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Politics in Canada | Watch: Peter Mansbridge on 'what we know' about Ottawa shootings | Oct 22 2014 | rabble staff | CBC's Peter Mansbridge give updates on Ottawa situation and what is currently known.
Photo: flickr/mtsrs
Politics in Canada | World | Ottawa shootings: Police continue investigations, lockdown continues | Oct 22 2014 | Ella Bedard | In a press conference today, police and military said their investigation is ongoing and ask people to be vigilant, stay out of the downtown core, and report suspicious activity in the city.
Politics in Canada | The shades of night | Oct 22 2014 | J. Baglow | Is it too much to expect that the corporate media will avoid Harper's misuse of the word "radical," lumping in jihadis and elderly birdwatchers? Seems so.
Politics in Canada | Shootings at War Memorial and on Parliament Hill | Oct 22 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | A gunman shot and killed a soldier at the War Memorial this morning. The same gunman also shot a number of people in the Centre Block of Parliament.
Photo: flickr/mtsrs
Politics in Canada | Shots fired on Parliament Hill | Oct 22 2014 | rabble staff | One suspect and one victim are confirmed dead. rabble.ca has collected some of the tweets from Ottawa here showing the way people reacted during the event.
World | New York Times and Human Rights Watch: Ukraine using cluster bombs in its war in the east | Oct 22 2014 | Roger Annis | Among those countries that have NOT signed or ratified the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions are the United States, Canada, Russia and Ukraine.
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?
Anti-Racism | Arts & Culture | Politics in Canada | 'Chow to Ford': Amai Kuda n' Y Josephine release music video in support of Olivia Chow | Oct 21 2014 | rabble staff | Toronto musicians Amai Kuda and Y Josephine just released a music video in support of Olivia Chow.
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 is unsurprisingly not great. Why does the government refuse to give landed status to live-in caregivers?
Arts & Culture | World | 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.
Arts & Culture | Media Matters | Political Action | World | Express yourself, don't repress yourself | Oct 21 2014 | Meghan Sali | Our Digital Future survey-takers chose "prioritizing free expression" as the most important factor for new rules around sharing and collaborating online.
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 Mooseheads are belatedly dealing openly with the professional and personal fallout. But it shouldn't have come to that.
Civil Liberties Watch | Watch Glenn Greenwald LIVE from Ottawa on Saturday, October 25 | Oct 21 2014 | rabble staff | Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald will be speaking in Ottawa on Saturday, and rabble.ca will be video livestreaming the event.
Photo: Susan Taylor
Economy | Labour | Political Action | Victory for Workers United local 2641 in Guelph | Oct 21 2014 | Ella Bedard | Workers United members fight two-tiered contracts and win!
Image: Flickr/Gisella Klein
Education | Labour | '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.