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Brian Jean
Politics in Canada | Now, about that Mainstreet poll... Pay attention, but don't bet the farm | Mar 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | A new poll purports to show the Alberta PCs and Wildrose 2.0 Party are tied neck and neck, and the NDP have a crushing 35 per cent lead in the Edmonton area.
World | Canada's political mainstream backs war in Ukraine, threats against Russia | Mar 31 2015 | Roger Annis | "The people and territory of Ukraine are being used as war proxies to get at Russia. Yet, there is nary a peep of disagreement in the Parliament in Ottawa."
Photo: flickr/Dennis Jarvis
Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrant work: A worldwide game of musical chairs plays out in Atlantic Canada | Mar 30 2015 | Josie Baker, Katie Mazer | Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Violence against Indigenous women and the case of Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Tracey Lindberg | To those who know the legacy of violence against Indigenous women, the appalling case of Cindy Gladue does not create confusion.
Photo: mtsrs/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | C-51 hearings end with suggestion government erred in drafting bill | Mar 30 2015 | Stuart Trew | Like university students cramming for an exam, Thursday night the parliamentary public security committee finished the last of nine hearings into the government's anti-terrorism bill.
Civil Liberties Watch | Bill C-51 a threat to all Canadians | Mar 30 2015 | Redeye Collective | The Harper government has been forced to respond to the outcry about Bill C-51 and propose a handful of amendments. But the changes won't satisfy the concerns of the BC Civil Liberties Association.
Photo by Sam Beebe via Flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Bringing back the old-fashioned art of letter writing | Mar 30 2015 | Eva Prkachin | We're flipping the script on a secret police bill the government is recklessly forcing through Parliament. Lend us your words.
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations | Mar 30 2015 | Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Count care in: The new social wealth economic indicators | Mar 30 2015 | Kellia Ramares-Watson | The new social wealth economic indicators show the connection between the status of women and the health of a nation's economy.
Photo: flickr/OFL Communications Department
Education | Labour | 'Historic' agreement reached in York University strike | Mar 30 2015 | Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard-fought battle ends in Union victory.
Environment | VOW member reflects on the UN CSW 59 experience | Mar 30 2015 | Meghan Butt | The underlying tone of the conference was invigorating, as I thought about the community of women and men from around the world united together for a common purpose of increasing the status of women.
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Violence against Indigenous women, girls and two-spirits: What's the state of law and the role of advocacy? | Mar 30 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A panel discussion hosted by the Aboriginal Law and Feminist Law Students Associations at the University of Toronto.
Photo: hitthatswitch/flickr
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | This is your prime minister on drugs | Mar 30 2015 | Julie Devaney | It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
Indigenous Rights | No Justice No Peace: Honouring Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Last week, a motstly-male jury that did not include any Aboriginal people, acquitted Cindy Gladue's killer.
Jamie Lall
Politics in Canada | Apprehended insurrections: Tory party slams the door shut after three horses leave the barn | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With three horses missing, the door of the PC barn was slammed shut Sunday morning. Will that make members behave themselves, or will it make their rebellion worse?