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Joe Ceci
Politics in Canada | Conservatives have to tie themselves in knots to sustain their narrative about Alberta's fiscal situation | Sep 1 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | "The previous Conservative governments weren't able to balance Alberta's budget in five of the last six years when oil was averaging about $90 a barrel" -- NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci.
Photo: flickr/ Ryan
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Carding and Toronto police practices called into question | Aug 31 2015 | Thomas Saczkowski | Carding practices continue to be a contentious issue because of the amount of data being collected and the discrimination against racialized populations. What can and should be done about carding?
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Punishing birdwatching songwriter ensures 'Harperman' a place in Canadian folk canon | Aug 31 2015 | J. Baglow | The spitefulness of the Harper regime, in one anecdote: suspending a folksinger who tracks birds for a living at Environment Canada. Time for us all to lift our voices.
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Report shows thousands of public servants test positive for opinions | Aug 31 2015 | James Bunting | A new report by the Conservative government shows that over 12,000 federal public servants have tested positive for opinions.
Image: Flickr/woodleywonderworks
Civil Liberties Watch | Elections | Is your candidate willing to spend $2.04 per person per week to solve the housing crisis? | Aug 31 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Harper is set to cut housing funds and destroy more social safety nets.
GroundWire
Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Media Matters | GroundWire | August 31, 2015: Immigration detainees call for inquest, Pacific Northwest LNG, Grassy Narrows state of emergency | Aug 31 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | Community radio news from coast to coast to coast!
Economy | Trudeau gets over April's embrace of balanced budgets to condemn them in October | Aug 31 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | Mr. Trudeau's position in favour of deficit spending is a welcome one, although it was only two seasons ago when he was still defending balancing the federal coffers.
Stephen Harper
Elections | Politics in Canada | 'Event logisticians'? Give us a break! They're bouncers! What's that tell you about the Tories? | Aug 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
Image: Flickr/Andrew Reeves
Elections | Politics in Canada | Liberals trot out Paul Martin to decry NDP's 'far-right' swerve | Aug 31 2015 | Nora Loreto | Paul Martin's assertion that the NDP has moved to the 'far right' doesn't hold water. Although he would know.
Elections | Environment | Politics in Canada | Prime Minister in Whitehorse; no tuba players please | Aug 31 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | The Prime Minister is coming to Whitehorse on Friday and he will not be meeting the non-Party electorate.
Feminism | World | Dividing Korea - A Hidden Holocaust | Aug 31 2015 | Frieda Werden | The effects of the division of Korea on women
Ontario factory owner quotes scripture to oppose unions
Labour | Ontario factory owner quotes, misrepresents scripture in punishing workers who unionized | Aug 31 2015 | Dennis Gruending | Leon Gingrich, the owner of a furniture manufacturing plant near Fort Frances, Ontario is quoting scripture to justify closing his business after his workers voted to join a union. He's wrong.
Peter Lougheed, Aug. 30, 1971
Politics in Canada | On this day in 1971, Alberta woke up to an unexpected PC government | Aug 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | No one can deny that Peter Lougheed's political victory in 1971 resulted in a long and successful run for his PCs before they succumbed to the same flaws that led to the demise of Social Credit.
Economy | Elections | Mr. Mulcair is wrong about deficits | Aug 30 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With Mr. Mulcair's admitation of Thatcher and his new love of balanced budgets, Canada welcomes its new neocon, who has zero knowledge of federal politics.
Image: Flickr/Graham Lees
Elections | The wrong Yukon candidate -- and a lonely soy latte | Aug 30 2015 | Lewis Rifkind | For the 2015 Federal election will Yukoners consider the implications of vote splitting? They didn't back in 2011.