Looking at the year past there are two things that dominate and show us where the future is most likely headed.
Politics in Canada
Imagine the Canadians Against Proroguing rally next Saturday and there, gazing from a chilly platform over a crowd of university students sprinkled with older folk, stands Michael Ignatieff.
The recent B.C. Court of Appeal decision on Insite establishes some groundbreaking positions that will have lasting effects for generations to come in the health versus criminalization debate.
Canada's recent de-funding of advocacy organization, KAIROS, is just the latest in the Canadian government's vigilant efforts to disempower groups critical of Israel.
Today -- day two of my hunger strike relay -- we spent the first half hour outside the Carnegie Center, trying to avoid the cold and rain, wrestling to put up a small tent cover.
So Alex Cullen is in, Jim Watson might be in, O'Brien probably it seems.
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What the NDP can do, if it works out right, is unlock the public energies that have been screaming to be heard over our political muddles for 30 years on any number of issues.
For nearly 15 years, Jack Layton's political opponents have being trying to smear him on the basis that he and his family once lived in a housing co-op. Every time they do, the false allegation that
A Layton-led NDP will be a different animal than the NDP that Canadians have seen over the past decade: more dynamic; more forceful; less reactive; and less apologetic. As Layton indicated in his spe