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Anti-Racism | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Reconciliation resolution: Help eliminate the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in custody. | Dec 1 2015 | Alyse Kotyk | Here's a New Year's resolution for you. Help end the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in custody. Here's how to support the TRC's recommendation #38.
Arts & Culture | Environment | Food & Health | 'Altered Genes, Twisted Truth' explores the danger and deception of GMO foods | Dec 1 2015 | Peter Biesterfeld | Peter Biesterfeld's in-depth review of 'Altered Genes, Twisted Truth' by Steven Druker will leave you scratching your head about GMO foods.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Technology | Canadians to Trudeau: Let's talk C-51! | Dec 1 2015 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | Given the complexity of Bill C-51 and the multitude of security and privacy issues it raises, it's clear that Canadians should be consulted before any reform package is introduced.
Maude Barlow makes a convincing case against CETA, at the Austrian Parliament ea
Economy | Politics in Canada | World | What's going on with CETA 14 months after negotiations were completed? | Dec 1 2015 | Brent Patterson | Given the Canada-EU trade deal was "approved in principle" in October 2013, one might wonder what has happened to the agreement 14 months after negotiations on it were completed.
Photo: flickr/ Nicolas Raymond
Elections | Politics in Canada | Liberals win decisive majority in Newfoundland and Labrador | Dec 1 2015 | Cory Collins | On Monday Nov. 30, the Liberal victory ended 12 years of PC power under four premiers in Newfoundland and Labrador. What's next for the province?
Environment | The world's elite share stirring speeches but little action on first day of COP 21 climate talks | Dec 1 2015 | Elizabeth May | Elizabeth May blogs from the UN Climate Negotiations in Paris.
Photo: Richard Chu/flickr
Environment | Political Action | Maurice Strong leaves message for COP21 climate talks: Activism works | Dec 1 2015 | Duncan Cameron | At COP21 in Paris, the issues identified 43 years ago in Sweden still require action. The underlying question remains: how should people live together on this shared planet?
Image: Policy Note blog
Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | Want to create good, sustainable jobs for Canada? Try co-ops. | Dec 1 2015 | Kevin Harding | Many Canadians believe there's a trade-off to be made between employment and environmental sustainability. But that doesn't have to be the case, particularly if we look at co-ops as a source of jobs.
Photo: Council of Canadians
Environment | Politics in Canada | Trudeau's climate plan for Paris falls well short of what's needed | Dec 1 2015 | Brent Patterson | With the COP 21 climate talks beginning in Paris this Monday, the indications are that the critical aspects of the Trudeau's climate policy fall well short of what is needed.
(479) Canada Goes To Paris
Environment | Political Action | World | Green Majority Radio (479) Canada Goes To Paris | Dec 1 2015 | Daryn Caister, Emmay Mah | Our first episode as part of the network! We hope you enjoy our program, Canada's best eco-news radio since 2006. This week COP21 and the connection to global terror...
Feminism | James Deen was promoting sexual violence and rape culture long before recent allegations | Dec 1 2015 | Meghan Murphy | At some point, liberals are going to have to contend with the fact that the lines they keep trying to draw are blurry at best, and their efforts to normalize sexualized violence do demonstrable harm.
Photo: flickr/ Kat Northern Lights Man
Labour | Fraser Institute misses the mark on real barriers to labour mobility in Canada | Dec 1 2015 | Mike Luff | The Fraser Institute says the main barrier to labour mobility in Canada regulatory roadblocks. But what about access to full-time jobs, pensions coverage, housing prices, affordable child-care...
Labour | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Give back on GivingTuesday | Dec 1 2015 | rabble staff | GivingTuesday brings together more than 3,500 organizations all working together to promote fundraising efforts and volunteer-driven projects for a better Canada.
Photo: Sean_Marshall/flickr
Labour | Politics in Canada | Making history: Cambridge opens the door to a living wage | Dec 1 2015 | Trish Hennessy | It was heartwarming to listen to the majority of Cambridge city councillors overwhelmingly support the motion to become a living wage at the supporter level, for all the right reasons.
Ugandan patients at the Out-Patient Department of Apac Hospital in northern Ugan
Politics in Canada | World | With Canadian support, Uganda's health care crisis begins to ease | Dec 1 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Canadians have had ties to Uganda for many decades. Last month, another Canadian helped make a deep impact on Ugandan public life.