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.
News March 21
Bill Morneau speaks at podium. Photo credit: Rosemary Frei
Rosemary Frei | John Tory's eye, like Bill Morneau's, appears to be squarely on boosting the share of the private sector in the benefits from the escalating building boom.
Columnists March 21
Photo: Kirk Hargreaves/Christchurch City Council Newsline/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As New Zealand mourns, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern strives to place the focus on the 50 victims, and has promised swift action to change the nation's gun laws.
Podcast March 21
The parents of the late Rob Stewart reflect on his legacy to help us understand sharks and stop shark finning
Victoria Fenner | Bill S-238 is before Parliament to end shark finning. An interview with Brian Stewart and Sandra Campbell about their late son's films and his commitment to end the exploitation of sharks.
Blog March 21
Prime Minister Trudeau attends the budget speech delivered by Minister of Finance Bill Morneau in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Pamela Palmater | The exclusion of Indigenous women and girls as a priority in this federal budget is a glaring example of the ongoing racism and sexism that is so deeply embedded in Canada's laws and policies.