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Sep 23 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Ottawa is spending $13.4 million so its tax auditors can descend, locust-like, on charitable groups not in lockstep with the Harper government's worldview.
Sep 23 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Council of Canadians joined with more than 400,000 people participating in the People's Climate March. It sent a clear message about the need for action on the eve of a major climate summit.
Sep 23 2014 | Tracey Mitchell | One of the greatest strengths of the People's Climate March was having so many people working on so many aspects of the climate crisis, but putting their own twist on it.
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Sep 23 2014 | Janet Newbury | We have the capacity to strengthen our economy in ways that are equitable and sustainable. To do so, we must recognize the public sector as an asset to achieving social and economic well-being in B.C.
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Sep 23 2014 | Tracy Glynn | The official results for the New Brunswick election are in with the Liberals in a majority government and the surprising outcome of the Green party taking one seat!
Sep 23 2014 | OpenMedia | Government spying is getting pretty ridiculous. Speak up about the CSEC spying right now! Like, right now.
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Sep 23 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The Scottish independence referendum offered Canadians lessons on democracy and nationhood. Here are the top 10 takeaways for Canada.
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Sep 23 2014 | Ole Hendrickson | Climate change deniers may unwittingly do us a favour if they shift our thinking away from average weather, global warming and climate change to the broader concept of a high-energy world.
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Sep 23 2014 | Tracy Glynn | New Brunswick election results are in, and the Liberals have formed a majority government. But what were voters talking about and what issues were most important to them?
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Sep 23 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Band-Aid Schools announced for Calgary by Alberta Premier Jim Prentice yesterday can be bolted together quickly -- say, in time to be on display for the next general election.
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Sep 23 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | A Conservative private member's bill, C-585, would deny social assistance to a great many in the refugee process. It is a new piece of a needlessly cruel and nasty Harper government refugee policy.
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Sep 22 2014 | Tracey Mitchell | We are ready to boldly demand action from government and industry and to do what it takes to stop them in their tracks if they don't act.
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Sep 22 2014 | Murray Dobbin | Why is there no militancy today among working Canadians, why no sustained and focused solidarity or courage in facing powerful adversaries? The answer is rooted in an anxiety that defines our society.
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Sep 22 2014 | Ralph Surette | Nova Scotia is in a full-fledged wood-fibre panic -- which means decades of planning driven by citizen participation can go hang, along with ecological sensitivities.
Sep 22 2014 | Kevin Shimmin | Rajani Thiranagama was a social justice activist, medical doctor, feminist and scholar. This month will mark the 25th anniversary of Rajani's passing.
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Sep 22 2014 | Karl Flecker | Tony Clement recently tried to pass the blame on the disastrous Temporary Foreign Worker Program changes to the Liberals, forgetting that the Conservatives were responsible for most of it.
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Sep 22 2014 | Julie Gorecki | Women's organizations met at the People's Climate March and united under one message: "there will be no climate justice without gender justice."
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Sep 22 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | In a spectacular act of political plagiarism, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice seems to be walking away with the entire Wildrose policy book and there is little the opposition can do but gasp.
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Sep 22 2014 | Tracey Mitchell | After 25 years of inaction by government and industry, it is hard for people to continue to act, to continue to believe that climate justice is possible. This weekend, that may have changed.
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Sep 22 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | The Harper regime has been openly hostile to the environment, to those who research it and to those who advocate for it. Trudeau's Liberals are gun-shy, while NDPers and Greens are more serious.