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Civil Liberties Watch | Economy | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrant work: A worldwide game of musical chairs plays out in Atlantic Canada | Mar 30 2015 | Josie Baker, Katie Mazer | Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
Civil Liberties Watch | Labour | Politics in Canada | Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations | Mar 30 2015 | Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Violence against Indigenous women and the case of Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Tracey Lindberg | To those who know the legacy of violence against Indigenous women, the appalling case of Cindy Gladue does not create confusion.
Photo by Sam Beebe via Flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Bringing back the old-fashioned art of letter writing | Mar 30 2015 | Eva Prkachin | We're flipping the script on a secret police Bill the government is recklessly forcing through Parliament. Lend us your words.
Photo: mtsrs/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | C-51 hearings end with suggestion government erred in drafting bill | Mar 30 2015 | Stuart Trew | Like university students cramming for an exam, Thursday night the parliamentary public security committee finished the last of nine hearings into the government's anti-terrorism bill.
Civil Liberties Watch | Bill C-51 a threat to all Canadians | Mar 30 2015 | Redeye Collective | The Harper government has been forced to respond to the outcry about Bill C-51 and propose a handful of amendments. But the changes won’t satisfy the concerns of the BC Civil Liberties Association.
Economy | Feminism | Labour | Count Care In | Mar 30 2015 | Kellia Ramares-Watson, WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service | The New Social Wealth Economic Indicators show the connection between the status of women and the health of a nation's economy.
Economy | Politics in Canada | The interview we wish we had with Premier Prentice on Budget 2015 | Mar 30 2015 | Susan Wright | We show who we are, and how much we care, by what we do. Who is Jim Prentice? How much does he care?
Photo: flickr/OFL Communications Department
Education | Labour | 'Historic' agreement reached in York University strike | Mar 30 2015 | Ella Bedard | York University capitulates on major issues, hard fought battle ends in Union victory.
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Food & Health | Politics in Canada | This is your prime minister on drugs | Mar 30 2015 | Julie Devaney | It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls and Two Spirits: What’s the State of Law and the Role of Advocacy? | Mar 30 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A Panel Discussion hosted by the Aboriginal Law and Feminist Law Students Associations at the University of Toronto
Indigenous Rights | No Justice No Peace: Honouring Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Krystalline Kraus | Last week an all white and almost all male jury decided to acquit her killer,
Jamie Lall
Politics in Canada | Apprehended insurrections: Tory party slams the door shut after three horses leave the barn | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With three horses missing, the door of the PC barn was slammed shut Sunday morning. Will that make members behave themselves, or will it make their rebellion worse?
Brian Jean
Politics in Canada | Brian Who? … Albertans know precious little about the Wildrose Opposition's new leader | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The new leader of Alberta's Wildrose Party is a man of mystery. We don't even know if he's tall or short, let alone what he really stands for.
Raging grannies with banners and fists raised
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Political Action | Raging Grannies: Witty elder activism has spread like wildfire | Mar 29 2015 | Frieda Werden, Jana Juniper Gee | The activist group Raging Grannies appear at all sorts of political events, singing satirical songs. Originating in B.C., the concept has spread all over the world.