News October 19
Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Alex Cosh | If there is any riding in this year's federal election that warrants strategic voting by left-leaning electors, surely it's the Conservative leader's district of Regina-Qu'Appelle.
Blog October 19
Illustration created using a wiki image by Howard the Duck with other open-source and public domain elements.
David Heap | The Liberals' ongoing bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council provides an opportunity to send a message to whoever forms the next federal government.
Blog October 19
Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist, at the start of a large march through Edmonton yesterday. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | It would have been a remarkable accomplishment for any group to summon a throng of the size that enthusiastically greeted 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton.
Blog October 19
Kim Elliott | Week in and week out, Karl Nerenberg delivers exclusive reporting from the Hill, and it's readers just like you who keep him there.
News October 18
Image: beejees/Pixabay
Zaid Noorsumar | The NDP is the only federal party promising to establish national standards -- although it will face an uphill task in that endeavour.
Blog October 18
Image: Marcus Spiske/Unsplash
Philip Lee | Encryption is supposed to ensure that information stays private by scrambling data. In practice, security forces and corporate interests are keen to be able to crack any code.
News October 18
Image: alirjd/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Although the NDP and the Greens tried to put wealth and income inequality on the election campaign agenda, most mainstream media coverage has focused elsewhere.
Blog October 18
Paul Taylor. Image: Sandro Pehar. Used wth permission.
Paul Taylor | The research identifies that the higher prevalence of food insecurity among households with Black respondents is simply because they are Black. It's not caused by anything else.
Columnists October 18
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube
Rick Salutin | Two-thirds of Canadians agree broadly on a "progressive" agenda, but consensus is spread across multiple parties -- and due to our electoral system, the remaining 30 per cent can acquire power anyway.
Blog October 18
Heather McPherson, the federal NDP's candidate in Edmonton Strathcona, and former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason. Image: Heather McPherson for Edmonton Strathcona/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason didn't mention Notley by name, but her recent suggestion she might not vote NDP because of the federal party's pipeline policy obviously didn't impress him.
Blog October 18
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube
Pamela Palmater | Reconciliation cannot be achieved if its lifespan is dictated by what carries political currency in each election. The party leaders all have a legal and moral obligation to do better.
Podcast October 18
Image: Unifor. Used with permission.
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour Canada Report: Seven women protesting the death of temporary workers arrested while occupying Doug Ford's constituency office.