Blog November 13
David Suzuki | Reimagining and acting to create a better world can be a deeply positive experience. In the act of coming together, we can rewire the status quo so that taking care of each other becomes the norm.
Blog November 12
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | How much of the UCP's radical project to transform Alberta into a dystopic firewalled statelet was predicated on a Conservative victory in last month's federal election?
Columnists November 12
Alberta Premier Kenney and Energy Minister Savage respond to the federal government's decision to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In electing Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party, Albertans have given themselves a fake populist government, one that is working on behalf of powerful oil interests rather than the people.
Podcast November 12
Image: By Mallory Taylor. Used with permission of Shameless Magazine.
Scott Neigh | Sheila Sampath of Shameless Magazine talks about the Talking Back Feminist Media Conference.
Blog November 12
Image: Dan Williams/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans aren't all for a private member's bill which would restrict reproductive rights. But don't count on the common sense or common decency of the UCP caucus to ensure the right thing gets done.
Blog November 11
Poppies on National War Memorial in Ottawa. Image: Robbie/Flickr
Robert Hackett | When we commemorate the sacrifices of Canadians who have gone to battle over the years, let's honour not only the soldiers, but those who take risks to prevent war or to repair its damage.
Blog November 11
Preston Manning in 2013. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Good rarely results from Manning's interventions in politics, so don't expect positive results from his appointment by Jason Kenney to new "Fair Deal Panel."
Blog November 8
View of dock in Cape Broyle, NL. Image: Terrilynn Lushman/Unsplash
Lorenzo Vargas | Developed countries like Canada are in the midst of transition from 4G to 5G networks. And yet Canada still suffers from a digital divide.
Columnists November 8
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention. Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
Rick Salutin | The Trump impeachment frenzy in the U.S. among Democrats, especially by party heavies like Nancy Pelosi, makes zero sense on its face.
News November 8
Natalie Guitead (left) and Lyle Skrapek (right). Images: Used with permission
Zaid Noorsumar | The physical challenges of custodial jobs are hard to overstate. Lyle Skrapek says that sometimes at the end of the day, he feels like he has played a game of hockey.
Blog November 8
Political scientist Duane Bratt says Bill 207 shows the UCP is more like the Wildrose Party than the old Progressive Conservatives. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The private member's bill purports merely to support constitutional rights, but its purpose is clearly to wedge open the door for more restrictions on reproductive rights.
Podcast November 8
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Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder, C. Marie Ainsborough | RadioLabour Canada Report: Teachers and other education workers are fighting Ford government cuts. Also, how Chicago teachers won.