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Photo: flickr/ Savannah van der Niet
Arts & Culture | Feminism | On gender discrimination, representation in #canlit and the CWILA effect | Mar 8 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | A Q&A with members of CWILA, an organization that does an annual count to find out about women's involvement in Canadian literary culture.
Civil Liberties Watch | Food & Health | Politics in Canada | 2.3 million people in Ontario cannot afford dental care | Mar 8 2016 | Demand that Ontario extend public dental programs
Photo: flickr/ Ashley Marinaccio
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Media Matters | Political Action | Fighting hate speech in Canada: Private-public presence blurs lines | Mar 8 2016 | A. Splawinski | The presence of online hate groups in public has many individuals asking what they can do to legally ban these groups from meeting up.
Photo: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
Economy | Politics in Canada | US Politics | Why is Justin Trudeau invited to the White House? | Mar 8 2016 | Duncan Cameron | Why does a U.S. president in the last year of his mandate want to meet and entertain Justin Trudeau? It is a question Canadians should be asking.
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
Economy | NDP | Politics in Canada | With a new leader and shifting economic tides, Nova Scotia's NDP can dream again | Mar 8 2016 | Stephen Kimber | New Nova Scotia NDP leader Gary Burrill seems like a thoughtful progressive who embraces what he calls "social investment" in the economy.
Politics With Courage and Life Without Plastic
Economy | Environment | Politics in Canada | Politics with courage and life without plastic | Mar 8 2016 | Daryn Caister | Justin Trudeau is better than Stephen Harper, but is it enough to save us from climate change? Kevin O'Leary is put on notice by hosts, and Clark Barr talks about life without plastic.
Photo: Council of Canadians
Environment | Political Action | Activists infiltrate world's largest mining convention to say 'Canadian mining kills' | Mar 8 2016 | Ailish Morgan | The Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) and allies held a vigil at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) annual conference to declare that "Canadian Mining Kills."
Photo: Council of Canadians blog
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Breaking down the narratives around the first ministers' climate meeting | Mar 8 2016 | Andrea Harden-Donahue | The long-anticipated first ministers' meeting in Vancouver to talk about a national climate plan made headlines all week, and there are distinct themes that emerged in the media coverage.
Environment | Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Celebrating women who protect the land and people | Mar 8 2016 | Rachel Warden | This International Women's Day, KAIROS is releasing a series of videos featuring courageous women in Canada, Latin America and the Philippines.
Environment | Labour | Politics in Canada | Reversing the damage: How the federal Liberals can restore hope on the Prairies | Mar 8 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | A new report from the Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues examines how the Prairie region is being affected by Conservative government cuts and recommends how funding and programs be restored.
Environment | Labour | Technology | Change is in the air | Mar 8 2016 | David Suzuki | By embracing scientific information about the warming planet and committing to avoid a catastrophic temperature increase, we create a huge opportunity that groups like the CLC propose we exploit.
Kathleen Lahey
Feminism | Labour | Politics in Canada | Study highlighting large and growing gender income gap makes grim reading on International Women's Day | Mar 8 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | It is a hopeful sign that yesterday saw the announcement by the Alberta government of its plan to improve gender equality and increase women's economic security.
Feminism | Political Action | Rise up! International Women's Day Toronto march | Mar 8 2016 | rabble staff, Elizabeth Littlejohn | On Saturday March 5, people in Toronto took to the streets for the International Women's Day 2016 Rally, Fair and March.
Image: Screenshot, "Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada" (
Feminism | On International Women's Day, let's build a national feminist movement | Mar 8 2016 | Nora Loreto, Sarah Beuhler | While women who have dedicated their lives to fighting patriarchy should be commended, feminism is not and cannot be a single person.
BDS supporter
Gaza | World | Liberal government backs Conservative motion condemning BDS | Mar 8 2016 | Redeye Collective | Two Conservative MPs brought the motion to condemn the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel, a movement which includes the United Church and the Quakers.