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Politics in Canada | Suffering from a surfeit of the young and amiable Trudeau? What to do? | Oct 22 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau gets attention just for being himself, and, especially, standing fully clothed in a swimming pool. Even smart folks can wax enthusiastic about the callow and shallow Liberal leader.
Photo: flickr/Jeff Nelson
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Live-in caregivers fight against proposals to remove their right to permanent residency | Oct 21 2014 | Ethel Tungohan | The Harper government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program as unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
Anti-Racism | Elections | Politics in Canada | An open letter from the margins to the Toronto mayoral candidates | Oct 21 2014 | Jason Samilski | Can any major Toronto mayoral candidate directly address this larger issue: what role does politics play in changing conditions for people who are historically marginalized and disenfranchised?
Photo: RicLaf/flickr
Arts & Culture | The Halifax Mooseheads should have known better | Oct 21 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Now that the story about the misconduct of a hockey player is out, the Halifax Moosehead are belatedly dealing openly with the professional and personal fallout. But it shouldn't have come to that.
Arts & Culture | Safia Elhillo: Finding 'Home' Around the World | Oct 21 2014 | Andrew Sayo, Charlene Sayo, Eirene Cloma | The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Image: Flickr/Gisella Klein
Education | 'Fair Employment Week' highlights higher education's dirty little secret | Oct 21 2014 | Robin Vose | Fair Employment Week, celebrated every October, reminds us that all academic work must be fairly supported, validated and remunerated.
Photo: Andrew Bates/flickr
Elections | Politics in Canada | Your vote: It's what the Harper Conservatives fear the most | Oct 21 2014 | Duncan Cameron | For Stephen Harper to lose power in the next election, either the Conservative voter base must decline, or more people need to turn up and vote.
Photo: Eric B./flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | The dangerous equations of the price of oil | Oct 21 2014 | Brent Patterson | It's not just about shortfalls in revenue. Falling oil prices may also have a major impact on tar sands expansion, pipeline development, and even shipping bitumen on the St. Lawrence River.
Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Unstated paternity still excluding Indigenous women from 'Indian' status | Oct 21 2014 | Pamela Palmater | For 20 years, Lynn Gehl, who shares five generations of Algonquin heritage, has been denied Indian status in Canada because of unstated paternity. Yesterday, she got her day in court.
Anti-Racism | Elections | Politics in Canada | Why we must vote: The right place for Black community members on Oct. 27 is at the ballot box | Oct 20 2014 | Grace-Edward Galabuzi | After one writer wrote that Black voters should spoil their ballots in Toronto's Mayoral election, Grace-Edward Galabuzi thought it was time to talk about Black voter engagement and creating change.
Photo: flickr/Charles Hoffman
Elections | Politics in Canada | Is Nova Scotia political culture changing for the better? | Oct 20 2014 | Ralph Surette | Politics and political attitudes are changing in Nova Scotia -- albeit, in a manner too slow and complex for the public's short attention span to notice.
Environment | The activist: Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining shares his story | Oct 20 2014 | David Swanson | Greenpeace co-founder Rod Marining talks about his early activist years, establishing Greenpeace, fighting nuclear testing and arctic oil drilling and the dangers he faced as a radical activist.
Photo: flickr/Nick Ares
Feminism | Food & Health | Political Action | US Politics | Lacking abortion access, New Brunswick women head for Maine abortion clinics | Oct 20 2014 | Tess Allen | This summer, New Brunswick introduced new regulations on abortion access and stopped funding abortions. Now, clinics in Maine see increasing numbers of women at their clinics coming from Canada.
Feminism | Our bodies are of this land: Decolonization and Indigenous women's radical self-love | Oct 20 2014 | Samantha Nock | The importance of Indigenous women's radical self-love as a key factor in decolonization.
Photo: flickr/John Liu
Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Closing arguments in First Nations Child Welfare case start today | Oct 20 2014 | Jocelyn Formsma | Closing arguments on the most important Indigenous children's rights case will be heard from October 20-24, 2014 at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa, Ontario.