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Peter Stockland on Public Life, Being Human and Eating Lunch at Home
Media Matters | Peter Stockland on public life, being human and eating lunch at home | May 30 2016 | Face2Face | Peter talks about what it means to be human, why he believes in something beyond himself, how we shape our understanding and why he thinks we should all be eating lunch at home a little more often.
Image: YouTube
Political Action | After 40 years of protesting Kissinger, it might be time for some new tactics | May 30 2016 | Nick Fillmore | A recent protest in Toronto targeting war criminals Henry Kissinger and former Israeli PM Shimon Peres attracted less than 200 people using the same old tactics. Can we improve them?
Image: pm.gc.ca/Adam Scotti
Politics in Canada | The House is back and will vote on assisted dying | May 30 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | MPs had hoped to have a chance to represent their constituents' deeply felt concerns on assisted dying. The government is in a hurry, though, because June 6 is only a week away.
Economy | Uber given some breathing room in Mississauga | May 29 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Despite what earlier this month look like an attempt by Mississauga City Council to snuff out Uber operations, new council plans look much more friendly with the potential for a pilot program.
Brian Jean & Derek Fildebrandt
Politics in Canada | Brian Jean's Wildrose leadership is unquestioned: The fall of Derek Fildebrandt explained | May 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Realistically, Derek Fildebrandt, the MLA kicked out of the Wildrose Party Caucus yesterday, doesn't have much choice but to grovel to get back in.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Civil Liberties Watch | Gaza | Israel's new ultra-nationalist defense minister alarms Canadian Jews | May 28 2016 | Sarah Beuhler | As Israel takes a sharp turn to the right, Canadian Jews worry about growing authoritarianism at home and abroad.
Political Action | To solve Canada's housing crisis language matters | May 28 2016 | Cathy Crowe | If we're serious about solving homelessness we need a real national housing program not just a smoke and mirrors strategy.
Derek Fildebrandt
Politics in Canada | Wildrose Party Finance Critic Derek Fildebrandt suspended from Opposition caucus over Facebook message | May 28 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Prominent Alberta Opposition MLA suspended one day after controversy over attack on Kathleen Wynne in Alberta Legislature.
New Town restaurant in Chinatown, Vancouver, B.C.
Anti-Racism | Labour | Without migrant and immigrant workers at its centre, there's no future for organized labour | May 27 2016 | Justin Kong | If the labour movement in Canada is to remain relevant and keep its ability to push progressive politics it needs to take organizing and supporting immigrant workers much more seriously.
Photo: OZinOH/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Redress is overdue for targets of Canada's no-fly list | May 27 2016 | Monia Mazigh | It has now been five months since we started hearing about Canadian kids affected by the Canadian version of the no-fly list and unfortunately, the situation hasn't improved much since.
Photo: campact/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | We may finally be seeing the end of corporate globalization | May 27 2016 | Murray Dobbin | Since the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement in 1988, promoters of investment protection agreements have held sway. But 30 years after the first experiment, signs of resistence are growing.
Photo: YouTube
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Lubicon Lake Nation demands action, justice for ongoing discrimination and exploitation | May 27 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The ongoing land rights disputes and pattern of racial discrimination has pushed the Lubicon Lake Nation to resubmit a UN human rights complaint and meet with Alberta's Indigenous Relations Minister.
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Deadly water still haunts Grassy Narrows | May 27 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Grassy Narrows youth, traditional drummers, mercury survivors, and a thousand supporters are converging downtown on Thursday June 2.
Photo: flickr/Jason Truscott
Labour | Politics in Canada | With repeal of Bill C-4 in sight, public sector unions adjust for a new round of bargaining | May 27 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Canada's public sector unions have called on the Trudeau government to implement interim measure to ensure progress at the bargaining table.
Buddy Ebsen
Politics in Canada | Watching the Wildrose in the Legislature: Beverly Hillbillies … or Deliverance? | May 27 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The thing is, the man named Jed -- a poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed -- exuded a certain kindly decency. Not so the Wildrosers in Alberta’s Legislature.