Politics in Canada

Feb 27, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Trudeau's dance of deception on Indigenous rights

Pamela Palmater
Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.
Feb 21, 2018
Protester in Vancouver. Image: William Chen/Wikimedia Commons

Of premiers and pipelines

David Taub Bancroft
Simply put: now is not the time to be building new pipelines.
Feb 16, 2018
Photo: Ottawa2018NDP.ca

Ottawa hosts annual NDP convention

Karl Nerenberg
The NDP meets in Ottawa this week with its two provincial governments squabbling and the party searching for a mission and an identity.
Feb 15, 2018
Image:  Wikipedia - Syncrude Mildred Lake Facility

NAFTA and Climate Change

Needs No Introduction
Gordon Laxer talks about NAFTA, the tar sands, and why a clause called The Proportionality Rule has always been bad for Canada. From a talk recorded in Vancouver on Tues. February 13, 2018.
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Black history month

Read about the controversy and history of Canada's Black History Month.


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