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Photo of Bassem Youssef by Hossam el-Hamalawy/flickr
Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | World | Art brings insight into war that's missing in politics | Mar 27 2015 | Rick Salutin | Why does culture handle war so much better than politics? It's not just that art tells the truth and politics lies. Culture is where you let yourself hear the truth but only within limits.
Photo: flickr/J R
Arts & Culture | Good News | Feel Good Friday: It's Frie-day! edition | Mar 27 2015 | Kaitlin McNabb | Happy Feel Good Friday! Lots of delicious feel good news nuggets here for you.
Photo: flickr/Gabriel Luneau
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Open letter: Four key reasons why we oppose Bill C-51 | Mar 27 2015 | various | A large and continually growing group of lawyers, activists and academics add their voices to the chorus of citizens concerned about the ramifications of Bill C-51.
Photo: Flickr/undergroundbastard
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrants in Atlantic Canada: How to survive in a remittance economy | Mar 27 2015 | Josie Baker, Katie Mazer | As Atlantic Canadian workers have been forced westward in search of livable incomes and year-round work, temporary foreign workers have come to form the economic linchpin in many rural communities.
Image: rabble.ca
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Journalism under fire: Remembering Ali Mustafa | Mar 27 2015 | Datejie Green | Ali Mustafa died a year ago this month. He had devoted his life to documenting the lives where few Western and English-language broadcasters bothered to venture.
Photo: OFL Communications
Economy | Education | Labour | Political Action | This week in labour: Conservative myth-busting and plenty of picket lines | Mar 27 2015 | Ella Bedard | Labour disputes are coming to a close but conservative policymakers keep us fighting.
Education | B.C. government seeks to privatize and control teacher professional development | Mar 27 2015 | Tara Ehrcke | With newly introduced Bill 11, the B.C. government takes control of teacher professional development, further undermining the profession itself and the autonomy of teachers.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Game-Changers Tour stops at Ryerson University to rally young voters | Mar 27 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians Game-Changers campaign was at Ryerson University in Toronto earlier this week, with Youth Vote campaigner Brigette DePape.
Elections | Food & Health | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Health care not Harper care: National Day of Action for a New Health Accord | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Butler | March 31st, 2015, marks the one year anniversary of the expiry of the Health Accord.
Image: Taran Rampersad/flickr
Environment | Marking the start of the Anthropocene -- the age of humans | Mar 27 2015 | Ole Hendrickson | Is human impact on Earth sufficient to leave a permanent mark on the geological record? The term "Anthropocene" has already come into widespread use for our new human-dominated geological epoch.
Indigenous Rights | No answers yet concerning 2.7 million litre spill on Lubicon Lake Nation territory | Mar 27 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Lubicon First Nation community members are still awaiting answers regarding the short- and long-term impacts of a 2.7 million litre oil and gas condensate spill.
Anglican mission school, La Ronge, Sask. LAC photo
Indigenous Rights | Truth and Reconciliation Commission: churches plan supportive events | Mar 27 2015 | Dennis Gruending | The Truth and Reconciliation Commission into Indian residential schools will report on June 2, 2015. The ecumenical organization KAIROS is planning supportive events to look at the way ahead.
Photo: wikimedia commons
Media Matters | Technology | Why the Crull controversy is a symptom of Bell Media's bad bundles bet | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Geist | The furor over Bell Media President Kevin Crull's banning of CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais from CTV news coverage following the pick-and-pay decision made for a remarkable news day yesterday.
Media Matters | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Ed Broadbent on 'Building a Better Canada' and Progress Summit 2015 | Mar 27 2015 | Ed Broadbent | On Friday March 27, Ed Broadbent delivered this opening address to the Progress Summit 2015.
Alberta Finance Minister Robin Campbell
Politics in Canada | Bold and transformative it's not, but budget may still resuscitate Alberta Tory dynasty | Mar 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The budget chickens will eventually come home to roost, but if Alberta voters are inattentive, the clucking won't be audible until after the election.