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blog feeds:

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Flickr feeds:

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Twitter feeds:

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In Cahoots:

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News from Elsewhere & Sites we like:

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Arts & Culture | A set of sizzling films at 2014 Hot Docs | Apr 16 2014 | June Chua | More than 190 documentaries from 43 countries will be featured in this year's Hot Docs Canadian international documentary festival. Here are arts columnist June Chua's picks for docs to watch.
Civil Liberties Watch | US Politics | Video: Tell Obama 'no to deportations' | Apr 16 2014 | Don Kossick | There is a nationwide call asking President Obama to halt the mass arrests and deportation of undocumented immigrants. This video portrays the voices and commitment of people marching for justice.
Civil Liberties Watch | The (sexual) identity crisis | Apr 16 2014 | David Swanson | Remy Nassar, President of Helm, a Montreal Lebanese gay rights group, shares his story about growing up as a sexually confused gay adolescent in the conservative country of Lebanon.
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Economy | Labour | Where are the jobs without people in Canada's labour market? | Apr 16 2014 | Angella MacEwen | Statistics Canada released their latest job vacancy data this week, giving us the three-month average ending in January 2014.
Photo: Mark Giles/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Ontario budget: Don't throw taxes under the bus | Apr 16 2014 | Trish Hennessy | As Ontario inches toward a potential spring election showdown, Premier Kathleen Wynne is making clear that she wants public transit to become the ballot box question.
Photo: UweHiksch/flickr
Economy | Feminism | Labour | A number is never just a number: Equal Pay Day facts | Apr 16 2014 | Hennessy's Index | Recognizing April 16, 2014 as Equal Pay Day is a step in the right direction. But what's still missing is a strategic plan to close the gender pay gap.
Environment | The power of a committed few: Green radicals on Vancouver Island | Apr 16 2014 | Scott Neigh | Zoe Blunt talks about the radical environmentalism and indigenous solidarity work of the Vancouver Island Community Forest Action Network.
Photo: VLackey513/flickr
Environment | Listening to nature: Protecting natural soundscapes | Apr 16 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | Scientists are now exploring the ecological dimensions of sound in nature and investigating how the richness of the sounds of nature serves as an indicator of environmental quality.
Feminism | Political Action | Save the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic! | Apr 16 2014 | Lets inform our apathetic government that they need to make women's reproductive rights a priority!
Food & Health | Indigenous Rights | The Indigenous fight against colonial veganism | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | But what is this fight really all about? The right to choose what to eat? The right to dictate that choice to others?
Food & Health | Labour | Four reasons why veganism supports workers | Apr 16 2014 | H.G Watson | Being vegan isn't a choice that values animals above humans. It’s actually about valuing food and where it comes from, rather than just believing it magically appears on our plates.
Photo: flickr/Jen Gibson
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | The benefits of Portland Hotel Society's programs at risk | Apr 16 2014 | Leila Gold | Rich Coleman has once again sent gossip of possibilities rippling through the community about the PHS. The question now circulating is whether certain programs will continue in the long-term.
Photo: flickr/Tom Gill
Food & Health | Documenting my failures during the Vegan Challenge | Apr 16 2014 | Kaitlin McNabb | Participating in the Vegan Challenge is a great way to evaluate my food consumption habits and subsequently embarrass myself because of my food consumption habits. Vegan Challenge, you are my Everest.
Indigenous Rights | Activist Communique: On veganism, Ellen DeGeneres, the sealhunt and #sealfies | Apr 16 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | The issue of the Canadian seal hunt has been in the news recently thanks to spouting off of famous Hollywood types and the Twitter hashtag backlash. Let me explain...
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Labour | Politics in Canada | Redford-Hancock Government moves ahead with plan to gut public sector pensions | Apr 16 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Alberta’s NDP said the party’s legislative caucus will focus on the government’s attack on public service pensions for the rest of the legislative session.