This week we've featured several articles on the debate about the Keystone XL pipeline, a mega-project on which the U.S. administration of Barack Obama is set to decide in the near future.
Opponents of the pipeline have made the case that Keystone XL would be disastrous for the environment, and that it would be harmful to workers. Meanwhile, the Canadian government has been an aggressive proponent of the pipeline, mounting a concerted lobbying campaign.
We want to know how you think this will play out: will Obama approve Keystone XL?
Monday, February 18 is Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. Today, rabble.ca published an editorial making the case for a national holiday in honour of Louis Riel. June Scudeler argues that an Indigenous Unity Day is more suitable. What do you think?
Canada has joined another foreign military intervention. This time in the West African country of Mali, where at least 11 civilians were killed in French bombing raids that began over the weekend.
Harper was forced to disclose the details of Canada's involvement yesterday, because of a tweet by the president of Mali. No, seriously.
Based on what you know, do you support Canada sending military support to the intervention in Mali?
You can read more about Mali here.
Stephen Harper has agreed to hold a meeting with some First Nations leaders, coordinated by the Assembly of First Nations, on January 11. What do you think the Idle No More movement's response should be to this planned meeting?
Accused killer Luka Rocco Magnotta has been voted Canada's 2012 "Newsmaker of the Year" in the annual poll of some of the country's media by The Canadian Press. rabble.ca did not get a vote, and we don't think much of this choice, so we're looking for your opinion about the people and movements that made news and changed the world in 2012.
Who do you think was the real 'newsmaker of the year' in 2012?