Blog February 15
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Last year Peace Brigades International-Canada hosted two human rights defenders opposed to Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Columnists February 15
Rick Salutin | I'm not saying this is what Jody Wilson-Raybould was thinking, or even that it's what she might've been thinking, or that it could've affected her decisions. But it's a useful thought experiment.
Podcast February 15
RadioLabour
Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough | On Radio Labour's report for Feb. 15 - 21 -- Black History Month, how OPSEU socially mapped its membership, teachers key to fighting authoritarian populism and more.
Blog February 15
Transportation Minister and former NDP leader Brian Mason introducing TheTruthAboutJasonKenney.ca yesterday (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's NDP has published a website attacking Opposition Leader Jason Kenney's record as a federal Conservative MP, cabinet minster and social conservative activist.
Blog February 15
Prescription bottles. Photo: Airman Valerie Monroy/U.S. Air Force/Wikimedia Commons
Ed Finn | If Canadian voters vociferously demand that all the contending candidates and parties make pharmacare an unbreakable priority in the 2019 federal election, it may really become a reality next year.
Blog February 15
Tania Ehret | On Valentine's Day -- with snow in forecast -- the Downtown Eastside community comes together to honour and grieve the lives of women, missing and taken too soon, and recommit to justice.
Blog February 15
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | A human rights defender and union activists were the subject of an assassination plot for opposing the privatization of a water, telecommunications and electricity utility.
News February 14
2017 First Nations Leaders’ Gathering. Photo: Province of British Columbia/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Liberals say the former justice minister should have complained or quit months ago. The House justice committee met in an emergency sitting to discuss the Wilson-Raybould affair.
Columnists February 14
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland stands with representatives of the Lima Group, February 2018. Photo: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú/Wikimedia Commons
Linda McQuaig | The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.
Columnists February 14
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ministers meet with President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, December 2017. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Bill Blaikie | At the moment there is much irony to be found in the crisis in Canada-China relations, precipitated by the arrest and detainment of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
News February 14
Image: PowerShift/Facebook
Sophia Reuss | Several hundred youth from across the country are gathering to scale up the youth movement around climate change ahead of the federal election. On their agenda? Indigenous rights and a Green New Deal.
Columnists February 14
Photo: Senate Democrats/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | There is a growing call to action to craft laws that implement a true Green New Deal, rapidly shifting the U.S. economy to one that is powered by renewable energy, and to do so in a fair manner.