News October 17
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | Governing from second-place position is not common in Canadian history, but there is nothing untoward or abnormal about it.
Blog October 17
Sixteen-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Calgary yesterday. Image: Druh Farrell/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Sixteen-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg will lead a lunch-hour march tomorrow from a downtown Edmonton park to the nearby Alberta legislature.
Blog October 17
Green party canvasser in B.C. Image: Vancouver Ghost/Wikimedia Commons
Tina S. Beier | How one voter's worries over climate change and reproductive justice are complicating her decision about who she will vote for in the federal election on October 21.
Blog October 17
Image: Jyrki Huusko/Flickr
Andrea Loken | The energy consumption of data transmitted wirelessly is immense and growing rapidly with the increased use of expanding wireless networks.
Podcast October 17
Image Copyright: 291 Film Company and Ian Toews. Used with permission.
Face2Face | Gardening for the planet, gardening for your own well being -- TV series director Ian Toews and Face2Face host David Peck talk about the ways that gardening helps people and society.
Blog October 17
Michael Kalmanovitch back in the day, campaigning for the Green Party of Canada. Image: Michael Kalmanovitch for Edmonton Strathcona/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Within hours of Michael Kalmanovitch's announcement he was dropping out, the Greens issued a statement saying he was is no longer a member of the party.
Columnists October 17
RCAF Chinook helicopter sits on the front lawn of Parliament in Ottawa. Image: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | No matter who takes the reins of Parliament next week, perhaps the biggest winner in Canada's 2019 federal election will be a conglomerate of military industries and the war department.
News October 17
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: 2017 Canada Summer Games/Flickr
Hans Rollman | Author Martin Lukacs speaks about his new book, "The Trudeau Formula," which argues that progressive branding has played a huge role in Liberal party operations.
Columnists October 17
U.S. President Donald Trump walks along the West Wing Colonnade on October 15, 2019. Image: Shealah Craighead/The White House/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The time for surprise over Trump's demonization of the press is long past. He is fuelling hatred and encouraging violence, and needs to be held accountable.
Blog October 16
Image: Jim McIntyre from Citizens for Public Justice via United Church/Flickr
Alexandra Zannis | What does it mean to say we want to end poverty in Canada? More than an act of charity, this is a question of basic rights.
Blog October 16
Greta Thunberg speaks at Fridays for Future protest in Berlin in July 2019. Image: Leonhard Lenz/Wikimedia Commons
David Suzuki | Greta and the young people worldwide urging adults to care about their future don't need awards. They need grown-ups to take them seriously and heed the scientific evidence about global warming.
Columnists October 16
Image: Outside In: A Political Memoir
Thomas Ponniah | Libby Davies' political autobiography includes not only the decisions of political elites but also the role of activists and social movements in their struggle against larger structural forces.