Jan 24
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario Photography
Former Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne will be one of the speakers who will tackle the topic of women and power, focusing on how personal and political roles intersect.
Jan 23
Image: Nikos Koutoulas/Flickr
There's no real discount on Canadian product, nor are other countries clamouring for our bitumen. The lower price is because it’s costly to extract, process and must be diluted before shipping.
Jan 22
Photo: Penney Kome
In advance of provincial and federal elections, Canada's director of general military strategic communications is warning that Canadians should be alert for attempts to influence the electorate.
Jan 22
Image: Facebook
The CTF has been disproportionately influential in Canadian political discourse because the mainstream media treats its pronouncements as if they were credible. Will a $6,000 fine change that?
Jan 21
Photo: Kim Elliott/rabble.ca
Veteran NDP MP Svend Robinson marked his return to Canadian politics Saturday, taking the nomination to run in B.C. riding in next federal election.
Jan 18
Canada's NDP/Flickr
With polls now showing Singh ahead in by-election race, he still has to position the NDP as distinctive alternative to the Liberals.
Jan 17
Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jumped on buying an aging, climate-destroying pipeline, but has shrugged and shown no interest in using taxpayer dollars to create a Canadian-owned automaker.
Jan 17
Photo: Council of Canadians
The fight against the Coastal GasLink pipeline is not over, and Council of Canadians chapters continue to stand in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en.
Jan 16
Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr
The most effective method would be to find a way to end the extradition proceedings against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
Jan 15
Photo: proacguy1/Flickr
How to deal with climate change, could take a back seat to an ugly debate that seems to be emerging – that of race and migrants.
Jan 14
Photo: Laura Lynn Tyler Thompson/Facebook
Maxime Bernier’s choice of an anti-LGBTQ activist to run against NDP leader Jagmeet Singh in Burnaby South is being viewed as having a wide range of implications.
Jan 11
Jamie Milkovich/Flickr
Members of the new federal Advisory Committee on Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy all have personal experience of poverty, and they are working to build resilient communities across the country.
Jan 10
Brandon Anderson/Flickr
There is no formal process to record incidents of police-involved deaths of civilians in Canada. Much of the information surrounding these events is never reported. The public needs to know more.
Jan 7
The five united clans of the Wet'suwet'en have called for a solidarity day of action against the Trudeau government and the RCMP on Tuesday January 8.
Jan 7
The five united clans of the Wet'suwet'en have called for a solidarity day of action against the Trudeau government and the RCMP on Tuesday January 8.
Jan 4
Photo: Presidencia de la República Mexicana/Wikimedia Commons
As Canada heads into a federal election year, the Trudeau government has the opportunity to show moral conviction in global politics by supporting peace and democracy abroad.
Jan 3
Stephanie McLean/Facebook
Stephanie McLean played a historic role as the first Alberta MLA to give birth while in office. Her son was born on February 12, 2016.
Jan 2
Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/Flickr
If Canada is to remain at the forefront of innovation and freedom, we need a robust net neutrality framework that doesn't benefit those with deep pockets and vested interests.
Dec 31
Mars didn't invade Alberta, but orphan wells could end up being bigger than Orson Wells! We need a Green New Deal … or at least a sales tax! Don't hold your breath for either.
Dec 30
Image: Lorie Shaull/Flickr
Trump's presidency represents a clear and present danger to Canada, and his disastrous policies have particularly devastating impacts on sovereign Indigenous nations across Turtle Island.
Dec 28
Image: David Climenhaga
MLA asks Elections Alberta to investigate claim Jason Kenney's UCP leadership campaign 'deliberately hid' donation. Derek Fildebrandt made the accusation in news release.
Dec 24
Photo: Catholic Diocese of Saginaw/Flickr
Although Canada was the first country to label the Myanmar crisis a genocide, the Trudeau government’s actions to help the persecuted Rohingya people receive a C grade, says a panel of experts.
Dec 23
This year, we stood in solidarity with activists organizing against hate. Check out the Activist Toolkit's favourite fights of 2018.
Dec 21
Alex Indigo/Flickr
Homelessness has reached post-apocalyptic levels in the absence of a national housing program.
Dec 20
Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
The Ford government's decision to revert back to the 1998 curriculum has produced considerable backlash from educators, parents, and students -- and has also triggered four separate legal challenges.
Dec 19
Photo: Justin Trudeau/Flickr
With what’s being characterized as misplaced aid to Alberta’s oil patch and Via Rail’s decision to buy railcars from Germany, Liberals show how politically fraught world of industrial strategy can be.
Dec 18
Photo: Campaign Against Arms Trade/Flickr/cc
Canadian rifle and ammunition sales to Saudi Arabia in 2018 is about to hit an all-time record, beating out previous records set in 2017 and 2016 – the same period of the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Dec 17
Emissions from stacks in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the hub of Canada’s carbon-intense tar sands industry. KRIS KRUG/FLICKR
As the United Nations climate conference in Poland comes to a close, Canada fails to increase its ambition to address climate breakdown.
Dec 14
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The Canadian Yellow Vest movement targets the carbon tax and "illegal" immigration, rather than reflecting the anti-austerity demands resonating in France.
Dec 13
Photo: flickr/ Dennis S. Hurd
As Bill C-76 was given Senate approval, progressive groups applauded. The law rolls back the most odious provisions of the Harper government’s Fair Elections Act that encouraged voter suppression.

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