Nov 10
Police should not spy on journalists. But they should not spy on anyone, either.
Nov 9
Photo: Gage Skidmore/flickr
The outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a major disappointment to the many people around the world looking forward to celebrating a woman elected U.S. president.
Nov 8
Toronto during the 2010 G20 Summit
It is clear that our national security apparatus equates political opposition to resource extraction and settler-colonial expansion with extremist views that threaten public safety and security.
Nov 7
Zaatari refugee camp. Flickr/Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Stephanie Rickard-Chadda talks about her community's experience with privately sponsoring a Syrian refugee family and supporting another government-sponsored family.
Nov 4
Image: Flickr/dvs
A new report reveals that out of over 4,000 students surveyed from five universities across Canada, a surprising 39 per cent are food insecure.
Nov 3
Image: Flickr/Kat Northern Lights Man
This may be a case of "anti-Islamophobia motion meets Islamophobic media."
Nov 2
Image: CPAC
Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered his Fall Economic Statement on Tuesday with some new commitments to private investment in public infrastructure.
Nov 1
TD, Scotiabank and RBC are providing hundreds of millions in financing both directly and indirectly to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Enbridge also owns a 28 per cent stake in the project.
Oct 31
Photo: SriMesh/Wikimedia Commons
At a time when more and more attention is being paid to off-shore tax havens and the billions we lose to them, Canada needs to make an example of this irresponsible corporate "citizen."
Oct 28
Photo: Courtesy Planet in Focus
Phillip Morgan sits down with renowned scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster David Suzuki to discuss some of the challenges plaguing environmentalism in Canada today.
Oct 27
Photo by Ossie Michelin
Protesters at Muskrat Falls are demanding that Nalcor Energy clear away vegetation and the surface soil layer from the area to be flooded in order to reduce poisoning by methyl mercury.
Oct 26
Images: Flickr/GLOBAL 2000
CETA between Canada and the EU is on life support. Media wrongly call the resisting Belgian region tiny, while everybody has forgotten the Roma, whom Canada has massively deported.
Oct 25
Image: Ello/@MrKeating
Minister Ralph Goodale has shown no sign of turning his promised reforms into action -- leading detainees to the third hunger strike this year and second in less than four months.
Oct 24
While the PM has not said he is ditching his electoral reform promise, he has taken a big step back from it. But is the voting system a matter about which the public is blissfully indifferent?
Oct 21
Photo of Amy Goodman by Aditya Ganapathiraju/flickr
Attempts to criminalize nonviolent land and water defenders, humiliate them and arrest journalists should not pave the way for the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Oct 20
29th Annual Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers responsible for
Bill C-237 would offer financial incentives to ensure gender parity during elections. Unfortunately, it will be voted down by the Liberal government.
Oct 19
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Unless Trudeau's rhetoric turns into reality, the Liberals will usher in an era of record-breaking temperatures and extreme weather events that will make even last summer look mild.
Oct 18
Finally, a call for the mainstream press to take a broader approach to analysing Trump's sexual abuse history.
Oct 17
Flickr/Kent Lins
Micheal Vonn of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it’s imperative for Canadians to participate if they have concerns about the new security powers brought in under Bill C-51.
Oct 14
University of Toronto Scarborugh campus. Flickr/Loozrboy
If you ask universities themselves, Canadian campuses are fertile settings for diversity and marginalized people. The problem is the students don't agree.
Oct 13
Wendy Goldsmith was on one of the women's boats to Gaza. Her boat didn't make it out of Sicily, but they remained in contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva up until it was boarded and kidnapped.
Oct 12
Photo Vancouver International  Film Festival
Obomsawin's documentry, featured at the Vancouver International Film Festival, highlights the lack of services for Indigenous children living on reserves.
Oct 11
Image: Flikr/DonkeyHotey
As ungentlemanly as it may seem, Canadian political parties that ignore U.S. trends in campaign strategy do so at their own peril.
Oct 10
In October 1998, the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee declared homelessness a national disaster. Eighteen years is a long time to wait for a national housing program.
Oct 7
People need to know how social media platforms can evoke the power of code and algorithms to shape entire populations. It's a rough battle.
Oct 6
The 12th annual Calgary Sisters in Spirit vigil drew about 500 participants to a mid-day mid-week march and demonstration downtown.
Oct 5
The inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls is long overdue and is testament to the leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.
Oct 4
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For nearly seven years, Toronto Pig Save has been building a movement to create a non-violent vegan world and standing for animals in need and a planet in distress.
Sep 30
Image: Flickr/Peoples' Social Forum (Ben Powless)
Many Canadians continue to believe that Canada is immune to issues of water scarcity. Maude Barlow and Sarah Harmer debunk that myth.
Sep 29
Photo: taylorandayumi/flickr
This dependence on commodities continues to shape Canada's body politic -- and for our new government, it will continue to confound attempts to heal relations with First Nations.

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