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Dec 19 2014 | Redeye Collective | Last month new provincial regulations were established to help reduce the incidents and severity of police dog bites. Pivot Legal has been gathering statistics on police dog injuries for some time.
Dec 19 2014 | Jessica Prupas | We need a more nuanced approach when talking about anxiety in an academic context.
Dec 19 2014 | Michael Laxer | Many police officers and departments across the country act as if they are above the law and answer to no one. When is anyone with any political power or authority going to do something about it?
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Dec 19 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The closed-door deal has to include cabinet posts for key Wildrosers or, to be blunt about it, they simply wouldn't have come across.
Dec 19 2014 | Amy Wood | The government boasts that CETA will benefit all Canadians. Generous projections aside, does the government even know how the agreement will affect Canadian men and women? The answer is "no."
Dec 19 2014 | Molly McCracken | The State of the Inner City Report is an annual research collaboration between the CCPA Manitoba and community organizations based in the inner city of Winnipeg. This year marks its 10th anniversary.
Photo: Justin Norman/flickr
Dec 19 2014 | Linda McQuaig | The shocking U.S. Senate report on torture leaves Canadians asking is our government has ever tortured, or used information from other countries who do.
Dec 19 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Enbridge Line 4 pipeline, a 796,000 barrels per day pipeline from Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin, has spilled 1,350 barrels of oil at a pumping station in Regina.
Photo by Climate Justice Montreal
Dec 19 2014 | Emma Lui | Communities are celebrating three victories against fracking this week. Quebec, New York and New Brunswick all rejected fracking after years of opposition from communities.
Dec 19 2014 | Roger Annis | Historic announcement in Washington and Havana on December 17 of shift in hostile U.S. policy towards Cuba.
Dec 19 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Last week, I started a series about the different ways sexism is impacting girls and women today and how feminism can be utilized to help them. This post is about cyber-misogyny.
Image: Flickr/aye_shamus
Dec 19 2014 | Anne Theriault | Dudebros have evolved and mutated in such complex ways that our current vocabulary is no longer bro-sufficient. Anne Thériault comes to our rescue.
Dec 19 2014 | Humberto DaSilva | Why are police forces expanding and militarizing while crime is at it's lowest in decades?
Photo: niXerKG/flickr
Dec 19 2014 | Naomi Klein | The reality of an economic order built on white supremacy is the whispered subtext of our entire response to the climate crisis, and it badly needs to be dragged into the light.
Photo: Tim Reckmann/flickr
Dec 19 2014 | Rick Salutin | The film "The Interview" represents the latest skirmish on the media front. Instead of hitting the other side with drones or economic blackmail, you settle things through duelling movies.
Dec 18 2014 | Amy Cohen, Elise Hjalmarson | Today is International Migrants Day. We need to reflect on Canada's current exclusionary immigration policy and demand changes.
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Dec 18 2014 | Bob Chandler | Here's a fun way to learn about how Internet anonymity tools like the Tor Project work!
Danielle Smith & Jim Prentice
Dec 18 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith has left a trail of devastation in her wake that suggests a lack of empathy for co-workers, rivals and now her own supporters.
José Tendetza
Dec 18 2014 | Jennifer Moore | José Tendetza did not have to die. The Canadian government was aware of the tensions that implicate a Vancouver-based mining corporation -- and could have acted.
Photo: GGAADD/flickr
Dec 18 2014 | Scott Harris | A new leak of U.S. proposals to the ongoing Trade In Services Agreement reveals that U.S. negotiators are seeking sweeping obligations that would lift restrictions on data storage and other rules.