Podcast January 16
Image Copyright: Ann Shin. Fathom Film Group. Used with permission.
David Peck | Ann Shin's film 'My Enemy, My Brother', is an emotional journey of two former enemies who return together to Iran and Iraq many years after the war.
News January 17
November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. With Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty, and former Prime Minister Joe Clark
Karl Nerenberg | Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 1 of 2.
Blog January 15
Love Does Gala. Image: The Women's Centre of Halton
Doreen Nicoll | On February 10, The Women's Centre will host its second annual Gala to raise money to transform the lives of women and their children because that's what 'Love Does.'
Blog January 15
Stephen Mandel & Jim Prentice in 2011. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservatives clearly have a Messiah Strategy for returning to power. It's been tried before, and it's not clear that it works all that well.
Blog January 16
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Image: Kremlin.ru/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | "Don't get in between us and terrorist organizations, or we will not be responsible for the unwanted consequences." – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the United States.
Blog January 16
Site C Dam Construction Site. Image: Jeffrey Wynne/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | In Canada, large-scale projects such as Site C in B.C. and Muskrat Falls in Labrador run counter to our commitments to combat climate change and respect Indigenous Peoples' rights.
News January 16
Anti-war activists in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery, invited for the rally in support of Iranian protesters, with a "US/NATO hands off Iran" banner, photographed as pro-US interventionists block them with the monarchist flag of Iran discarded in 1979.  Photo: Roberto Morago
Sara Sagaii, Nyusha Samiei | A statement to the progressive community in Canada that we weren’t able to read out at a Vancouver rally after being attacked
Blog January 15
Calgary, Alberta
David J. Climenhaga | The UCP policy document's goals depend on the same old elephant in the room that looms over all discussions of Alberta fiscal policy: it requires higher oil prices.
News January 15
Insite Vancouver. Photo: Jonathan Dickinson
Tyson Kelsall | A former harm reduction worker reviews a reporter’s new book on how this part of Vancouver has progressed
News January 8
Canada 2008: Prime Minister Stephen Harper at a meet-and-greet. Photo: Andrew d'Entremeont
Karl Nerenberg | Ten years ago we had a federal election, the great recession and a prorogation crisis. As well, Justin Trudeau won his first election.
Blog January 12
Carleton University in Ottawa, where Hassan Diab taught before his arrest.
J. Baglow | Hassan Diab, a Canadian citizen, has been held without trial or charge in a French maximum-security prison for a bombing that took place in 1980. This week, he was set free.
Columnists January 12
Aharon Appelfeld. Image: kellywritershouse/flickr
Rick Salutin | Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld, the Israeli novelist, died last week at 85.