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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | What will those Alberta politicians who insist sales-tax-raising Brad Wall of Saskatchewan is Western Canada’s “real leader” say now?
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Zoe Todd | A letter signed by CanLit Who's Who has called for an investigation of how UBC handled investigation into allegations about the former chair of its creative writing program, Steven Galloway.
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Mel Hurtig (Photo by Alex Waterhouse-Hayward)
David J. Climenhaga | Mel Hurtig died yesterday in Vancouver. He was 84. He was a great Canadian. He will be missed.
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Clarissa Fortin | A summary of significant moments in Canadian literature in 2015.
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Bob Russell
David J. Climenhaga | Constituents? Can you believe it? Politicians are expected to listen politely to these lunatics! Talk about inconvenient!
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David Christopher | In an open letter published yesterday by a group of 175 Canadian artists led by renowned author Margaret Atwood, it's clear that creativity and the arts are now also under attack from Bill C-51.
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J. Baglow | What lessons can we draw from the Margaret Atwood farce? Does it matter?
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Maureen O'Reilly
David J. Climenhaga | Library workers need to be part of a union to protect themselves. The rest of us need them to be part of a union to help us protect the most popular and vulnerable public service in our communities.
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Margaret Atwood
David J. Climenhaga | In 2001, this post about Doug Ford and Margaret Atwood got one re-tweet. On Nov. 23, 2013, dear readers, we expect you to do better!
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Paul Weinberg | More than 90 Canadian writers, including a lot of the big names, have come on board as signatories to an online letter to Israeli and Canadian authorities.
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Rob Ford Gravitational Field
David J. Climenhaga | We hated you, Toronto, because you were so big in every way it felt as if you had your own gravitational field. Now the only thing about you with that kind of pull is … your mayor!
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Payback film poster
Humberto DaSilva | Payback the film is not an adaptation of Payback the book. The film is a creative re-imagining of the book, which requires not a little chutzpah when working with Margaret Atwood material.