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Dec 8, 2020
Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr

Doug Ford reverts to anti-environment self

Karl Nerenberg
Conservation authorities have long had a central role in regulating development in Ontario. The Ford government's 2020 budget bill eviscerates their power.
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Nov 18, 2020
NDP finance critic Peter Julian. Image: Peter Julian/Facebook

NDP pushes wealth tax and universal drug plan

Karl Nerenberg
MP Peter Julian has introduced a private member's bill to create a national prescription drug benefit for all Canadians, in conjunction with the provinces.
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Oct 30, 2020
Image: Erik (HASH) Hersman/Flickr

U.S. defies basic standards of democratic elections

Karl Nerenberg
The 2020 U.S. presidential election could see a repeat of 2000 or 2016, where the Republicans win electoral votes in just enough states to carry the electoral college, while losing the popular vote.
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Oct 20, 2020
Moderate living fishery fleet. Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik

Nova Scotia lobster fishers clash with First Nations

Karl Nerenberg
The RCMP has called in reinforcements from other provinces, but will the police recognize that the Indigenous fishers are the law-abiding people here, while their tormentors are the criminals?

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