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Kwantlen Polytechnic University moving forward in partnership with Kinder Morgan | Jul 4 2015 | Lenée Son | Kwantlen Polytechnic University is moving forward in a partnership with Kinder Morgan to the dismay of students, faculty, Kwantlen First Nations, and community members.
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What does it mean to be a Toronto treaty person? | Jul 3 2015 | Christina Turner | An event in Toronto last week sought to educate residents of Toronto on the city's layered treaty history, one that is frequently ignored in official accounts of Toronto's past.
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Why is Nova Scotia making it harder to keep the graduates it needs? | Jun 30 2015 | Stephen Kimber | It's not enough to identify Nova Scotia's student retention problem. The focus should be on solving it -- figuring out how to lure more university students to enroll and/or stay in the province.
To fight shock doctrine, progressives need to learn critical economics | Jun 30 2015 | Jim Stanford | Progressive activists need our own "storyline" about economics, and enough critical knowledge to reject the claim "there is no alternative" -- to globalization, austerity, or capitalism itself.
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'Mother Canada': Harper builds another monument to himself | Jun 29 2015 | Ralph Surette | Monuments are only a small part of the whole that, perhaps, will at last get fully exposed to a distracted public before the upcoming election.
Black Lives Matter -- This week on rabble.ca blogs | Jun 26 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on the Charleston Massacre, Black Lives Matter movement, how not to be an ally, Indigenous rights, water protection, and public education.
Neoliberalism steamrolling public education in B.C. | Jun 24 2015 | Tyson Kelsall | Public education in B.C. is facing a struggle against neoliberalism.
Photo: Christina Gray with permission
Soon-to-be lawyer wins right to wear regalia when she is called to the bar | Jun 22 2015 | Miriam Katawazi | Christina Gray will set a strong precedent when she is called to the bar this week. The law student will wear her First Nation's regalia when she attends the ceremony.
Photo: flickr/ Caleb Roenigk
Ontario wants students to learn about Indigenous treaties | Jun 18 2015 | Ashley Splawinski | Ontario wants students to learn more about Indigenous culture. Kelly Crawford is an author who is working to develop educational materials that take on the systemic issues that Indigenous people face.
Rejecting the report card 'bait and switch' | Jun 17 2015 | Erika Shaker | If a child participates in school all year, and the board doesn't send out a report card in June recapping their progress, did that education really happen?
B.C. appeal court fails to protect collective bargaining | Jun 17 2015 | Redeye Collective | The B.C. government imposed a contract on teachers in 2002 and 2012. B.C. Supreme Court ruled both these actions unconstitutional. Last month, the Court of Appeal overturned the 2012 decision.
Image: Facebook/NAACP Spokane
On whiteness, Rachel Dolezal and identity politics | Jun 16 2015 | Raluca Bejan | Questions about why Rachel Dolezal identified herself as a black woman should also be asked from a place of querying whiteness.

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