Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Doug Hewitt-White, Murray Lumley and Scott Albrecht talk about the work of Conscience Canada to establish a right to conscientious objection to military taxation.
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Canadian Forces light armoured vehicle on display. Photo: Mike Babcock/Flickr
Yves Engler | In a system where money talks, militarists on Parliament Hill will always be among the loudest voices. To rise above their din, we need to figure out ways to amplify the Canadians who prefer peace.
Columnists
rime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister James Gordon Carr take part in a panel discussion. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | To distract from the glaring failure to prioritize child care over warfare and housing over drones and new bombers, the Liberals continue to dance about the global stage as self-proclaimed feminists.
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Canada 150 RCAF CF-18 Fighter Jet. Photo: Wilson Hui/Flickr
Yves Engler | The problem with glorifying soldiers is that veterans' organizations can use their cultural standing to uphold militarism and reactionary politics.
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RCAF Chinook helicopter on Parliament Hill. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Yves Engler | A volatile leader in charge of a military behemoth prone to aggression has repeatedly attacked Canada and its prime minister in recent weeks. But the "defence" community has barely made a peep.
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Canadian soldiers point guns. Photo: Cpl Alana Morin/4 Cdn Div / 4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC/Flickr
Yves Engler | The alleged perpetrator of Monday’s van attack in Toronto has ties to a powerful patriarchal institution that is Canada’s biggest purveyor of violence.
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Jagmeet Singh. Photo: United Steelworkers/flickr
Yves Engler | While the media makes much of the new NDP leader's ties or indifference to Sikh violence, they've ignored Singh's leadership of a party and community that has repeatedly backed Canadian aggression.
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Hal Stade, goalie of the Royal Canadian Navy Hockey Team, 1943. Photo: Jack G. Kempster. Canada. Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada, PA-106904 /flickr
Yves Engler | When the Maple Leafs honour the Royal Canadian Navy whose "interests and values" are we talking about?
Columnists
Santa's sleigh outside a military jet. Photo: NORAD Tracks Santa
Matthew Behrens | Every December, the holiday season is infused with militarism, from the military jet flyovers of sports events and the mini arsenal in your local toy store, to the hijacking of Santa Claus.
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Photo: 4 Cdn Div / 4 Div CA - JTFC/FOIC/Flickr
Yves Engler | Many Indigenous voices applauded Canadian militarism during National Aboriginal Veterans Day/Remembrance Day activities.
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Yves Engler | Amidst tension on the Korean Peninsula, the Canadian Navy has joined Washington's "pivot" towards Asia.
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Ontario-6934. Image: Dennis Jarvis/flickr
Yves Engler | Each year, tens of millions of dollars in public money is spent on war memorials. The Afghan Memorial is just the latest addition to Ottawa’s long list of war shrines.