parliament (MP) Cheryl Gallant's use of the terms "fake news," "elite-stream media" and "media-splaining" to denounce Canadian media.
Columnists July 22
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Rick Salutin | The arc of history is long, as Dr. King said, even if it bends toward freedom. But the circle of history, which returns to where it began, can look pretty extensive too.
Blog July 21
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Penney Kome | Financing a country mainly through one industry has several problems, including economic instability. Divestors challenge the petrostate's financial and political power.
News July 21
Ethel Tungohan | Advocates point out that the federal government's recent changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program were skewed to the interests of employers.
Blog July 21
The Ontario Legislative Building on a nice sunny day. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Benson Kua
Doreen Nicoll | The Wynne government's Bill 148 only allows for two days of paid "personal emergency leave," which can be accessed for domestic and sexual violence. This is not good enough.
Blog July 21
Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | All across Canada initiatives by governments to get the big money out of politics are proving popular with voters. Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney is doing his bit to keep the big money in.
Columnists July 21
James Cromwell at climate justice rally. Image: Flickr/maisa_nyc
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Cromwell and five others were arrested while protesting against the construction of a fracked gas power plant. He and two others refused to pay their fines and were sentenced to a week behind bars.
Blog July 20
A leaching pond at the Mufulira mine in Zambia
Yves Engler | A big beneficiary of internationally sponsored neoliberal reforms, First Quantum Minerals is the largest foreign investor in the copper-rich southern African nation.
News July 20
New B.C. government sworn in. Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
Meagan Gillmore | British Columbia's unions are hopeful for increases to minimum wage and improved workers' rights with John Horgan's NDP-Green coalition government.
Podcast July 20
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Victoria Fenner | Now that the Americans are on the brink of reopening NAFTA, a spirited debate about the idea of free trade, from the Press Progress Summit in April 2017.
Podcast July 18
Image: Vaden Earle. Used with permission.
David Peck | There are many who credit the rise of 'voluntourism' to humanitarian and motivational speaker Vaden Earle. He talks to David Peck about his ability to release vision and purpose in others.