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Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | Third hunger strike this year highlights despair of Canada's detained migrants | Oct 24 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Minister Ralph Goodale has shown no sign of turning his promised reforms into action -- leading detainees to the third hunger strike this year and second in less than four months.
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | The Liberals' new discussion paper on Bill C-51 reads like a defence of the bill it's supposed to fix | Oct 24 2016 | Kyle Curlew | The Liberal government has recently released a document called "Our Security, Our Rights: National Security Green Paper."
PMO/Adam Scotti
Economy | World | Wallonia holds firm against CETA, Trudeau sets Monday as deadline to resolve impasse | Oct 24 2016 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians celebrates European opposition to CETA.
An ultra energy-efficient home built to Passive House standards in Dawson Creek,
Environment | Taking green buildings to the next level in B.C. | Oct 24 2016 | Anne McMullin, Jennifer Cutbill, Karen Tam Wu | What does the B.C. climate plan mean for energy efficiency and the building sector?
Jason Kenney
Politics in Canada | Pigs will fly before the fantasy that Ottawa's carbon tax 'invades provincial jurisdiction' will ever persuade a court | Oct 24 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney is making a promise he knows he can't keep. His legal argument, as he surely knows perfectly well, is a dog that won't hunt.
Images: Flickr/Brittany Randolph
Politics in Canada | Trudeau government moves to rein in pushers of salt, sugar and fat | Oct 24 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government's measures to limit food industry practices that push unhealthy products on children and adults are a small, but important, first step.
Anti-Racism | Quebeckers and Jews share an empowered sense of vulnerability. And it's not warranted. | Oct 23 2016 | Yves Engler | French-speaking Quebeckers and Jews share a sense of victimhood far out of proportion to Canadian experience, which blinds many to their own religious and ethnic supremacism.
Flickr/Patrick Stahl
Civil Liberties Watch | LGBTIQ | Free speech and the cruel shackles of empathy and mutual respect | Oct 23 2016 | Mercedes Allen | A nuanced dissection of UofT professor Jordan Peterson's campaign against trans* people in the name of free speech.
Scientist and evangelical Katharine Hayhoe on climate change
Environment | Katharine Hayhoe talks softly to Christians on climate change. Is there a better way? | Oct 23 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Scientist and evangelical Katharine Hayhoe talks softly to fellow Christians on climate change. Is there a better way?
Don Scime on his new film The David Dance, Difference, Self Esteem & Fitting In
Arts & Culture | Don Scimé on 'The David Dance,' similarity through difference, self esteem and fitting in | Oct 22 2016 | Face2Face | Don and I talk about the new film The David Dance, what it means to feel different, self-esteem issues, fitting in and his take on a story that has "universal appeal."
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | The Syrian refugee crisis is a historic challenge. Canada needs to meet it with a historic response. | Oct 21 2016 | Thomas Woodley | What is Justin Trudeau's long-term plan for Syrian refugees?
Photo: Kent Lins/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Canada's torture consumers and the faux national security consultation | Oct 21 2016 | Matthew Behrens | Anyone following discussions on the ultimate disposition of the Harper regime's C-51 "anti-terror" legislation will soon be hearing a lot about "SIRC" -- the Security Intelligence Review Committee.
Image: Flickr/Jeremy Board
Civil Liberties Watch | Political Action | Politics in Canada | This week's C-51 hearings may have been flawed, but we made sure your message was heard loud and clear | Oct 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | As the public hearings on the unpopular Bill C-51 culminate in Halifax tonight, let's look back at how the consultations unfolded throughout the week, and where we go next
Photo: Wayne MacPhail/flickr
Education | Politics in Canada | What are Canadian values anyway? | Oct 21 2016 | Rick Salutin | Values are slight and transient. You can't really pursue them. They're more like happiness or love: they tend to be by-products or end results of other experiences.
CFS Chair Bilan Arte
Education | Let's make post-secondary education free for everyone | Oct 21 2016 | Bilan Arte | Post-secondary education must be strengthened and defended, like all public services, to grow our economy and invest in Canada's future.