rabble.ca would like to welcome the wonderful and prolific Brent Patterson to its blog section. As former Political Director for the Council of Canadians Brent tirelessly worked with Council chapter activists to promote social and environmental justice and now, with that body of experience and activism, he's with us!
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Charged with several sex crimes, a Hamilton police officer has been suspended with pay.
34 year old constable Adam Martini, is facing six counts of sexual assault, two of assault level one and one of voyeurism.
Martini had been recently hired onto the police service just four months prior. The alleged sexual assaults were to have occured between 2012 and 2013.
China, as the world’s largest vehicle market -- 28.9M in vehicle sales in China in 2017 compared to 17.2M in the US -- is defining an aggressive pace for global automakers to make the transition to electric vehicles with its sales/credit quota system on the minimum percentage of each manufacturer’s sales that must be New Energy Vehicles (NEV) (electric, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles). These quotas begin with
A study from the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy published in January reports that our federal government and the four largest provinces spend $29 billion a year subsidizing business firms.
Check out Karl Nerenberg's new series Looking Forward Looking Back. Part 1 takes a look at, among other things, the Quebec referendum, Meech Lake and all the key political players. I was in high school when all this was happening. In retrospect, it was a pretty exciting time.
Canada enters the world of international trade deals.
A must read for anyone concerned about ongoing and unabated Islamophobia:
David Climenhaga shares some valuable insights on Tim Hortons and the raise in Ontario's minimum wage:
Hey folks, today is your last day to vote for one of three finalists for the Jack Layton Fellowship. Here's where you go:
Murray Dobbin has a piece here at rabble.ca