News October 15
House of Commons.
Karl Nerenberg | Making a distinction between the executive and legislative branches, the Supreme Court recently ruled the federal government doesn't always have to consult Indigenous people. The distinction is flawed
Blog October 14
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses Alberta Teachers Association social studies teachers yesterday as environmentalist Tzeporah Berman looks on.
David J. Climenhaga | It wasn't a debate, exactly, but there was certainly a contrast of views when Alberta's premier and a prominent West Coast environmentalist addressed a group of teachers yesterday.
Blog October 13
A protest banner with words Housing Shelter Safe Space Now
Cathy Crowe | While campaigns for a national right to housing flourish, the same attention is not paid to the right to shelter.
Blog October 13
Sophia Reuss | As the Toronto election campaign heads into its final days, follow all of our coverage here.
Blog October 13
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Brent Patterson | The Crown corporation has $5.9 million in stock in the private prisons that hold tens of thousands of detained immigrants in the United States.
Columnists October 13
Rick Salutin | Howard Zinn said that it's always one step forward, two back. But today's regressive feels so depressive partly due to the proud ignorance that accompanies it.
Blog October 12
Former UCP nomination candidate Lance Coulter, at right, with a controversial selfie friend (Photo: Facebook).
David J. Climenhaga | UCP to canned candidate: Here's your snappy Hugo Boss cap, now, quick march!
Blog October 12
Cindy Sheehan, Director of The Women's March on the Pentagon. Photo by Jacob Appelbaum/Wikimedia Commons
Penney Kome | Peace organizations haven't been in the news much for a decade or so. But after a year with Trump in the Oval Office, peace is a high political priority again.
News October 12
Members of the Canadian Supreme Court.
Karl Nerenberg | The Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision this week that says the federal government does not have the duty to consult Indigenous people when drafting laws, includes a powerful opposing opinion.
Columnists October 12
Protest against the Charter of Values in 2013. Photo: ibourgeault_tasse/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | CAQ leader François Legault and his team ran much of their election campaign on the backs of immigrants, using polarizing language to pit "good immigrants" against "bad immigrants."
Blog October 11
Canadian Forces light armoured vehicle on display. Photo: Mike Babcock/Flickr
Yves Engler | In a system where money talks, militarists on Parliament Hill will always be among the loudest voices. To rise above their din, we need to figure out ways to amplify the Canadians who prefer peace.
Blog October 11
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Brent Patterson | The Supreme Court's shameful decision reinforces colonial relationship over Indigenous peoples in Canada.