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Close to 200 people rallied Tuesday in downtown Vancouver.
Nov 27 2012 | rabble staff | Close to 200 people rallied Tuesday in downtown Vancouver against the proposed Pacific Trails Pipeline. (Photo: Zack Embree)
Victoria Green candidate Donald Galloway finished a close second in Victoria. (P
Nov 27 2012 | Duncan Cameron | Local candidates matter in by-elections. In general elections, the party leaders command the stage, with local candidates drawing less attention than leadership personalities, and policies.
Nov 27 2012 | Redeye Collective | Ali Abunimah is a Palestinian American journalist and co-founder of Electronic Intifada, a not-for-profit, independent online publication about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Joan Crockatt
Nov 27 2012 | David J. Climenhaga | If anything is clear from the opposition standpoint, it doesn’t hurt to have Justin Trudeau come out and campaign. Presumably this has been noted by the Tory slime machine.
Nov 27 2012 | Karl Nerenberg | C-31 gives the Minister of Immigration unilateral power to declare safe "Designated Countries of Origin." Refugee claimants from those countries would have an extremely rapid hearing process.
Nov 26 2012 | Justin Podur | Rebels, called the M23, have taken Goma, the main city of North Kivu, one of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s eastern provinces.
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Nov 26 2012 | Bill Henderson | There is a new report from Deloitte, Gaining ground in the oil sands 2013, asking Canadians to rally round the 'oilsands' as Canada's all-important economic engine for the next several decades.
Irene Lanzinger is Secretary-Treasurer of the BC Federation of Labour.
Nov 26 2012 | rabble staff | Irene Lanzinger is Secretary-Treasurer of the BC Federation of Labour, whose convention kicks off today. (Photo: BC Federation of Labour)
Nov 26 2012 | Derrick O'Keefe | Almost no one has serious hopes for a positive breakthrough at the annual UN climate talks that begin today in Doha, Qatar.
Nov 26 2012 | Gerry Caplan | Private member's bill C-398, introduced by NDP MP Hélène Laverdière and backed by tens of thousands of Canadians, will be voted upon in Parliament November 28.
Nov 26 2012 | Bertrand Schepper, Simon Tremblay-Pepin | CETA would address major issues affecting Québec's future, notably the conditions under which European businesses will be allowed to tender for supplier, service, and construction contracts.
Nov 26 2012 | Jesse McLaren | Ford’s imminent departure from office does show that the austerity agenda is vulnerable to pressure from below, and should give confidence to rank-and-file movements to keep organizing.
Nov 26 2012 | Michael Laxer | Regardless of any further legal decisions, it is impossible to see how this day does not mark Rob Ford's final political downfall.
Nov 26 2012 | Riaz Sayani-Mulji | Robert Allison of Independent Jewish Voices Canada explains why Israeli actions against the Palestinians are contrary to principles of Judaism and what needs to be done to create peace in the region.
Nov 26 2012 | Maher Arar | A lot has been said about Syria since the popular uprising started in March 2011. In what follows I present 10 myths that have been circulating since the very beginning.
Dalton McGuinty, Darrell Dexter, and Mark Carney
Nov 26 2012 | Christopher Majka | Energy was at the forefront of the Council of the Federation meetings. The premiers also want more control over immigration, and additional investment in higher education and labour force development.
Nov 26 2012 | Karl Nerenberg | Finance Minister Flaherty grew testy when asked about matters other than Carney's departure, especially the government's plans to balance the budget by 2015.
Nov 26 2012 | Nora Loreto | In the aftermath of Rob Ford's removal from office, how did systems of privilege and power help maintain Ford's position as mayor?
Wet’suwet’en land defenders blockade the Pacific Trails Pipeline.
Nov 26 2012 | David P. Ball | One week after Apache surveyors were evicted from Wet’suwet’en territory in B.C., allies across Canada take action tomorrow. The Left Coast Post reports.
Nov 26 2012 | Andrea Douglas, Cathi Bond, Greg Ioannou | Success! I rewrote the last two chapters of Night Town, and the editor Andrea Douglas is happy with it. There was much dancing with joy.