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Education | Dissenting judge in B.C. teachers case gives hope for Supreme Court appeal | May 19 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | In a 38-page dissenting opinion in the recent 4-1 B.C. Court of Appeal ruling which ruled in the government's favour, Justice Ian Donald provided a ringing defence of free collective bargaining.
Elections | Politics in Canada | Maude Barlow: Fall 2015 will be a watershed election | May 19 2015 | Redeye Collective | Maude Barlow believes Stephen Harper will be gone after the next election, as long as people mobilize to vote him out. She tells a Vancouver audience why the Conservatives have to go.
Photo: Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation/flickr
Environment | Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia government back on the hook over salmon farming | May 19 2015 | Ralph Surette | The Nova Scotia Liberal government was presented with a regulatory process to gain public trust and move the fish-farm industry forward. What happened to promises of consultation and transparency?
Photo: NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory/flickr
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Dear Ontario: Please say no to a nuclear waste dump on Lake Huron | May 19 2015 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians has joined with other public interest groups to call on Ontario to reject the proposal to bury 200,000 cubic metres of radioactive waste near Lake Huron.
Photo: Jimmy Emerson, DVM/flickr
Environment | Good things are growing in Ontario's greenbelt | May 19 2015 | David Suzuki | Environmentalists have joined farmers and local food advocates to urge Ontario's government to strengthen regulatory protection for the greenbelt and to expand it.
Photo: Mining Justice Solidarity Network
Environment | World | How can a Canadian mining company sue El Salvador for $301 million? | May 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | What you don't know about free trade: the uses and abuses of investor-state arbitration. Or, how a Canadian company is suing El Salvador for $301 million.
Photo: flickr/ jerryonlife
Labour | Who's living the GoodLife? Organizing a fitness empire. | May 19 2015 | Ella Bedard | What we can learn about precarious organizing from a Toronto fitness instructors' union drive.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Media Matters | Politics in Canada | The noble dream of Quebec independence has an unlikely new champion | May 19 2015 | Duncan Cameron | The newly elected leader of the Parti Québecois, 53-year-old Pierre Karl Péladeau is on a mission: make Quebec an independent country.
The Original NDP 4: Deron Bilous, Brian Mason, David Eggen & Rachel Notley
Politics in Canada | Picking a cabinet is never an easy job -- it'll be tougher, with higher stakes, for Rachel Notley | May 19 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Picking a cabinet is extremely important because in our Westminster system of "responsible government" the cabinet is the dominant institution of government.
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Labour | Omar Khadr, feminist dialogue and troll-slaying: Your weekly dose of rabble.ca blogs | May 18 2015 | Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on Omar Khadr, Israel Apartheid Week, child-care space, Shauna Hunt, Metro Vancouver's Transit Referendum, rape culture and consent, and Greg deGrrot-Maggetti.
Economy | Education | Chris Hedges speaks at the 3rd Annual Tommy Douglas Institute | May 18 2015 | Resh Budhu | How do we RETHINK the role of education in these times; RESIST neoliberal incursion into teaching and learning; and RECLAIM our educational institutions as vital democratic centres?
Photo: Flickr/Daniella Hartmann
Economy | World | Syriza is facing down resistance | May 18 2015 | Tom Voloumanos | A clash between the Greek government and the European establishment is drawing nearer. How will Syriza resist?
Feminism | Sexual assault is based on power and control | May 18 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | This is the fifth in a series of articles for Sexual Assault Prevention Month.
Rachel Notley's team of newly elected Alberta NDP MLAs
Politics in Canada | Inexperienced? Says who? Complaints about NDP caucus only show how weak the right is just now | May 18 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Albertans knew when they voted the NDP has been around for a very long time and has influenced policy much more than suggested by its past numbers in the Legislature.
Prentice Portrait Imagined
Politics in Canada | So many premiers, so little space -- time to end the tradition of commissioning their portraits in oils | May 17 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If departing Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants an oil painting, he should pay for it himself and hang it in his own darn rotunda.