The ongoing B.C. teachers' strike has left many wondering if students will be back in class on Tuesday, September 2. Though the B.C. government and B.C. teachers still seem on opposite sides, some parents are calling on both sides to end the action.
The teachers are asking for lower class sizes and improved class composition, as well as fair wages. The province says it cannot meet their demands.
What do you think should happen with the B.C. teachers' strike?
This week progressives from across the country have gathered in Ottawa for the Peoples' Social Forum. What do you think will be the biggest thing to emerge from this gathering (which by the way you can watch live at rabble.ca)?
This week Michael Sona was found guilty of participating in the robocall scheme, and the ruling stated that he did not act alone.
What do you think this will mean for the Conservative Party of Canada?
On Monday, billions of litres of waste water flooded into nearby lakes and rivers in the Caribou region of B.C. after a breach of a tailings pond, causing a drinking water ban, a state of emergency and one hell of an environmental disaster.
Who is responsible for the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond disaster?
Fifteen protesters occupied NDP Foreign Affairs critic Paul Dewar's office in Ottawa on Thursday demanding an end to what they call a "deafening silence" from the NDP on Israel's war on Gaza.
What do you think of this kind of action?
Kathleen Wynne wants to clear-cut an area more than half the size of Toronto in Grassy Narrows, an area already devastated by the tragedy of mercury poisoning. Grassy says No. The Supreme Court ruled that the province of Ontario has jurisdiction over the land, however.
So, what do you think of Grassy Narrows' Supreme Court ruling?
The recent surge in violence between Israel and Hamas has left many in Canada deeply upset, angry and frustrated. The violence directed at civilians on both sides is wrong, and should be condemned. However, the conflict remains lopsided as deaths in Gaza continue to rise.
How can Canadians work to end the current conflict in Gaza?
In the last six months, we've been busy. We've launched A LOT of special series delving into issues that matter to our readers. And, with the continued support from our readers, we look forward to launching many more!
Which original rabble series caught your eye?
Seems to us that there are a number of important rulings against the Federal government lately. A lot. Here are just a few:
What would you like to tell the Courts?
The CBC announced cuts on Thursday and a shift in its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, which will affect supper-hour news broadcasts and programs produced in-house, and will reduce up to 1,500 staff by 2020.
What do you think about the CBC cuts?