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Jun 22 2016 | Wayne MacPhail | Last week was a week of media data porn, with the release of studies on media and media consumer behaviour. Unfortunately for the news business, the news is not good.
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Jun 22 2016 | Matthew Behrens | In a reminder that the warfare state is never affected by who gets elected in Canada, the Trudeau Liberals are about to embark on a militaristic spending spree that will draw no opposition.
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Jun 22 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Grassy Narrows continues to demand government action after a recent Toronto Star investigation revealed a former mill worker's confession to having dumped at least 50 barrels of mercury.
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Jun 22 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.
Jun 22 2016 | rabble staff | Yesterday a Toronto Star investigation revealed a possible mercury dumping ground near Grassy Narrows.
Jun 22 2016 | rabble staff | Bell Canada's $4 billion bid for Manitoba Telecom (MTS) comes at a time when our media landscape is exceedingly concentrated. Read this and you'll agree that we need more independent media in Canada.
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Jun 22 2016 | Abby Karos | "Quietly, in the background, teens are dropping like flies."
Jun 22 2016 | various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.
Jun 22 2016 | Scott Neigh | Jen Kuhl and Edith Machattie talk about the work of the B.C. Health Coalition and about a grave legal threat to public health care.
Jun 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | Karen Sawatsky says there are over 1,000 entire units being used exclusively for short term rentals in Vancouver and that this is contributing to the city’s rental housing crisis.
Jun 22 2016 | Redeye Collective | Crab Park has a beach, acres of green space and a stunning view of the North Shore mountains. That view is threatened by Port of Vancouver plans for expansion to the Centerm container terminal.
Jun 22 2016 | Humberto DaSilva | LGBTQI hate is the point at which American Christian fundamentalists and Islamic extremists find their common ground.
Jun 21 2016 | Marie Aspiazu | VPD admitted it doesn't have the device, but recent revelations on RCMP use of Stingrays raise doubts on whether these devices have been used by other law enforcement agencies.
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Jun 21 2016 | Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government has done what the Harper Conservatives said couldn't be done. It has negotiated a deal with the provinces to raise CPP contributions and enrich pension payouts.
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Jun 21 2016 | Lois Ross | Canadian farmers are contending with increasingly strict commercial rights on the seeds they buy. And there are fewer options in the public domain. These issues have led to calls for policy change.
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Jun 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | Improvement of the CPP is not "a solution in search of a problem." It's a solution to a very real, very urgent problem affecting a very large number of Canadians.
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Jun 21 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | B.C. universities are the latest to receive legislation regarding campus sexual assault policies. Here are some reflections on my experience as a survivor helping to create change.
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Jun 21 2016 | Sophia Reuss | Elizabeth May spoke with rabble about proportional representation, our "perverse" first-past-the-post voting system, and what to expect from the electoral reform committee over the summer.
Circle Dance at Mass KAIROS Blanket Exercise in Edmonton
Jun 21 2016 | Shannon Neufeldt | On National Aboriginal Day, we encourage you to sign the petition, urging your province to fully implement TRC Call 62.i.
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Jun 21 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.