Blog March 27
David Suzuki | Children, inspired by Greta Thunberg, are telling adults their future is at stake. Those who b short-term economic gain is more important than protecting the biosphere are betraying them.
Columnists March 26
Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding residents take part in anti-pipeline action. Photo: Leadnow Canada/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | The five-party race in Nanaimo-Ladysmith should provide an interesting test of each party's ability to gain maximum advantage over its adversaries.
Blog March 26
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Photo: David J. Climenhaga.
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Rachel Notley wants to make affordable child care "the medicare of the 21st century." UCP leader Jason Kenney wants to make schools safe for "basic religious freedom," meaning no GSAs.
Podcast March 26
Scott Neigh | Estelle Davis talks about Taking What We Need, a solidarity fund created by and for trans women living in Montreal.
Blog March 26
Siete Lagunas, Municipality of Cachira. Wikimedia photo by Grupo Areas Protegidas CORPONOR, Ismael Contreras.
Brent Patterson | Eco Oro wanted to build a gold and silver mine in an area that provides 2 million people with their drinking water. When they didn't get their way, they sued.
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.