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Feminism | Labour | Politics in Canada | Why should Alberta implement pay equity legislation? Because it's 2016. | Mar 16 2016 | Rebecca Graff-McRae | Even though it's 2016, women in Alberta now face some of the largest gender pay gaps in Canada, and Alberta still lags well behind the gains made elsewhere.
Feminism | Survivors say Nordic model is our only hope | Mar 16 2016 | Meghan Murphy | SPACE International discusses various legislative approaches to prostitution on a panel during the Commission on the Status of Women.
Labour | CBSA conducting raids on caregivers in B.C. and Yukon | Mar 16 2016 | Redeye Collective | Project Guardian is a Canada Border Services Agency project targeting foreign caregivers in their employers' homes. Advocates say workers are being penalized for leaving exploitative workplaces.
LGBTIQ | Political Action | Trans people supporting each other and pushing for change in New Brunswick | Mar 16 2016 | Scott Neigh | Reid Lodge and Mable Wheeler talk about the work of Fredericton Gender Minorities and TransAction NB.
Gibeau Orange Julep in Montreal, Quebec.
NDP | Quebec doesn't need its own NDP | Mar 16 2016 | Nora Loreto | NDP activists need to know: if the party jumps into provincial politics, it will be relegated to a fight for the centre.
Photo: flickr/ bcndp
NDP | Politics in Canada | Mulcair faces fire as NDP convention nears | Mar 16 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | A group of Quebec NDPers wrote an open letter calling for changes in the party but not for Tom Mulcair's head. Others have now joined the fray, and they are not shy about targeting the leader.
Image: Facebook/George Clark
Politics in Canada | Alberta's scuppered 'Kudatah' is no laughing matter | Mar 16 2016 | Susan Wright | George Clark's attempt to overthrow the government turned into an angry demonstration with participants shouting homophobic slurs, waving posters with swastikas and "Final Solution" slogans.
Anti-Racism | Environment | Politics in Canada | First Nation, second class | Mar 15 2016 | Daryn Caister | Privilege and power versus the struggles of, and racism against, Indigenous peoples the world over, and the future of EV vehicles in Canada.
Photo: AJ Batac/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | The critics are wrong: Manitoba's economy is strong | Mar 15 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Although the fiscal update is much shorter on detail than a full budget would be, there are enough broad strokes to give us an economic picture. And that picture generated no shortage of criticism.
Photo: Sean_Marshall/flickr
Elections | Labour | Politics in Canada | Hamilton city byelection puts living wage policy in the spotlight | Mar 15 2016 | Tom Cooper | Hamilton City Council will be debating whether to make Hamilton a living wage municipality this spring and it seems many Ward 7 candidates are making the living wage a key part of their platforms.
Image: Flickr/T.J. Hawk
Elections | US Politics | The mysteries of the U.S. presidential race still run thick as thieves | Mar 15 2016 | Gerry Caplan | Do yourself a favour -- binge on House of Cards instead until it's all over.
Photo: Mac Armstrong/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | TransCanada seeks approval to conduct seismic testing in the Ottawa River | Mar 15 2016 | Brent Patterson | TransCanada has secured a permit to conduct seismic testing where the Energy East pipeline would cross the St. Lawrence River and is seeking a similar permit for the Ottawa River.
Environment | World Water Day reminds us not to take clean water for granted | Mar 15 2016 | David Suzuki | The government should implement standards for drinking water quality equal to or better than the highest in other industrialized nations, and set targets and timelines to reduce water pollution.
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Iroquois Caucus in Quebec and Ontario oppose the Energy East pipeline | Mar 15 2016 | Brent Patterson | Indigenous opposition is growing across Canada against the Energy East pipeline, which would pass through Mohawk territory including the Seigneury of the Lake of Two Mountains and the Outaouais River.
Photo: flickr/ Sask NDP
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | NDP | Politics in Canada | Pushing the Saskatchewan NDP to do better for Indigenous women | Mar 15 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | The team running for the Saskatchewan NDP is the most diverse it has ever been. Why has this new level of diversity not seemingly had an impact on the party's policies?