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Economy | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | National child care good for the economy says NDP. Conservatives break out election spin. | Oct 15 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | NDPers proposes a program to create a million child care spaces at the end of eight years, costing the federal government $1.90 billion. It’s a big number; but they argue it will boost the economy.
Haiti | The United Nations has failed Haiti once again, renewing its occupation force for another year | Oct 15 2014 | Kevin Edmonds and Ajamu Nangwaya | The list of MINUSTAH's crimes in Haiti is a compelling reason for the force to quit the country. The most compelling reason of all is that MINUSTAH is an ongoing violation of Haiti sovereignty.
Indigenous Rights | Saami Films at imagineNATIVE film festival in Toronto | Oct 15 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | It’s an exciting time in Toronto as imagineNATIVE Film Festival returns to Toronto from October 22 – October 26, 2014.
Occupy | Political Action | Long Live Occupy: Occupy, three years later | Oct 15 2014 | Judy Rebick | On the third anniversary of a Canada-wide march in solidarity with Occupy protestors, Judy Rebick presents the first piece in a series on what has sprung from the Occupy movement.
Politics in Canada | World | The Iraq speech I did not get to give | Oct 15 2014 | Elizabeth May | Elizabeth May thought that the debate on sending a military mission into Iraq would allow her to make a 10-minute speech. Due to the motion for closure, she never had that chance. Here is that speech.
Jim Prentice & Stephen Mandel
Politics in Canada | Alberta may be under 'new management,' but we’re getting the same old bait and switch! | Oct 15 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Building new continuing-care beds is exactly what got Alberta into its current health care mess. So it's hard to see how changes announced yesterday are going to make much difference.
Politics in Canada | World | Not Rex: Terror in Canada! | Oct 15 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | The head of CSIS and the RCMP have all the home grown ISIS sympathizers under surveillance. Nice to let them know, eh!
World | Hundreds have been killed in eastern Ukraine since a ceasefire was declared on September 5 | Oct 15 2014 | Roger Annis | A news update on Ukraine.
Anti-Racism | Economy | Politics in Canada | International Day for the Eradication of Poverty | Oct 14 2014 | October 17 is a day to rally against capitalism, poverty and exploitation
Arts & Culture | Clay and Paper Theatre Continues to Amaze Toronto | Oct 14 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Crowd favourites include its use of giant puppets, masks, and actors on stilts
Civil Liberties Watch | Video: October Toronto homeless memorial vigil -- Part 1 | Oct 14 2014 | John Bonnar | The day after Thanksgiving, people met to remember those who died on the streets of Toronto the previous month.
Civil Liberties Watch | Video: October Toronto homeless memorial vigil -- Part 2 | Oct 14 2014 | John Bonnar | The day after Thanksgiving, people met to remember those who died on the streets of Toronto the previous month.
Photo: flickr/simon cunningham
Economy | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Canada is in a big economic stall: What to do? | Oct 14 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Are we supposed to accept "normal" is a stagnating economy? There are solutions to the problems that face us.
Elections | Toronto still waiting for a transit champion | Oct 14 2014 | Jessica Bell | Who will be our transit champion?
Elections | Labour | NDP | Politics in Canada | Nova Scotia offers insight to Canadian left for 2015 | Oct 14 2014 | David Bush | Simply faulting the NDP without doing the work that will create the conditions for an organized left that can express a real alternative is an abdication of our responsibility.