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Margaret Wente | Image: Globe and Mail
Academics are not 'letting go' of Indigenous Issues for Good Reason: A challenge to Margaret Wente​ | Jun 10 2015 | Jen Bagelman | If anything, Wente's article only confirms the need for more decolonizing work.
Photo: generously donated by Rotstein family
In Memoriam: The transformations of Abraham Rotstein | Jun 3 2015 | Toby Zanin | Rotstein may have ultimately lost more political battles than he would have liked, but what a witty and determined exemplar this intellectual warrior was.
Photo: Flickr/Emory Maiden
Ordered back to work, Ontario teachers say this labour dispute isn't over | May 28 2015 | Ella Bedard | Ontario teachers will comply with the labour board ruling that sends them back to work, but strikes could resume on June 10.
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Report sheds light on Dalhousie Dentistry crisis | May 26 2015 | Stephen Kimber | The most intriguing section of Friday's 65-page "Report from the Restorative Justice Process" is the one that documents the evolution of the now-infamous "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen" group.
I'm ripping up my degrees if Queen's and Dalhousie don't divest from fossil fuels | May 21 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Scott Vrooman is serious.
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Dissenting judge in B.C. teachers case gives hope for Supreme Court appeal | May 19 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | In a 38-page dissenting opinion in the recent 4-1 B.C. Court of Appeal ruling which ruled in the government's favour, Justice Ian Donald provided a ringing defence of free collective bargaining.
Chris Hedges speaks at the 3rd Annual Tommy Douglas Institute | May 18 2015 | Resh Budhu | How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
Photo: Jason Pier in DC/flickr
Springing to action on child care across Canada | May 14 2015 | Dominique Arbez | On Wednesday May 13, child-care advocates from across Canada joined together to call for a universally accessible, quality and comprehensive child-care system.
Stand with elementary and secondary teachers in Ontario | May 7 2015 | Demand Smaller Class Sizes
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The courts will not deliver smaller class sizes to B.C. | May 1 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | The recent B.C. Court of Appeal ruling against teachers is a disappointment, but we should not rely on the courts to deliver smaller classes. They never will.
GroundWire | April 27, 2015: Grassy Narrows injunction, SFU students resist eviction | Apr 29 2015 | GroundWire Community Radio News | This week on GroundWire Community Radio News: CN injunction against Judy Da Silva of Grassy Narrows, SFU students resist eviction from family housing, and more.
Quebec students on strike against austerity | Apr 22 2015 | Redeye Collective | Scenes of Montreal streets filled with striking students are reminiscent of the 2012 campaign against tuition hikes. This time, students are protesting a harsh province-wide austerity program.

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