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Dec 12, 2017
Photo: Twelve-year-old Timoci Naulusala of Fiji gave an impassioned speech to delegates at COP 23. Photo: @COP23/Twitter

Copping out at COP 23

David Bleakney
Avoidance and possibility in a burning world: our uncomfortable future demands that climate criminals not be enabled further while we carry our caps in hand with appeals to do the right thing.
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Nov 1, 2011

Intergenerational lessons for the Occupy movement

Emma Pullman and Judy Rebick
We have much to learn from each other. We don't have to choose old or new ways of thinking and doing: we can choose to create a fusion of both. We can forge an alloy stronger than its separate parts.
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Sep 8, 2011

The Manitoba election: Can Selinger take it?

Cy Gonick
In Canada, it's rare for a political party to win four consecutive majority governments. Heading to the polls on October 4, will Manitoba's New Democratic Party be one of those rare exceptions?
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May 13, 2011
Insite in Vancouver. Photo: Stephen Dyrgas/Flickr

The verdict is in: Insite saves lives

Peter Wrinch
Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite -- the most thoroughly studied health-care site in Canada's history; all studies point to it saving lives. Yet the feds continue to fight it in court.
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Apr 28, 2011
Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, and His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad at the opening inauguration of the Baitan Nur Mosque, considered the largest mosque in Canada in 2009. Photo: Itzafineday

Harper's cynical plays for the 'ethnic' vote

Bahija Réghaï
What kind of Canada we will wake up to on May 3rd? Will it be a RelSocCon free-market Canada or will Canadians reclaim the country they love -- one which celebrates what citizens share in common.
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Apr 22, 2011

It's strategic voting -- or Harper!

Kathleen O'Hara
If we want to defeat Harper and create a more progressive Canada, we have to go beyond partisan interests -- and vote strategically.
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Mar 24, 2011
The ' Anne Marie'  lies sunk on shore after being holed by debris in the Nechako Reservoir at Ootsa Lake, B.C. Fortunately, occupants were not injured.

Dams are a danger in British Columbia

Bob Harrington
For years, B.C. residents have criticized BC Hydro's single vision as it ignores less damaging power generation methods that would not destroy river valleys and kill thousands of animals.
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Mar 17, 2011

What Japan's nuclear crisis means for all of us

Tyler Bryant and Ian Hanington
As the Japan catastrophe shows, nuclear is far from a benign source of energy. The need to properly assess the impacts of our energy options and seek a sustainable future is more important than ever.

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