Blog November 20
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David J. Climenhaga | There is only one way to revive honest journalism in Alberta and that is for progressive democrats to put up the money to found a major internet news site employing real journalists.
Columnists November 20
Writer and art critic Jessica Lynne is a participant in the Bodies Borders Fields symposium. Image: Willa Koerner. Used with permission.
June Chua | A 1967 conversation about "Black" as a concept, a medium, and a sociopolitical form of expression is the jumping-off point for the Bodies Borders Fields public symposium in Toronto.
Blog November 20
Activists hold a banner at a vigil hat says "Declare an Emergency." Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's Shelter and Housing Justice Network takes an extreme measure and calls for the mayor to declare a state of emergency on homelessness.
News November 20
Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns in July 2019. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Alberta premier’s aggressive manner, coupled with the rise of a fringe western separatist movement, have too many Ottawa insiders overly worried.
Blog November 20
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David Suzuki | Achieving sustainability throughout the seafood industry supply chain remains a work in progress. SeaFood Progress is tracking sourcing information and sustainability compliance across the industry.
Blog November 19
 Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and cabinet swearing-in ceremony, April 30, 2019. . Image: Ian Jackson/Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | If you're shocked that Jason Kenney's government has effectively just fired Lorne Gibson, the guy who's been investigating the sleazy kamikaze campaign, you haven't been paying attention.
Podcast November 19
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Scott Neigh | Burcu Emeç talks about the efforts of an artist-run centre to challenge systemic barriers in their own work and in the city.
Columnists November 19
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media on January 18, 2019, following a cabinet retreat in Sherbrooke, Quebec. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | On three big issues that any government faces, the Trudeau government was weak: it neglected official languages questions; misplayed Canada-U.S. relations; and bungled federal-provincial relations.
Blog November 19
Alberta Teachers Association associate communications coordinator Jonathan Teghtmeyer. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jason Kenney could just pull out of the Canada Pension Plan without so much as a by your leave, he would.
News November 18
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Zaid Noorsumar | Canadian janitor Lyle Skrapek talks about injuries, the physical toll working takes on his body, and the invisibility of his job.
Blog November 16
Kim Elliott | Canadians who want to make sense of the politics and policy coming out of Ottawa need Karl Nerenberg's distinct political analysis and frontline reporting.
Blog November 15
Poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa. Image: Tjololo Photo/Flickr
Matthew Hayes | For some, Don Cherry was fired on Remembrance Day for defending the troops. For others, Don Cherry's bigoted language recalls the evil enemy we defeated at great sacrifice in 1945.