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Politics in Canada | Harper not planning to renew Canada Health Accord | Oct 31 2013 | Redeye Collective | The Canada Health Accord is the mechanism that has ensured Canadians enjoy equal standards of health care across the country. Now the federal government plans to let it expire.
Image: Kevin Grandia
Politics in Canada | The Walking Airhead: Zombie Trudeau backs spooky Keystone project | Oct 31 2013 | Kevin Grandia | Uncannily occurring the week of Halloween, there are signs Liberal leader Justin Trudeau has contracted a virus displaying "zombie-like" symptoms consistent with infections planted by the oil lobby.
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: hyperion327
US Politics | Resistance to Obama's drone wars is growing | Oct 31 2013 | Amy Goodman | Drone-strike victims are drawing attention to the controversial targeted killing program that has become central to Barack Obama's foreign policy and global war-making.
Arts & Culture | Rebels With a Cause: Digest this film fest, don't just consume it! | Oct 30 2013 | Lindsay Presswell | Rebels With a Cause is a four-day-long politically minded and socially conscious film festival coordinated by members of the York University community that took place on campus last week.
Arts & Culture | Civil Liberties Watch | Freedom to oppress: Why we shouldn't do PR for the police | Oct 30 2013 | Riaz Sayani-Mulji | The Canadian Civil Liberties Association hosted a Toronto Police vs. Artists hockey game to "build bridges" with the community. But, what community was actually benefiting from this event?
Image: Mat Callahan
Arts & Culture | Labour | Singing songs for the people: James Connolly comes to life in a new book of revolutionary songs | Oct 30 2013 | Aaron Leonard | Aaron Leonard interviews 'The James Connolly Song Book' editor Mat Callahan about who Connolly was, the importance of revolutionary songs and what Connolly can teach us in 2013.
CommonCauses | Environment | Live tonight from Yellowknife! Maude Barlow on our Blue Future | Oct 30 2013 | rabble staff | Watch live as the Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow launches Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever.
CommonCauses | Good News | Politics in Canada | Watch LIVE from Calgary Friday! Pros and Cons: Policies for people and the planet | Oct 30 2013 | rabble staff | Join us on Friday, November 1 for a teach-in to hear from a range of provincial and national speakers about a different vision, one that focuses on progressive policies for people and the planet.
Economy | Labour | OECD Skills Outlook 2013: The skills needed for the 21st century | Oct 30 2013 | Thomas Ponniah | According to the new OECD Skills Outlook 2013, key capacities for economic success in the 21st century include information-processing competencies in technology-rich environments.
Economy | Politics in Canada | Harper throws CETA party for CEOs, tables flimsy summary of Canada-EU deal | Oct 30 2013 | Stuart Trew | Yesterday in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Harper tabled a technical summary of the political deal Canada reached with the European Union on Friday, October 18.
Photo: Yfile
Education | Law Professor Michael Mandel: an unconventional, anti-establishment critic | Oct 30 2013 | Yfile | Law Professor Michael Mandel, who taught at Osgoode Hall Law School for 39 years, has passed away at the age of 65.
Environment | Local organizing against local development: Against Port Expansion in Delta, B.C. | Oct 30 2013 | Scott Neigh | Roger Emsley talks about the work of the group Against Port Expansion to oppose Port Metro Vancouver's plans to significantly expand their container port in Delta, B.C.
Environment | Canada massively fails to meet Copenhagen targets, calls it 'progress' | Oct 30 2013 | Stephen Leahy | Canada's obvious duplicity on the climate file is widely known at international levels. Will Canadians continue to allow government ministers to say '1+1 = 5'?
Environment | Feminism | Episode 149: Let's face it, we're scared | Oct 30 2013 | Matthew Adams, Meagan Perry | Halloween is a time where we can, with good friends around, face some of our fears. In this episode we will hear some scary stuff. Don't worry though, we haven't forgotten the treat.
photo: flickr/my_new_wintercoat
Indigenous Rights | Culture not prison: Seeking to provide an urban healing lodge for incarcerated Indigenous women | Oct 30 2013 | Martha Troian | Indigenous women are incarcerated at increasingly high levels in Canada and are not offered a transition or enough options to address their needs. So, TASSC wants to build an urban healing lodge.