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Feminism | Indigenous Rights | Politics in Canada | Know the facts: Missing and murdered women | Feb 15 2016 | Native Women's Association of Canada's eye-opening factsheet.
Don Getty
Politics in Canada | Doff hats to Don Getty, father of Family Day -- too bad about that August holiday | Feb 15 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | If our Alberta NDP government wants a project that will ensure the eternal gratitude of most Albertans, it could return the August holiday to statutory status.
Svea Vikander, New to Toronto
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 14: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of seeing a man masturbate on my walk home | Feb 14 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Rick Orman
Politics in Canada | It's going to take more than Valentine cards and chocolate to unite Alberta's fractious right | Feb 14 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | It would be foolish for NDP supporters and strategists to assume the right in Alberta will never reunite into a single party.
Canadian Medical Association (CMA) President Dr. Cindy Forbes. Photo courtesy CM
Politics in Canada | CMA's 'Demand A Plan' a winner in 2015 federal election | Feb 14 2016 | Dennis Gruending | Canadian doctors waged an advocacy campaign for a national seniors' strategy during the 2015 election.
Svea Vikander, complimented and scared
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 13: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of posing for a tourist's photo when I was 11 | Feb 13 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent and the validity of victims' stories.
WArm heart
CommonCauses | Love and Passion | Feb 13 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Show your true love and creating triple P passion
Media Matters | This Valentine's Day, be radical | Feb 13 2016 | rabble staff | rabble wouldn't exist if not for the dedicated followers that support it regularly with their hard-earned cash. That's what we call love. And your love is what will keep rabble going.
US Politics | Government penny pinching to blame for lead in Flint, Michigan water | Feb 13 2016 | Redeye Collective | In 2014 a state-appointed manager switched the city water supply from the Detroit system to the Flint River in a cost-saving measure. Thousands of Flint residents suffered lead poisoning as a result.
Photo: r2hox/flickr
Anti-Racism | Civil Liberties Watch | Are you on the terrorism blacklist? Maybe, but you can't do anything about it. | Feb 12 2016 | Monia Mazigh | Last week, a private terrorism blacklist called World-Check was brought to light, raising questions about who is being targeted in its database, and why.
Photo: Padraic/flickr
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Courts are terrible venues for illuminating human behaviour | Feb 12 2016 | Rick Salutin | Most of the muddle, perplexity and aggravation re: the Ghomeshi trial and its witnesses this week could have been avoided if this were happening in a novel or film instead of a courtroom.
Photo: flickr/ Cosmo Spacely
Arts & Culture | Economy | Internet-only content could drastically limit Canada's cultural policy options | Feb 12 2016 | Michael Geist | Today's post examines the possibility that new policy innovations might also be stymied by the TPP, further limiting Canadian cultural policy.
Svea Vikander: Could have been worse
Arts & Culture | Feminism | Media Matters | Day 12: Jian Ghomeshi reminded me of being molested while crowdsurfing | Feb 12 2016 | Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
Photo: flickr/ Friedemann W.-W.
Economy | Technology | TPP may create a barrier to source code disclosure, risking privacy | Feb 12 2016 | Michael Geist | Security and Internet experts have been sounding the alarm on the risks associated with exploited wifi routers and pointing to source code disclosures as potential solution.
Won't Someone Listen To The Children?
Education | Environment | Politics in Canada | Won't someone listen to the children? Young environmentalists speak out | Feb 12 2016 | Daryn Caister | Grade 5 students on endangered species, more on TPP and a severe facepalm warning about Rex Murphy's op-ed on Alberta.