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Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Environment | B.C. will miss its climate targets by a mile unless it accepts the national carbon pricing plan | Dec 9 2016 | Matt Horne | The federal government should reject Premier Christy Clark's posturing on carbon pricing and stick to the pan-Canadian carbon price committed to in October.
Water samples collected from Sherbrooke Lake, Big Mushamush Lake, Little Mushamu
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Why the Trudeau government must restore the Navigable Waters Protection Act | Dec 9 2016 | Emma Lui | In order to protect water, we need governments to see the importance of water to communities and local economies.
World | 'Fidel está presente!': Celebrating Castro's rebellious life in Santiago de Cuba | Dec 9 2016 | Katheryne Schulz | Here in the Plaza, Cuban workers are standing up in the crowd spontaneously and speaking eloquently about all of the ways Fidel worked with them to achieve dignity and independence.
Joyce and Judith Scott. Photo by Erik Butler.
Arts & Culture | Food & Health | 'Entwined' a call to action for the rights of the disabled | Dec 8 2016 | Franke James | Judith Scott, whose art now hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, was institutionalized for 35 years. A new book tells her story.
Photo: Lynn Thompson
Arts & Culture | The magic of asking | Dec 8 2016 | Lynn Thompson | Have you asked for something today? Readings from "The Aladdin Factor" with accompanying thoughts.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Survey on electoral reform asks misleading questions | Dec 8 2016 | J. Baglow | The new online survey is biased against proportional representation.
Image: Facebook/Elizabeth May
Gaza | Politics in Canada | Green Party compromise on BDS motion offers win for everyone -- and plenty of confusion | Dec 8 2016 | Thomas Woodley | A "compromise" resolution endorsed in advance by both party brass and influential grassroots activists suggested that everyone could have what they wanted. Sort of.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Politics in Canada | Holding a referendum on electoral reform will cause more problems than it solves | Dec 8 2016 | Gerry Caplan | If consistency, logic and adherence to principle mean anything, argues Gerry Caplan (pretty dubious, these days), if we need one referendum then we must need several.
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Politics in Canada | Trudeau has opened a path to a democratic future. We'll get there by leaving him behind | Dec 8 2016 | Dru Oja Jay | Though the dozens of cynical consultations the Liberals have unleashed are ultimately discrediting the party, they may have already opened the door to a more hopeful and democratic future.
Brad Trost
Politics in Canada | Like it or not, Brads from Saskatchewan just can't control their Bradsplaining | Dec 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If Brad Trost continues his mission to the Albertans, or if any more Brads from Saskatchewan join the chorus, this will require a new coinage: Bradspreading.
Ilan Ziv on 'An Eye for an Eye,' forgiveness, hate, racism and why the future ma
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Ilan Ziv on 'An Eye for an Eye,' forgiveness, hate, racism and why the future may not be so bright | Dec 7 2016 | Face2Face | Ilan and Face2Face host David Peck talk about his film "An Eye for An Eye," hate, racism, forgiveness, and why the future is not so bright.
Photo: Kurt Bauschardt/flickr
Economy | Canada's most vulnerable people are being denied access to banking services | Dec 7 2016 | Joe Fantauzzi | Low-income residents of Canada face a significant double standard when it comes to accessing banking services despite urgently wanting them.
Photo: Valerie/flickr
Economy | Environment | Indigenous Rights | It's time to give back to Manitoba's North | Dec 7 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Governments need to move away from throwing public money at private corporations that do not have a meaningful commitment to the North's people and land.
Education | Political Action | Grassroots learning and education beyond school | Dec 7 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jade Nasogaluak Carpenter and Liam O'Neill Gordon talk about the Calgary School of Informal Education.
Flickr/Peg Hunter
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Standing Rock inspires Canadian mobilization against extreme pipelines | Dec 7 2016 | Mark D'Arcy | Standing Rock has become the spark for an awakening of the human spirit, for a grassroots mobilization of peoples that is growing across North America and the world against extreme pipelines.