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Apr 30, 2011
Libya by Nidal Elkhairy, a Palestinian artist living in Amman, Jordan.

Libya violence and Canadian political silence

Stefan Christoff
As Canada enters the final days in 2011 election campaigning, politicians streaking across the country have offered little more than resounding silence on Canada's military role in Libya.
News
Apr 28, 2011

The right to water is an election issue

Assembly of First Nations
Amnesty International and Council of Canadians
Political leaders are urged to recognize explicitly the human right to water and sanitation and to commit to ensuring that Canada meets its obligations in upholding these rights for people in Canada.
Photos
Apr 28, 2011
Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad at the opening inauguration of the Baitan Nur Mosque, considered the largest mosque in Canada in 2009. Photo: Itzafineday

Harper's cynical plays for the 'ethnic' vote

Bahija Réghaï
What kind of Canada we will wake up to on May 3rd? Will it be a RelSocCon free-market Canada or will Canadians reclaim the country they love -- one which celebrates what citizens share in common.
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Apr 26, 2011
Jack Layton's excellent adventure: The election is now an historic opportunity for progressive Canadians and for the social movements to take a place in the mainstream of our politics. Photo: Matt Jiggins/Flickr

Jack Layton's excellent adventure

Fred Wilson
The election is now an historic opportunity for progressive Canadians and for the social movements to take a place in the mainstream of our politics.
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Apr 22, 2011
Photo: Nick in exsilio/Flickr

Food is an election issue

Anna Paskal
The People's Food Policy is encouraging voters to attend debates and ask candidates questions about the close to 2.5 million Canadians who are regularly concerned about having enough food to eat.

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