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Aug 24, 2018

A conservative implosion: weekly news roundup

Sophia Reuss
Maxime Bernier splits from the CPC in a flurry of enraged tweets, the Jack Layton Journalism for Change Fellowship application is open, and an interview about workers co-operatives.
News
Aug 20, 2018
Premier Ford, joined by Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, and Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, at the government's Buck-a-Beer announcement. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans

Karl Nerenberg
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
Blog
Aug 17, 2018
A Facebook photo of Bolante Idowu Alo.

Justice for Bolante Idowu Alo

Brent Patterson
There are pressing questions that need to be answered about how Bolante Idowu Alo died while being deported from Calgary International Airport.
Blog
Aug 15, 2018

Trudeau's slavish support for Saudi monarchy

Yves Engler
The Trudeau government has largely maintained the Conservative government's pro-Saudi policies and support for Riyadh's belligerence in the region.
Blog
Aug 14, 2018

Cool solutions mean a hothouse planet isn't inevitable

David Suzuki
The choices we make over the next decade will determine our future. We've already locked into substantial warming and are seeing the consequences, but it's not yet too late to change course.
Columnists
Aug 14, 2018
 Calgary Housing Action Initiative housing march. Photo: Grant Neufeld/Flickr

Why are people destitute in Canada?

A social safety net to ensure that every individual has enough to live on should be standard in a liberal democracy. Canada had such a social safety net, until it was abolished nearly 25 years ago.

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