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Apr 30 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The still-new Minister of Canadian Heritage has launched an ambitious project to rethink all federal cultural policies and institutions. The consultation process is still in its infancy.
Ric McIver
Apr 30 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Anything can happen in politics, but it's hard to imagine that interim Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver isn't finished.
Apr 30 2016 | Cathy Crowe, Naheed Dosani | Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.
Apr 30 2016 | Krystalline Kraus | Just days before the occupation at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs (INAC) office in Toronto ended, photographer David Coombs took these photos.
Apr 29 2016 | rabble staff | On Saturday April 23, the Council of Mothers and their supporters ended their occupation of the Vancouver INAC office after federal ministers agreed to a meeting to discuss demands.
It Ain't Alberta Beef
Apr 29 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Boycotting a corporate restaurant chain may make you feel better, but it's not going to do anything to help small Alberta beef producers.
Photo: Parkdale libararians Miranda Huska and Portia Dodds in action
Apr 29 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | Library workers prepare for a looming strike deadline on Monday May 2 as key issues like job security and funding are negotiated this weekend. Teuila Fuatai spoke with two workers about the situation.
Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/flickr
Apr 29 2016 | Murray Dobbin | The decision to sign the Saudi arms deal speaks volumes about Trudeau's foreign policy, revealing a government with a progressive public face contradicted by a ruthless disregard for human rights.
Apr 29 2016 | Tom Graham | New labour legislation in Saskatchewan means employers can remove supervisors from their union.
Apr 29 2016 | Lenée Son | The Council of Mothers and its supporters have ended their occupation of INAC Vancouver after Carolyn Bennett and Mélanie Joly agreed to meet with the group and discuss their demands.
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Apr 29 2016 | Monia Mazigh | Immediately after the Brussels attacks, a Waterloo engineering student was arrested by the RCMP. It's not the first time the security establishment has taken advantage of a climate of fear.
Apr 29 2016 | Errol Salamon | Aspiring journalists are at risk of losing these opportunities to become better journalists as media companies continue to cut jobs in order to reduce organizational spending.
Apr 29 2016 | Sarah Beuhler | A new pilot project in B.C. aims to address the risks associated with work and raise awareness about young workers' rights in the workplace.
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Apr 29 2016 | Rick Salutin | The scariest signal yet sent by the Trudeau government was bringing English "deliverologist" Sir Michael Barber, to their Alberta cabinet retreat, to tell them how they're doing.
Image: Flickr/World Bank Photo Collection
Apr 29 2016 | Nick Fillmore | By withholding the truth about our government's almost certain inability to control future carbon emissions, our prime minister is guilty of downplaying the greatest threat ever to face Canada.
Image: Flickr/Jeremy hunsinger
Apr 29 2016 | Gary Engler | Capitalism is asking us to choose between jobs and the future livability of our planet. The good news is there is an alternative.
Apr 29 2016 | Piergiorgio Moro | Labour updates of workers' struggles in the Asia-Pacific region and interview with Dr. Kong on the fight to have safe workplaces in Samsung.
Apr 29 2016 | Redeye Collective | In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
Apr 28 2016 | Betsy Warland | New publisher Dagger Editions focuses on literature produced by and for queer woman. In this excerpt, Betsy Warland delves into a personal narrative of "a person of between."
Apr 28 2016 | Clarissa Fortin | Dagger Editions is a new imprint of Caitlin Press which publishes stories by and about queer women. Enjoy this Q&A with publisher Vici Johnstone.