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Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | The problem with homeless counts and M-455 | Apr 15 2014 | Leilani Farha, Michele Biss | Conservative MP Peter Goldring introduced motion M-455, which seeks to develop a nationally shared definition of homelessness and a common methodology. The only problem is homeless counts don't work.
Photo: Tony Hall/flickr
Economy | Ontario's slow-growth economy: Better news than you might think | Apr 15 2014 | Armine Yalnizyan | In the past, an entrepreneurial state asked: what kind of future do we want, and how do we get there? Slow growth could nudge us towards those questions again.
Photo: flickr/Jenn Vargas
Economy | Media Matters | Fighting back against corporatocracy and Big Monopolies | Apr 15 2014 | Mark Taliano | Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom.
Screenshot: Secrets of the gender pay gap revealed
Economy | Feminism | Get ready for Equal Pay Day | Apr 15 2014 | Ellie Gordon-Moershel | Pay equity is not about asking for special treatment. It is a human right. Here's how to close the gender pay gap in Ontario.
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Education | The attack on student union autonomy at the University of Windsor | Apr 15 2014 | Nora Loreto | What's behind the admin's decision to refuse to remit student union fees?
Photo: Paul B. (Halifax)/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | The high political stakes of power rate promises for the Nova Scotia Liberals | Apr 15 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Could Stephen McNeil's read-my-lips election promise to "save you $46 million per year" on your power bills become his defining no-new-taxes/no-program-cuts, dead-on-the-doorstep electoral moment?
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Elections | Politics in Canada | Marois, Moses and the law of leadership | Apr 15 2014 | Duncan Cameron | With the defeat of the Parti Québécois government led by Pauline Marois, leading the Quebec Exodus from Canada has just gotten harder.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout/flickr
Environment | World | How the gas industry is exploiting the crisis in Ukraine to push fracking | Apr 15 2014 | Naomi Klein | The crisis in Ukraine is being used as a battering ram to knock down sensible restrictions on natural gas exports and push through a controversial free-trade deal with Europe.
Environment | Food & Health | Why even grassfed and local beef isn't sustainable | Apr 15 2014 | Paul Mahony | In reality, on the scale required to feed the masses, such products are unsustainable. A general shift towards a plant-based diet, is essential if we are to overcome catastrophic climate change.
Photo: Jennifer Castro via Flickr.
Environment | Dissenting voices quietly vanish from Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline review | Apr 15 2014 | Emma Gilchrist | The National Energy Board (NEB) has turned its review of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline into a "mere paperwork exercise" by cutting all cross-examination from the process.
Environment | An omnivore's defense of veganism, finally | Apr 15 2014 | Michael Stewart | My goal for this year's Vegan Challeng is not only to override, finally, my omnivorous habits for a week, but also to not be such a sarcastic jerk while I'm doing it either. It's harder than it looks.
Environment | Is it time for a real war on cars? | Apr 15 2014 | David Suzuki | When you factor in pollution-related illness and mortality, cars are a leading cause of death and injury. They're also a major contributor to climate change. Is it time to apply the brakes?
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Labour | Temporary foreign workers: How federal settlement policies overlook some newcomers | Apr 15 2014 | Jill Bucklaschuk, Zoё St-Aubin | A realignment of thinking is needed to acknowledge temporary foreign workers of all skill levels as potential permanent members of communities that contribute to the labour force.
Labour | Temp agency workers insist on $14 minimum wage | Apr 15 2014 | John Bonnar | An increase to $14 an hour would push minimum-wage workers to 10 per cent above the poverty line.
Political Action | Nonviolence, spirituality and social transformation | Apr 15 2014 | Dennis Gruending | Professor Heather Eaton says Canadians know little about the concepts or practice of nonviolence. She is organizing a conversation at Saint Paul University in Ottawa to change that.