News July 18
Photo: TTC’s Vehicles Program head Bem Case by Rosemary Frei
Rosemary Frei | New information, including FOI requested documents, suggests political pressure is at play in the city when it comes to assessing analysis that compares the options for pricey green-bus technology.
Blog July 17
David Suzuki | Over the past few months, heat records have broken worldwide. Despite the calamity unfolding before our eyes, many people and organizations still cast doubt on climate science and scientists.
Blog July 17
Jewish Voice for Peace statement on anti-Semitism
Reuben Roth | A critique of attempts by apologists for Israeli state policies to label criticism of Israeli policies as anti-Semitic.
Columnists July 17
Bus stopped by storefront in Manitoba. Photo: seniwati/Flickr
Lois Ross | There can be no commitment to a national agricultural policy built on sustainable family farms if the federal government cannot provide a national transportation network.
Blog July 17
Strathmore-Brooks MLA Derek Fildebrandt listens to other bearded men in happier times (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Derek Fildebrandt is not a particularly sympathetic character, but in these circumstances, it's hard not to feel a little empathy for the fellow!
Blog July 17
Chief of the Defence Staff Jonathan Vance. Photo: Gatis Dieziņš/Latvijas armija/Flickr
Yves Engler | The military goes to great lengths to shape coverage of its affairs and one should expect stories about Canada's mission in Mali to be influenced by the armed forces.
Columnists July 17
Greyhound bus in Campbell River, B.C. Photo: Stephen Rees/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The publicly owned remnant of CN could build a proper intercity bus service on the Prairies and B.C., connecting with existing passenger rail service.
Podcast July 17
Prisoner justice – from speaking out to organizing on the ground
Scott Neigh | Poet, educator, and organizer El Jones talks about the fight for prisoner justice and about the importance of moving from speaking up to taking action.
News July 17
Photo: Patrick Feller/Flickr
Carmela Hutchison | Her father, believing he acted out of "mercy" when he killed her, was judge, jury and executioner. Now he says he is being victimized because his second-degree murder conviction is public record.
Blog July 16
Prab Gill, centre, with coffee and iPhone, along with members of both the NDP and UCP caucuses supporting oilsands pipelines last April (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Another UCP MLA bites the dust: Calgary-Greenway MLA Prab Gill is the latest in a parade of MLAs to leave the Opposition caucus for one reason or another.
News July 16
Photo: Rick Chung/Flickr
Jessica Parish | For my final two years of my PhD I decided I’d rather bartend than teach in the post-secondary sector. Why? Because I needed time and money to continue writing and bartending made better sense.
Blog July 14
David J. Climenhaga | Canadian conservatives who campaign in future U.S. elections are going to need to be prepared to answer hostile questions from their compatriots.