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Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | When it comes to climate, is Trudeau any different than the old boss? | Oct 5 2016 | Brad Hornick | Trudeau vs. Harper -- don't get fooled again, carbon pricing not enough to tackle climate change.
Wikipedia image labeled for reuse
Gaza | World | Women's Boat to Gaza sends SOS before being boarded by Israeli Navy | Oct 5 2016 | Take action and demand an end to the blockade.
Three women from the Women’s Boat to Gaza (L-R): Mairead Maguire, Renè Abu Joub
Gaza | World | Sailing thousands of miles to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza | Oct 5 2016 | Ann Wright | It is Day Six on the Women's Boat to Gaza's thousand-mile journey from Sicily to break the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Sitting in the cockpit of our sailboat are 13 women from 13 countries.
The Zaytouna-Oliva. Image credit: Fotomovimiento/flickr
Gaza | World | Women's Boat to Gaza reported attacked just miles from Gaza | Oct 5 2016 | Meg Borthwick | Women's Boat to Gaza lost contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva minutes before 4 p.m. local time. It is now understood that Israeli Occupation Forces have surrounded the boat in international waters.
Justin Trudeau at his swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 4, 2015. PMO Photo by Adam Sc
Indigenous Rights | More needs to be done to fulfil the right to water and sanitation for First Nations | Oct 5 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians calls on the Trudeau government to invest more into First Nations' water and wastewater services.
1500 pairs of women's and children's shoes arranged in a huge circle
Indigenous Rights | Missing and Murdered Indigenous women vigil displays 1,500 pairs of shoes | Oct 5 2016 | Penney Kome | Teens display 1,500 pairs of shoes in memory of murdered birth mother.
Corey Hogan
Politics in Canada | NDP appoints former Liberal strategist Corey Hogan to head Alberta Public Affairs Bureau | Oct 5 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | There are likely to be many who argue Carey Hogan's resume is too thin for a senior position of such importance. Others will say he is extremely bright and savvy about social media.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
US Politics | U.S. liberals have long history of punishing not-quite-left enough candidates. This time the world can't afford it | Oct 5 2016 | Gerry Caplan | If Trump hasn't by now traumatized you enough to get on board for Hillary, you'll deserve everything that's coming after November.
Marc Forster on broken relationships, filmmaking, and silence as a form of expre
Arts & Culture | Marc Forster on broken relationships, filmmaking, and silence as a form of expression | Oct 4 2016 | Face2Face | Mark and I talk about his film "All I See Is You," broken relationships, our shifting attention, expectations, loneliness and why it's so important to realize that sometimes all we have is each other.
Photo: Kent Lins/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Despite flaws, the government's consultation finally gives us a real chance to repeal Bill C-51 | Oct 4 2016 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | It's here. The Liberal government has finally launched its long-awaited public consultation on Bill C-51, and a broad range of privacy and national security issues.
Former Canadian Senator Hugh Segal
Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Ten things you need to know about Canada's guaranteed annual income debate | Oct 4 2016 | Nick Falvo | It's complicated.
Rachel Notley
Environment | NDP | Politics in Canada | Rachel Notley's demand for a pipeline quid pro quo demonstrates the steely side of Alberta's premier | Oct 4 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Premier Rachel Notley sees the fight for a pipeline as an existential necessity for her government, and for Alberta's economy and place in Canada. Prime Minister Trudeau needs to be listening.
Environment | Maude Barlow talks with David Suzuki about her new book, 'Boiling Point' | Oct 4 2016 | Redeye Collective | Maude Barlow was in Vancouver on Sept. 29 to celebrate the launch of her latest book "Boiling Point" about Canada's water crisis. She shared the stage with scientist and activist David Suzuki.
Photo: OEA - OAS/flickr
Media Matters | World | Probing sources of bias in media coverage of Canada's role in Haiti | Oct 4 2016 | Yves Engler | Within the prevailing structural constraints, journalists have some flexibility in whether they "comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable" or serve power.
My name is Phillip Dwight Morgan.
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | There is room in Toronto for more than one Black writer | Oct 3 2016 | Phillip Dwight Morgan | My name is Phillip Dwight Morgan.