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on rabble.ca

Arts & Culture | Read into it: Three things to consider with Canada Reads 2015 | Mar 13 2015 | Lauren Scott | It's that time of year again...Canada's annual reading reality show, Canada Reads, is back! Tune in March 16-19 and join the conversation with #RabbleReads
Arts & Culture | Two Upcoming Pow Wows in Ontario – Get Back into the Jingle of Things | Mar 13 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Here’s a good pick up line: “You put the Wow in Pow Wow!”
Photo: mtsrs/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Civil liberties, First Nation rights compromised by C-51, committee hears | Mar 13 2015 | Stuart Trew | Part one of yesterday's two-part committee hearing into the Anti-Terrorism Act 2015 (C-51) wrapped up with five of six witnesses opposing many aspects of the legislation.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Harper's anti-terrorism act is a torture act | Mar 13 2015 | Michael Keefer | We need to tell the Harper government that we will not tolerate his attempt to institutionalize torture in Canada.
Photo: flickr/koeb
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Find the C-51 protest in your community | Mar 13 2015 | rabble staff | Do you want to protest against Bill C-51? Not sure where you can join in? Look no further, we've got a list of protests, some online petitions, and a press release for you right here.
Civil Liberties Watch | In Case You Missed It: Rights Are Important | Mar 13 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Keeping people safe is not the most important function of government.
Economy | Labour | B.C. minimum-wage increase leaves workers in poverty | Mar 13 2015 | Iglika Ivanova | After close to three years of no change, the B.C. minimum wage was overdue for an increase. But the measly raise announced this week falls far short of what is necessary.
Photo: Dave Cournoyer/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Justin Trudeau lifted the veil on political tactics in C-51 speech | Mar 13 2015 | Rick Salutin | A speech Justin Trudeau gave in Vancouver last week was one of the most unusual ever from an elected official -- because he let voters in on his grotty tactics, not his high-minded principles.
Photo: flickr/ Mike Beauregard
Environment | Politics in Canada | Fish-farm madness: Why does industry receive preference under Fisheries Act? | Mar 13 2015 | Joyce Nelson | The Harper government must eliminate the Department of Fisheries conflict of interest in its dual roles of promoting fish farming while protecting wild salmon.
Environment | Feminism | Sex work advocates attempt to no-platform journalist, Chris Hedges, after damning sex industry report | Mar 13 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Organizer of State of Extraction conference pressured to cancel Pulitzer Prize-winner, Chris Hedges', keynote speech due to his taking a feminist position on prostitution.
Photo: Undergrads4Cupe
Labour | This week in Canadian labour: Sunshine, strikes and solidarity | Mar 13 2015 | Ella Bedard | Though strikes are ongoing across the country, big shows of solidarity and some significant gains were made this week for Canadian workers!
Photo: flickr/Bob Harwig
Labour | Political Action | Solidarity! Health-care unions find solution for Bill 1 | Mar 13 2015 | Ella Bedard | Nova Scotia's health-care unions have reached a resolution that's pleasing to all.
PHOTO: Graffiti - Meagan Perry
Political Action | Politics in Canada | Protest continues: All the rabble news about Bill C-51 | Mar 13 2015 | Meagan Perry | Keeping up with the Canada-wide protests of Bill C-51? You've come to the right place. Read on for a Twitter feed from the protest and all the rabble.ca C-51 links.
Taber
Politics in Canada | Why Taber smells like agricultural products and Ottawa smells like roses | Mar 13 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Same stuff, different towns. Legislators in Ottawa have the help of professional spin-meisters and the aid and comfort of the mainstream media. The ones in Taber do not.
Politics in Canada | Justin Trudeau, Bill C-51 and the perils of political pandering | Mar 13 2015 | Michael Laxer | It is, ultimately, inane for Trudeau to attack all of the premises, bigoted rhetoric and fear-mongering that the Tories are using to sell C-51 but then to commit to vote for it.