Blog October 18
Paul Taylor. Image: Sandro Pehar. Used wth permission.
Paul Taylor | The research identifies that the higher prevalence of food insecurity among households with Black respondents is simply because they are Black. It's not caused by anything else.
Columnists October 18
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube
Rick Salutin | Two-thirds of Canadians agree broadly on a "progressive" agenda, but consensus is spread across multiple parties -- and due to our electoral system, the remaining 30 per cent can acquire power anyway.
Blog October 18
Heather McPherson, the federal NDP's candidate in Edmonton Strathcona, and former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason. Image: Heather McPherson for Edmonton Strathcona/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta NDP leader Brian Mason didn't mention Notley by name, but her recent suggestion she might not vote NDP because of the federal party's pipeline policy obviously didn't impress him.
Blog October 18
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube
Pamela Palmater | Reconciliation cannot be achieved if its lifespan is dictated by what carries political currency in each election. The party leaders all have a legal and moral obligation to do better.
Podcast October 18
Image: Unifor. Used with permission.
Marc Belanger, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour Canada Report: Seven women protesting the death of temporary workers arrested while occupying Doug Ford's constituency office.
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.