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A caution sign reads "Pesticide spraying in progress. Proceed at own risk." Image credit: jetsandzeppelins/Flickr
Lois Ross | A Health Canada agency is proposing to increase the levels allowed by law of glyphosate (e.g., Roundup) permitted in Canadian food.
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Muskrat Falls development in 2015. Image: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | For over four years, Inuit and Innu water and land defenders were delivered a clear message through the barrel of a gun: you will be indefinitely jailed if you protect your traditional territories.
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Construction of the Keeyask dam. Image: Manitoba Hydro/Twitter
Matthew Behrens | Last summer, Manitoba Hydro began the flooding of 45 square kilometers of Cree lands at the massive Keeyask dam, which the energy utility solemnly acknowledges will result in ecological devastation.
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A portrait of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Havana's Plaza de la Revolución. Image: Franck Vervial/Flickr
Rick Salutin | "Haiti has become a baseball thrown between foreign diplomats" is a good choice of metaphor. Imperialism is the U.S. national pastime.
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Toronto police and security personnel are seen through an orange fence during the eviction. Image: Rafi Aaron/Used with permission
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's mayor John Tory continues to defy international public health guidelines to not evict encampments and employ a human rights approach.
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Elder Bill Jones called a community meeting to address increasing violence at the Fairy Creek blockade. Image: Fairy Creek Blockade/Rainforest Flying Squad/Used with permission
Rita Wong | The value in the forests does not lie only in how much profit the lumber itself turns, but primarily in the everlasting ecological value the old forests provide by nature.
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Billionaire Jeff Bezos gestures at a picture of a rocket. Image: NASA Kennedy/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Jeff Bezos' short odyssey cost an estimated $2.5 million per minute. Armando Alejo Hernandez's journey may have cost him much more.
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Study time at a Roman Catholic Indian Residential School, Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories. Image: Library Archives Canada/Flickr
Summer Mahmud, Rahul Varma | If schoolchildren were taught Canada's hidden history, they would have learned that the actions of the Canadian government constituted genocide.
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F35s. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | Challenging next year's decision to commit spending $76.8 billion on new warplanes includes understanding the business logic of NATO.
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Tar sands in Fort McMurray. Image: Kris Krüg/DeSmogBlog/Flickr
David Suzuki | Because industry and governments have been yammering about a gradual transition for decades while doing as little as possible to transition at all, we've missed the opportunity for "gradual."
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A sunset in Sutton, Ontario. Image: pontla/Flickr
Evelyn Lazare | As we emerge from stay-at-home orders like groundhogs into the sun, don't forget these important health safety measures.
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Brent Patterson | Questions persist about the role of Canadian-built light armoured vehicles in human rights violations abroad.