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Education | Politics in Canada | Alberta Advanced Education Ministry now maintaining close watch on Athabasca U | Apr 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | It might well be fair to speculate that the Alberta government has put Athabasca University into a form of "soft receivership."
Teachers protesting Bill 115 in downtown Toronto in 2012
Education | Labour | Union court victory will be hollow if not used to mobilize teachers | Apr 21 2016 | Nora Loreto | Ontario's teacher unions are rightly celebrating the squashing of Bill 115. But defending collective bargaining cannot just happen in the courts.
Photo by Lois L. Ross
Environment | Food & Health | At the farm gate: Bridging the urban-rural divide | Apr 21 2016 | Lois Ross | Today we launch a new column about agriculture and our relationships to food. It will look at food production issues that affect urban and rural dwellers alike.
Image: Flickr/michael_swan
Environment | Politics in Canada | Until Nova Scotia looks seriously to renewable energy, it will remain a dying province | Apr 21 2016 | James Hutt | Few young people want to leave Nova Scotia, but they often have little choice. If politicians continue to cater to foreign fossil fuel companies and to cut social services, nothing will change.
Photo: screenshot CPAC
Politics in Canada | Duffy found not guilty on ALL charges -- but Harper does not look good | Apr 21 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The scandal involving Mike Duffy and Pamela Wallin is about much more than personal avarice and disregard for rules. It is about a house of Parliament almost designed for corruption.
Photo: Binuri Ranasinghe/flickr
Anti-Racism | Labour | Media Matters | Apology doesn't address root cause of Chronicle Herald's mishandled refugee story | Apr 20 2016 | Stephen Kimber | Chronicle Herald publisher Sarah Dennis was contrite. Under the headline, "We Have Listened And Will Learn From This," she wrote about her newspaper's mishandling of a now infamously viral story.
Anti-Racism | Economy | A community challenging racial profiling in stores | Apr 20 2016 | Scott Neigh | Pastor Lennett Anderson and Ann Divine talk about one community's challenge to both a specific case and the broader issue of consumer racial profiling.
Photo: Takuhito Fujita/flickr
Arts & Culture | Technology | The tablet experiment: iPad Pro field report | Apr 20 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | A few columns back I promised to report on my progress using a tablet as my main computer. I'm happy to say that so far it has been a successful experiment.
Economy | World | Not Rex: Panama Papers outrage can make fair taxes possible | Apr 20 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | It's the battle of the taxes! While the rich avoid taxes and stash millions off shore, the rest of us are wondering what gives and what can we do?
Photo: flickr/Environmental Defence Canada
Environment | Indigenous Rights | Political Action | Chippewas of the Thames consider legal injunction to stop Enbridge's Line 9 | Apr 20 2016 | Keith Scott | The Chippewas of the Thames First Nation is considering filing an injunction against Enbridge's Line 9 to stop the company profiting off tar sands oil while the two camps are engaged in litigation.
Photo: David Coombs
Indigenous Rights | Activists occupy Toronto's Indigenous and Northern Affairs office | Apr 20 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | #ItTakesANation is extremely important when it comes to finding solutions as to why so many Indigenous youth are attempting to commit suicide.
Photo: Government of Alberta/flickr
Politics in Canada | In Alberta, being a Tory means never having to say you're sorry! | Apr 20 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | After nigh on 80 years, Alberta conservatives are having a lot of trouble adjusting to the reality they're not in charge of the Legislature just now. It's painful to watch!
Image: YouTube
US Politics | Jennifer Loewenstein: Why suicide bombers target European cities | Apr 20 2016 | Redeye Collective | Following the attack on Brussels, politicians talk about preventing more attacks and the media discuss the effect of security measures on civil liberties, but there’s little focus on why it happened.
Anti-Racism | Political Action | Black Lives Matter Vancouver chapter organizes in solidarity with Toronto | Apr 19 2016 | Lenée Son | On April 17 Black Lives Matter Vancouver gathered for its first event to bring awareness to and protest anti-Black racism in the city. Check out this stunning photo essay of the event!
Image: Facebook/The Campaign for JUSTICE for Omar Khadr
Anti-Racism | Politics in Canada | How long will Omar Khadr have to wait for justice? | Apr 19 2016 | Gerry Caplan | The Conservative caucus owes Mr. Khadr his youth. Tom Mulcair owes him, finally, some serious attention. The Liberal government has huge debts to him as well. It's time to pay up.