Linda McQuaig October 23
The pandemic has allowed Ontario Premier Doug Ford to dramatically transform his image from a bully siding with big business to kindly "uncle Doug."
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 22
Almost all U.S. states are now experiencing a sustained surge of COVID cases, with a national average of over 60,000 new cases per day, and almost 1,000 daily deaths.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 15
Donald Trump's pandemic response has cast a pall of death and economic calamity over the United States.
Monia Mazigh October 9
Monia Mazigh
The Ontario Provincial Police recently announced they will not charge the alleged killers of Soleiman Faqiri, who was beaten to death by at least six prison guards.
Rick Salutin October 2
Can people (and societies) really change, contrary to what they've always been? In general, no; but sometimes, maybe?
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan October 1
"Proud Boys, stand back and stand by," President Trump declared at his first presidential debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Matthew Behrens September 28
Two new reports on Canadian weapons exports reveal that Canadian-based corporate entities are complicit in the commission of war crimes in Yemen, Turkey, Libya, Syria and Iraq.
Rick Salutin September 25
Ford puts blame for the mess we're back into on individuals. But the difference between them and him is they didn't have the capacity to alleviate or screw up the lives of a whole province.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 24
The racist, xenophobic and anti-immigrant policies of Trump and his senior advisor Stephen Miller act as gasoline on the fire of abuse suffered by undocumented immigrant women.
Edward M. Hyland, Pro Bono September 24
Under what circumstances does membership of charities, non-profits and community organizations have the legal status that will attract a judge's jurisdiction and oversight?
Lois Ross September 18
Any recovery plan needs to ensure agricultural policy addresses both economic and climate sustainability.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 17
No U.S. president, of any party, should be allowed to threaten the free press. It is essential to the functioning of a democratic society.
Rick Salutin September 11
Other leaders ignore climate catastrophe but they know what's at stake, so shame on them. Trump is oblivious, so he's pathetic, and in his selfish stupor could take everyone down with him.
June Chua September 11
"Water truly has no flag and it has no borders. We must join forces."
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 10
Trump is intent on releasing a vaccine before the November election, placing his lust for power above the urgent demands of public health.
Monia Mazigh September 4
Monia Mazigh
Trudeau should correct a wrong with a right: stop the extradition of Wanzhou and open the doors for the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan September 3
U.S. President Donald Trump has consistently downplayed the numbers of cases and victims, pushing false cures and conspiracy theories instead of leading a co-ordinated response.
Joyce Arthur September 1
For a politician to be truly pro-choice, they must take a strong stance against any attempt to restrict abortion rights or access. O'Toole has made it clear he will not do so.
Rick Salutin August 28
"I think there's enough attention and not quite enough action," said Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse.
Karly Wilson, Pro Bono August 28
As remote working exacerbates gender inequalities in the workplace, non-profit board chairs should start conversations about what they can do to work towards equality.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 27
Last Sunday, Rusten Sheskey, a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, fired seven shots at point-blank range into the back of 29-year-old African American Jacob Blake.
June Chua August 27
"The Monkiest King" will be broadcast for the first time on August 29 on the CBC radio show "Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with Ben Heppner."
Lois Ross August 26
Engaging reads on agriculture and food for the last days of summer.
Matthew Behrens August 25
As government officials dismiss their legal obligations to asylum seekers, it falls to the rest of us to ensure an end to warehousing, hunting and deportations.
Rick Salutin August 21
We're back at Toronto City Hall and the Raptors' victory rally. Cue the boos at Ontario Premier Doug Ford's name.
Linda McQuaig August 20
If the NDP could push Justin Trudeau to embrace a Canadian Green New Deal, it could be an inspiring counterpoint to calls for austerity from Bay Street and Conservatives.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 20
Biden has vowed to veto any Medicare-for-all bill that reaches his desk if he becomes president, despite increasing calls for such a program from within his own party.
Michael Hackl, Pro Bono August 7
Harassment need not be by a superior at work, or even a co-worker, and the protection provided by occupational health and safety legislation is not limited to harassment on human rights grounds
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan August 6
The United States, the wealthiest and most powerful nation in world history, is also number one in COVID-19 infections and deaths.
Rick Salutin July 31
"Free the Children" was earnest and urgent. "WE" is vague, self-absorbed verging on self-indulgent, and unthreatening to anything or anyone.

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