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Civil Liberties Watch | Environment | Indigenous Rights | Surveillance of social movement groups increases under Harper government | Oct 29 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians is concerned by the increasing pattern of surveillance under the Harper government of social movement groups, including our own organization.
Photo: flickr/Devon Buchanan
Civil Liberties Watch | Feminism | Media Matters | Talking about the Jian Ghomeshi allegations? Six ways to discuss sexual assault with survivors in mind | Oct 29 2014 | Jodie Layne | Talking about Jian Ghomeshi? Here are some ways to talk about sexual assault allegations and be sensitive to the fact that many people are survivors of sexual assault.
Photo: Vianney (Sam) Carriere/flickr
Economy | Politics in Canada | Good first steps, but further poverty reduction efforts needed in Manitoba | Oct 29 2014 | Kirsten Bernas | There is some good news in the Province's recently released second annual All Aboard report, which tracks poverty and social exclusion in Manitoba. However, it's clear that much more needs to be done.
Economy | Labour | Is Big Oil a big job creator? | Oct 29 2014 | Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | By manipulating the numbers, the oil industry is trying to put a positive spin on a non-story. If there's a benefit to the Canadian economy from the oil sands, you won't find it in the job market.
Image: Tobias Klenze / Public Domain
Education | UBC students are starting a revolution. It's time you learned about it. | Oct 29 2014 | Alex Mierke-Zatwarnicki | UBC students just made quorum at a general assembly for the first time in 40 years -- to protest the massive tuition and residence hikes introduced by the administration with virtually no warning.
Feminism | Political Action | Politics in Canada | Join Niki Ashton for the Women's Forum 2014 | Oct 29 2014 | Niki Ashton | The Women's Forum 2014 will be hosted tomorrow October 30. Can't make it? No problem! Join us online!
Feminism | Fifth woman comes forward with allegations against Jian Ghomeshi | Oct 29 2014 | Meghan Murphy | As it Happens spoke with a woman on the CBC today about her experience with Ghomeshi, who she claims punched her repeatedly in the head.
Food & Health | Politics in Canada | Tell Ontario to ban medical tourism | Oct 29 2014 | Michael Butler | This morning, numerous health organizations across Ontario called on the provincial government to ban medical tourism
Indigenous Rights | The Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations | Oct 29 2014 | Redeye Collective | When the waters of Shoal Lake were diverted to provide drinking water for the city of Winnipeg, the community of Shoal Lake 40 became an island, cut off from services and transportation.
LGBTIQ | World | Sodom: Review of a Russian Anti-Gay Documentary | Oct 29 2014 | Mercedes Allen | Peter LaBarbera returns to Canada, and his copy of Sodom, the Russian anti-LGBT documentary, is seized. I review it, and yes, it is triggery.
Photo: Xiaozhuli/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | Ottawa shooting: Putting security before liberty | Oct 28 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The never-ending war on terror launched by an American president has inspired the Conservatives and their supporters. That way lies fear as the source of public policy decisions.
Photo: flickr/2010 Legal Observers
Civil Liberties Watch | Politics in Canada | US Politics | No safe haven: Canada's 'managed migration' | Oct 28 2014 | Harsha Walia | Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.
Photo: Tony Webster/flickr
Civil Liberties Watch | Media Matters | Politics in Canada | Journalism and the Ottawa shooting: We need to remain calm and Canadian | Oct 28 2014 | Stephen Kimber | In the wake of the events in Ottawa, we can't give in to the everything-is-changed-forever-and-we-must-change-everything-forever hysteria. We need to remain calm and Canadian.
Image: Flickr/Mehr Demokratie
Economy | Politics in Canada | Canada stands to lose plenty in European free trade deal | Oct 28 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Thank heavens Germany finally blew the whistle on this CETA scam, says Gerry Caplan.
Economy | TPP: Near the finish line or still stuck in the pit? | Oct 28 2014 | Scott Harris | The longer talks on the TPP stretch on, the more pressure there is to show some progress and to ultimately seal the deal. The question remains what countries like Canada will be willing to sacrifice.