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Mar 12 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Pauline Marois' Parti Québecois has recruited union-busting Quebecor media boss Pierre Karl Péladeau as a star candidate. What's wrong with this picture?
Mar 12 2014 | Tania Ehret | Fun-loving Vancouver dodgeball fans and community builders alike, come out to play! If you haven't heard of the Double Rainbow Dodgeball league, read on.
Alison Redford March 11 LRT Announcement
Mar 12 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | PC strategists will be trying to spin yesterday's $600-million LRT financing announcement into a victory for Alberta's premier instead of Edmonton's steadfast young mayor.
Mar 12 2014 | Steffanie Pinch | The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is a radical union that has learned how to organize for sustained success. Activists can use these lessons to save Canada Post!
Mar 12 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | Olivia Chow is resigning from Parliament and running for Mayor of Toronto. Karl Nerenberg writes about the effect her departure will have on Parliament, and Canada.
Mar 12 2014 | Adrienne Silnicki | If we're going to convince the provinces and territories to strengthen public health care, we have to stop the federal government from abandoning their responsibilities and underfunding health care.
Image: facebook/NON à Pierre-Karl Péladeau en Politique
Mar 12 2014 | Nora Loreto | Second update from the campaign trail in Québec: The sovereigntist owner of Québecor, Pierre Karl Péladeau, has declared his candidacy for the Parti Québecois.
Mar 12 2014 | Roger Annis | Quebec's minority Parti Québécois government launched the election campaign with a one-two right-wing punch.
Photo: flickr/www.GlynLowe.com
Mar 12 2014 | Rising Tide | Rising Tide stands in solidarity with container truckers striking against Port Metro Vancouver and their efforts to exploit workers and suppress protests.
Mar 11 2014 | Redeye Collective | The Nakwaxda'xw and Gwa'sala people were forcibly removed from their homelands in 1964. Now a new film by Lisa Jackson tells the story of their dislocation and of their fight to return.
Mar 11 2014 | The F Word | Ariana Barer speaks with Caity Goerke about her recent blog post published on the F Word site called, "What do Her and The Social Network have in common? A lot about him."
Photo: FraserElliot/flickr
Mar 11 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Last week, Emera -- the parent company of Nova Scotia Power, the once-over-lightly regulated, essentially-a-monopoly utility -- announced its annual orgy of buck-passing to its top executives.
Photo: Paul VanDerWerf/flickr
Mar 11 2014 | Duncan Cameron | The 33-day campaign until Quebec election day on April 7 kicked off last week. Here are the top surprises so far.
Stephen Mandel
Mar 11 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | If the reputed Progressive Conservative caucus rebels are going to rebel against Premier Alison Redford, they need to do so quickly or forget it.
Mar 11 2014 | John Bonnar | UVic nursing researcher and report co-author Dr. Bernie Pauly said, "All of the MAP participants successfully maintained their housing and had improved health outcomes."
Mar 11 2014 | Stuart Trew | I'm here in Brussels this week for a transatlantic NGO strategy session on the EU trade deals with the United States and Canada.
Photo: flickr/howlmontreal
Mar 11 2014 | rabble staff | Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, the Maple Spring's most recognizable face, offers a straight-forward account about how the student strike felt from the inside.
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Mar 11 2014 | Geoffrey Stevens | The Senate scandal is bound to rebound before the election, revealing that Harper's PMO need to control everything.
Photo: Unifor
Mar 11 2014 | H.G. Watson | They've never unionized before. Can Unifor organize Toyota? This is Unifor's first high-profile test of organizing strength and they'll need to overcome 30 years of stigma in order to be successful.
Photo: flickr/Renegade98
Mar 11 2014 | various | Greenpeace has given its voice in support of a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada in the form of an open letter to Stephen Harper.