Blog February 22
Sydney Nestel at a protest of the UJA-Toronto Walk with Israel, May 27, 2018. Photo: Raghd Hamzeh.
Sheryl Nestel | A critique of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's uncritical support of Israeli policies -- a stance at odds with that of many Canadians, including Jewish-Canadians.
Blog February 22
A typical red brick rural hospital in Alberta, this one in the town of Black Diamond (Photo: Royalbroil/Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | Health-care management at Alberta Health Services is extremely lean by Canadian standards. If you cut it, as UCP Leader Jason Kenney proposes, front-line care will get worse.
Columnists February 22
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits CFB Esquimalt. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While the SNC-Lavalin scandal has made headlines, there's another corporate scandal that makes the financial figures in that case seem like pocket change. But no major political party will touch it.
Podcast February 22
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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough | On this week's program: USW fights to stop killings, cutting overtime during a nursing shortage and the global struggle to win social justice.
Columnists February 21
Rush hour traffic in Toronto. Photo: Michael Gil/Wikimedia Commons
Ole Hendrickson | Like cigarettes, cars should have health warnings and governments should place tight legal restrictions on auto industry ads and sponsorships.
Blog February 21
Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Andrew Scheer's tweeted observation about Louis Riel, while unique, was paradoxically not unusual.
Blog February 21
Paul Dewar in 2019. Photo: Phillip Jeffrey/Flickr
Dennis Gruending | Former Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar, who died of cancer in February 2019, was known to say that all religious faith is political.
Columnists February 21
Angela Davis delivers lecture in 2014. Photo: Columbia GSAPP/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The longtime activist used a recent controversy over a Birmingham Civil Rights Institute award to advocate for a better future.
Blog February 21
UCP Leader Jason Kenney, assiduously signing stuff (Photo: Twitter).
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta elects a UCP government, we'll likely have to learn that lesson of what's wrong with private health-care delivery all over again, and every day will be Groundhog Day.
Podcast February 21
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Victoria Fenner | A conversation with NCRA executive director Barry Rooke about the potential impact of a new funding formula in Ontario being proposed by the Ford government.
Blog February 21
Brent Patterson | The development of a Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights will be discussed by the United Nations in October.
News February 21
Jean Walton | This excerpt from Jean Walton's new book "Mudflat Dreaming" chronicles how housing activists in 1970s Vancouver responded to the first UN Conference on Human Settlements.