|Blog David J. Climenhaga | "After five years, the only time that I feel normal is when I'm on that box preaching" -- Dale the street preacher.|
Was pastor encouraged by right-wing allies to say intemperate things that could cost his private schools?David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect Alberta Education Minister David Eggen to just drop this issue. Whatever Eggen does, this potato’s going to stay hot.
Church in fight over Alberta LGBTQ policy espouses far-right ideology, has close tie to advocacy groupDavid J. Climenhaga | There's a "global conspiracy involving radical progressive BIG governments and LGBTQ activists," according to the pastor behind two private schools that say they won't obey Alberta's GSA law.
|Columnists Amy Goodman | Among the world leaders who flocked to Paris to condemn the Charlie Hebdo attacks were some of the worst perpetrators of repression of journalists, all too often Arab and Muslim journalists.|
|Blog Jessica Prupas | Highlights from the blogs this week.|
|News various | It is tempting to accept a simple solution to a complex problem. We invite our fellow citizens to not be cajoled by populist proposals that respond to unfounded fears.|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | The Parti Québécois government in Quebec is floating a "Charter of Quebec Values." It makes me nostalgic for the old days of Quebec nationalism.|
|Blog Alex Hundert | After taking back 30 mins of their evening, prisoners at the Penetang Prison were attacked by guards + forced into lockdown. After a week of isolation, embedded journalist Alex Hundert reports back.|
|Blog Dennis Gruending | John Baird is creating an Office of Religious Freedom. There is cause for concern.|
|Blog Gerry Caplan | The Harper government is about to create a new Office of Religious Freedom, designed to champion religious freedom around the world.|
|News Maria Kari | Out of the 34 appeals on the Supreme Court docket this year, all hot-button topics ranging from copyright wars to hate speech and homosexuality, perhaps the most of-moment case is R v. N.S.|