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Jul 8 2014 | Redeye Collective | Groundswell offers youth an alternative to mainstream business education that aims to build a network of enterprises that cooperate rather than compete.
Jul 8 2014 | Michael Butler | It's clear federal and provincial governments are not interested in protecting the environment and its pollinators. It is the local "fight backs" where change is occurring.
Jul 8 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The Invisible Men project Canada just launched a tumblr compiling comments from the boards where men "review" the women they buy sex from. Warning: the comments are disturbing and graphic.
Joe Anglin
Jul 7 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Having been dumped as candidate in his own riding by members of his own party, Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin is considering his options. Is the Alberta Party in his future?
Jul 7 2014 | Jesse McLaren | Two years of mobilizing have won a Federal Court decision, but continued mobilizing will be necessary to reverse the cuts
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Jul 7 2014 | Colin Anderson | The growing popular interest in local, sustainable food is prompting Manitoba to take a second look at supporting local food systems to improve economy, health and food security.
Adam Vaughan won the Toronto by-election
Jul 7 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | Exceptionally low voter turnout in the recent four byelections masked doubled vote percentage for the Liberals.
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Jul 7 2014 | Gerry Caplan | A strange case of amnesia has afflicted the provincial political parties in Ontario. Some attribute the malady to a common virus for which there is no known antidote: acute political opportunism.
Jul 7 2014 | Mel Watkins | Watching World Cup soccer on TV and reading about the First World War on the occasion of its centenary, keeps this ancient blogger on his learning curve.
Jul 7 2014 | Ramsey Hart | On June 26 the Supreme Court of Canada released a much anticipated decision in Tsilhqot'in Nation v. B.C. The core issue in the case is the extent and nature of Aboriginal title to lands.
Photo: Flickr/Colin J. McMechan
Jul 7 2014 | Christina Gray | The Tsilhqot'in decision is going to change the way the courts look at Crown lands and Land Claims. In this article Christina Gray sets out what we can expect and why.
Jul 7 2014 | David Christopher, Steve Anderson | The government has mismanaged the privacy rights of Canadians and it's time for a new approach.
Jul 7 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Last week, Guatemalan authorities informed two Peace Brigades International (PBI) volunteers who had witnessed a violent eviction that their temporary residence permits were cancelled.
Photo: flickr/Caelie_Frampton
Jul 7 2014 | Michael Geist | While other trade agreements occupy a prominent place in the government's accomplishment list, the Trans-Pacific Partnership remains largely hidden from view. Why?
Mike Allen
Jul 7 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | A Progressive Conservative Alberta MLA arrested a year ago in a prostitution sting in the United States has been welcomed back into the government caucus.
Jul 7 2014 | The F Word | The F Word speaks to members of Polymer Dance -- a Vancouver-based contemporary dance performing group and class about public space, accessibility in movement and the democratization of dance.
Jul 7 2014 | Victoria Fenner | The sounds, music and voices of's book launch at Parliament Pub in Ottawa, June 17, 2014.
Jul 6 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If a week is a long time in politics, the more than four weeks until the Alberta PCs actually chose a leader are practically an eternity.
Jul 6 2014 | David Swanson | Former porn star Jessica Mendes aka Jessie Rogers shares stories that shine some light into what the porn industry is really like.
Dr. Cheryl Greenberg
Jul 6 2014 | Dave Kattenburg | Winnipeg physician Cheryl Greenberg sees herself as an advocate for patients suffering from conditions that defy definition.