Columnists
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Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | On International Women's Day we mark women's suffrage and rights, yet there is still a lack of incisive, comprehensive coverage of the murders of women and girls in Canada.
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Brent Patterson | A church group faces threats, surveillance and wiretapping for working with those impacted by war and displacement in Colombia.
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Brent Patterson | Human rights defenders are critical in the struggle to stop climate breakdown, but increasingly they are paying with their lives in this fight.
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Brent Patterson | Will the provincial Special Investigations Unit consider colonialism and systemic racism as contributing factors in the shooting death of Greg Ritchie by Ottawa Police?
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Sophia Reuss | In the wake of the Danforth shooting and recent mass violence in Toronto, might Canadians do better to approach violence as an issue of public health, rather than public safety?
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Nova Scotians grieve the Ste-Foy massacre
Christopher Majka | In grief, solidarity, sympathy and a conviction to oppose hatred and violence, Nova Scotians came together. The message was clear. This is not what our country is. This must not be what it becomes.
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David Suzuki | The inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls is long overdue and is testament to the leadership of Indigenous women and communities who have spent decades calling for an inquiry.
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Michael Stewart | Why do we need police? It's a provocative question -- but the lies we are told about the threat of racialized bodies are equaled only by the lies we are told about the virtuous role of the police.
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Image: Stonewall riots, New York, 1969
Nora Loreto | Queer bodies cannot be free when state security apparatuses are militarized.
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Victoria Fenner | Honduras was in the spotlight with the recent murder of environmentalist Berta Caceras. But that's not stopping World Accord of Waterloo from working with their Honduran partners.
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Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi is tried for four counts of sexual assault, Canada is forced to confront its attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.
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Svea Vikander, My Whole World
Svea Vikander | As former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi goes to trial for four counts of sexual assault this month, Canada is forced to confront attitudes about sex, consent, and the validity of victims' stories.