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?
Today, Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced an overhaul to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program including: lifting the ban on hiring Temporary Foreign Workers at fast-food restaurants, increasing application fees for employers who want to hire TFWs, and limiting the number of low-wage TFWs who can be hired by an employer.
What do you think of the changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program?
On Wednesday, Peter MacKay tabled the Conservatives' new sex work legislation, The Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, which criminalizes the purchase of sex, the communication for the purpose of selling sex, the gain in material benefit from sex work and advertising sexual services.
What do you think about Peter MacKay's proposed sex work law?
This week, the Ontario Court of Appeal is hearing an appeal concerning the right to housing.
Does the right to housing belong in Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
The Fair Elections Act passed third reading in the House of Commons and is on its way to the Conservative-dominated Senate.
What should progressives do now about the Fair Elections Act?
After the resignation of Shawn Atleo, the Harper government has decided that it will put consideration of Bill C-33 First Nation Control of First Nation Education Act on hold until the AFN clarifies their position.
What do you think about the decision to put the First Nations Education Act on hold?