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.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 30
Civil rights icon John Lewis’ commitment to the principles of justice, equality, and the power of nonviolent protest should serve as a north star as we navigate these difficult days.
Linda McQuaig July 30
Alberta's management of its economy is nothing short of a disaster -- something to keep in mind as Kenney and his followers push for maintaining the pro-corporate model in the post-pandemic order.
Rick Salutin July 27
The deep logic of Trump's turn to deputized goonery, is that military force is the only thing, in recent decades, that the U.S. state has been granted full legitimacy for.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan July 23
The response in Oregon to U.S. President Donald Trump's outrageous and likely unconstitutional deployment of federal agents has been resoundingly critical.
Monia Mazigh July 22
Monia Mazigh
Last May, human rights experts at the United Nations called on Canada to repatriate little Amira, and have described the repatriation of children as "a humanitarian and human rights imperative."
Lois Ross July 21
The pandemic has exposed and intensified severe hardships, but it is also showing us a path towards healthier ways to produce food.
Matthew Behrens July 20
Instead of an external review, a full public inquiry into the crimes of CSIS designed by those who have suffered from the agency's practices is a more fitting approach.
Rick Salutin July 17
Trudeau had a clear conflict of interest in the WE scandal, but it amounts more to an embarrassment than an outrage.
Jim Stanford July 10
After four months of terrible economic data, last week's employment report from Statistics Canada contained some welcome news. But it confirms we are still locked in a historic crisis.
Erin Knight, Digital Freedom Update July 6
FRT systems are notoriously bad at identifying people of colour, leading to innocent people being wrongly identified as criminals.