Dec 10
By recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the U.S. further isolates itself, as it becomes the only country in the world to do so.
Dec 8
Photo: Mike Sayfang/Flickr
The Parliamentary Budget Officer warns the funds budgeted for water infrastructure and maintenance in First Nations communities is inadequate to the need -- and to the government's own commitments.
Dec 8
Apologies are not monetary gifts or hollow words offered by teary politicians. They are gestures that define our history as a country and restorre faith in institutions.
Dec 7
Photo: UNWFP Nuturition Program. Rwanda/Flickr
Every year the UN’s population agency reports on the world’s population. This year’s report focuses on the connection between poverty and lack of access to reproductive services.
Dec 6
Photo: L'École Polytechnique
Remembering the killings at L'École Polytechnique at a time of renewed mobilization to fight violence against women.
Dec 5
Die-in Bourke Street Mall in Melbourne on Sunday April 5, 2009. Photo: Takver/Flickr
While Parliament honours the anti-nuclear campaign, the Trudeau government refuses to join the effort of more than 120 countries to ban nuclear weapons. Critics wonder why.
Dec 3
This week's Torstar-Postmedia deal and Globe and Mail redesign both show that newspapers will do anything to put profits ahead of readers.
Dec 1
The Isle of Shady, a pop-up tax haven set up by the Enough Food For Everyone IF campaign. Photo: Enough Food IF/flickr
The revelations of the Paradise Papers and the earlier Panama Papers demonstrate just one dimension, tax evasion, of an obvious truth: corporations have become the greatest threat to the planet.
Nov 30
Quebec City police said 44 people had been arrested as a result of the demonstration. Photo: Brian Lapuz/The Link
Dozens of counter-protesters arrested in Quebec City face-off
Nov 29
Mohamed Harkat at the Supreme Court of Canada. Photo: International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group/Facebook
The Ottawa resident has never subjected to examination either in an open court or a closed session. He was in court in mid-November seeking relaxed conditions and now wait for a verdict.
Nov 28
From 'Marco’s Oriental Noodles'. Image:
Interview with 'Marco’s Oriental Noodles' filmmaker Howie Shia on how using a story to show cultural appropriation through food
Nov 27
It's out of control within Canada and also internationally, thanks to neoliberalism and capitalism.
Nov 26
Image: Flickr/49889874@N05
A heated trailer at Moss Park will get harm reduction workers and those they help out of the cold this winter.
Nov 24
Dawn at Lapa Rios on the south end of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Photo: joiseyshowaa/Flickr
The happiest countries in the world are not necessarily the richest, but those with truly democratic governments.
Nov 23
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
How Notley aims to steer Alberta’s New Democrats to victory in 2019
Nov 22
College faculty have voted to reject the Council's forced contract offer by 86% in a historic vote on November 16. Photo: OPSEU/Twitter
Concerns about Ontario college system continue as government orders faculty back to work
Nov 21
Farmers called on ASEAN Summit leaders to adopt the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in the Rural Areas on November 12, 2017. Photo: @via_campesina/Twitter
Global small farmer movement La Via Campesina has released a report on food sovereignty and food production problems around the world.
Nov 20
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh was handed orange roses by a supporter while visiting Toronto on Oct. 13. Photo: @thejagmeetsingh/Twitter
Almost out of the gate, Jagmeet Singh faced aggressive questions on Quebec and Air India. He might consider working on more carefully crafted and nuanced answers.
Nov 19
Conventional soldiers "keeping the peace" could be as fatuous as the obscene "war to end all wars" was. But apparently most Canadians like the idea of peacekeeping -- who wouldn't?
Nov 17
U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis with Saudi Arabia's leader Mohammad bin Salman in March, 2017. Photo: U.S. Department of Defense/Flickr
Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia’s new absolute ruler Mohammad bin Salman are creating a world of uncertainty
Nov 16
In 1992, concerned scientists described a series of danger signs for the planet, including loss of species, deforestation and climate change. Twenty-five years later, their new warning shows that all
Nov 14
Canadian minister of infrastructure and communities, Amarjeet Sohi. Photo: Rosemary Frei
Government silent on how much of the $180 billion slated for infrastructure projects over the next 12 years will come from private investors
Nov 14
Government silent on how much of the $180 billion slated for infrastructure projects over the next 12 years will come from private investors
Nov 13
Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem before a game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on October 15, 2017, in Landover, Maryland. Photo: Keith Allison
In sports and teaching, brave individuals are opening up what it means to stand up (or kneel down) for others
Nov 12
Report on October 26 public meeting in Vancouver with singer/songwriter Roger Waters, organized by Independent Jewish Voices-Vancouver and local Palestine solidarity groups
Nov 11
Canadians advancing through German wire entanglements, Vimy Ridge, April 1917. Canada. Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada, PA-001029
This Remembrance Day there is special emphasis on World War I. Lest we forget, that war was not only brutal and deadly, it was also, in many ways, unnecessary and unjust
Nov 10
Secreting wealth in tax havens deprives Canadian governments of massive amounts of tax revenue every year
Nov 8
Montreal's new mayor Valérie Plante at an event in 2015. Photo: Ville de Montréal
Plante is a progressive step away from paternalistic, autocratic municipal governance
Nov 7
Photo: Alex Guibord/Flickr
The Treasury Board is considering the impact of Supreme Court of Canada decision
Nov 6
Generation Nutrition program for Canadian schools. Photo: Action Against Hunger
Policymakers must make it easier to educate children and families as the government finalizes this country's first national food policy