Blog March 26
Twitter photo by CCALCP.
Brent Patterson | The Luis Carlos Perez Lawyers' Collective in Colombia is working with communities to stop fracking by corporations, including Calgary-based Canacol Energy Ltd.
Blog March 25
Premier Rachel Notley announces a Made-in-Alberta energy strategy in February 2019. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
Mercedes Allen | Albertans looked to Rachel Notley to lead them through a transition, and somewhere along the way, industry convinced the government and the public alike that the transition needed was a pipeline.
Blog March 25
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley surrounded by supporters at yesterday's rally in Edmonton Photo: Marshall Boyd, used with permission.
David J. Climenhaga | "Here is Jason Kenney's argument in a nutshell," Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said: "His team made a terrible mess. We didn't clean it up fast enough. So fire us and put the old boys back in."
Blog March 25
St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. Photo: Can Pac Swire/Flickr
Dennis Gruending | As Democrats look to Medicare-for-All and Canada as a model, attacks by some in the U.S. on our system will increase.
Blog March 24
Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith in 2014
David J. Climenhaga | Danielle Smith's recent op-ed was certainly not the ringing endorsement of the UCP one would have expected from a former conservative Opposition leader at this moment.
Blog March 22
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Podemos MEP Tania González Peñas brought together three women activists who have fought for justice, fair wages and safer working conditions in coal mines.
News March 22
A Toronto rally for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Photo: Marites N. Sison
Marites N. Sison | The rally was part of a co-ordinated action in over a dozen cities across Canada, including Montreal, Vancouver and Halifax.
Blog March 22
Twitter photo by La Minuta/ Educa Oaxaca
Brent Patterson | Tailings spills from Canadian mines in Zapotec territory in Mexico and Xat'sull territory in Canada show that laws are falling short of protecting Indigenous peoples and the environment.
Blog March 22
Neal Bernard Hancock, better known as "Bernard the Roughneck," is now the Freedom Conservative Party candidate in Grande Prairie. Photo: David J. Climenhaga.
David J. Climenhaga | Neal Bernard Hancock first appeared on the national scene in September 2016, when he appeared on Parliament Hill in coveralls and a hardhat, complete with streaks of grime on his face.
Columnists March 22
Premier Ford visits C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Broadsides, Antonia Zerbisias | Almost as soon as he became premier, Doug Ford began bullying Ontario youth with cuts to programs, projects and policies aimed at giving them safe, secure, healthy and prosperous futures.
Podcast March 22
RadioLabour Canada’s Country Report for the week March 22-29, 2019
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackaddder | On RadioLabour for March 22-29 - Karen Walker of the EFTO talks about the UN's Commission on the Status of Women conference, and a call by a young activist with autism for action on climate change.
Blog March 22
Amelia Berot-Burns | Clean water is a human right and yet billions of people, including in Canada, are deprived of it. World Water Day shines a spotlight on this human crisis.