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Don Scime on his new film The David Dance, Difference, Self Esteem & Fitting In
Arts & Culture | Don Scimé on 'The David Dance,' similarity through difference, self esteem and fitting in | Oct 22 2016 | Face2Face | Don and I talk about the new film The David Dance, what it means to feel different, self-esteem issues, fitting in and his take on a story that has "universal appeal."
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | The Syrian refugee crisis is a historic challenge. Canada needs to meet it with a historic response. | Oct 21 2016 | Thomas Woodley | What is Justin Trudeau's long-term plan for Syrian refugees?
Photo: Kent Lins/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Canada's torture consumers and the faux national security consultation | Oct 21 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Anyone following discussions on the ultimate disposition of the Harper regime's C-51 "anti-terror" legislation will soon be hearing a lot about "SIRC" -- the Security Intelligence Review Committee.
Image: Flickr/Jeremy Board
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | This week's C-51 hearings may have been flawed, but we made sure your message was heard loud and clear | Oct 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | As the public hearings on the unpopular Bill C-51 culminate in Halifax tonight, let's look back at how the consultations unfolded throughout the week, and where we go next
Photo: Wayne MacPhail/flickr
Education | Politics in Canada | What are Canadian values anyway? | Oct 21 2016 | Rick Salutin | Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
CFS Chair Bilan Arte
Education | Let's make post-secondary education free for everyone | Oct 21 2016 | Bilan Arte | Post-secondary education must be strengthened and defended, like all public services, to grow our economy and invest in Canada's future.
Drum dancer, Allyson Gear, stops a bus load of construction workers.
Indigenous Rights | If Canada really wants Truth and Reconciliation it should start in Muskrat Falls | Oct 21 2016 | Hans Rollman | Any hopes that the governing federal and provincial Liberals might have had that the Muskrat Falls struggle would remain a remote and isolated matter of regional politics are rapidly evaporating.
Missing Mars Lander
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Schiaparelli lander missing; ground control still in contact with Postmedia; prognosis grim for both | Oct 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | You don't need a calculator to know that if Postmedia keeps losing money at this quarter’s pace, it'll soon be burning through $400 million a year.
Politics in Canada | Technology | VMedia vs. Bell Media: What will it take to change the channel on Internet law and policy? | Oct 21 2016 | Cynthia Khoo | Learn more about the ongoing legal battles between Big Media giant Bell and VMedia, offering an innovative new online TV service. It's time for the law to catch up with the digital era.
Image: Facebook/U of Toronto
Anti-Racism | Education | Studying while Black still tokenizing experience for many racialized post-secondary students | Oct 20 2016 | Julia-Simone Rutgers | A lack of commitment to prioritizing marginalized voices on campus means racialized students still struggle to find and build community at Canada's universities.
Arts & Culture | Indigenous Rights | World | 'Indigenous London' re-imagines colonial telling of London's past | Oct 20 2016 | Megan Devlin | University of British Columbia professor Coll Thrush's work reveals Indigenous history at the centre of an empire.
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Laura Tribe testifying at C-51 public hearings in Vancouver | Oct 20 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | OpenMedia's Executive Director testified at yesterday's C-51 public hearings in Vancouver on behalf of 300,000+ Canadians who have spoken out against the unpopular Harper legislation.
Photo: Paul Sableman/flickr
Economy | Labour | Boosting minimum wages, boosting the economy from the bottom up | Oct 20 2016 | Armine Yalnizyan | Boost the minimum wage and you boost the economy, from the bottom up. Here's why we should be raising the roof about the benefits of raising the wage floor.
Economy | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Our last chance to knock down the TPP is here, let's seize it! | Oct 20 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | The clock is ticking as the government's public consultations on the TPP close on October 31, so it’s never been more important that all Canadians stand together to knock down the worst trade deal
Image: Flickr/Ted Eytan
Education | LGBTIQ | On Jordan Peterson's political correctness and the 'radical left' | Oct 20 2016 | Raluca Bejan | If claims for equality, diversity and 'that kind of thing' are ideological, so is the position of ignoring them.