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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks to media December 6, 2019. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In an incomprehensible attack on the foundations of an advanced society, the Kenney government has decided to slash funding to 21 post-secondary Alberta institutions.
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Doug Ford speaks to a group. Photo: Doug Ford/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford learned a key lesson observing the crushing electoral defeat of his predecessor: never reveal where the bodies are to be buried.
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Lynne Fernandez | A new report from the Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues examines how the Prairie region is being affected by Conservative government cuts and recommends how funding and programs be restored.
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David Gray-Donald | With collective agreements having expired six months ago and government cuts to public services continuing, a broad resistance again tries to form in Quebec.
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Canadian Literacy and Learning Network | Where does the Harper government cutbacks buck actually stop? Nowhere it seems, as the government quietly collapses the literacy and essential skills network.
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Marc Zwelling | Other companies and organizations that faced Canada Post's problems thrived, not by doubling down on their old mandates but by refocusing on a new purpose.
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Karl Nerenberg | The pre-throne speech spin told us that it would unveil the new, kinder and gentler Conservative government, but it seems the spinners and those who drafted the speech were not on the same page.
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Angella MacEwen | Every time this government crows about its job creation record, I cringe. They have moved the finish line and declared victory. No reason to worry about the unemployed here, folks.
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Tony Clement. Photo: World Economic Forum/Flickr
David Macdonald | The government has just released the 2012-13 Reports on Plans and Priorities (RPP), which provide more clarity on total federal job losses by 2015.
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Bruce Livesey | On my recent book tour to promote "Thieves of Bay Street" I have journeyed to Alberta, Montreal and Ottawa. In so doing, I have gotten a taste of the Canada which Harper's Tories are trying to forge.
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Duncan Cameron | The other Mayday is a distress call. It comes from the French "m'aidez," or help me. When repeated three times on a radio frequency, Mayday signifies grave and imminent danger.
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Murray Dobbin | There are so many areas of conventional democratic governance being challenged or eliminated by the Harper wrecking crew it is hard to keep up.