Monia Mazigh March 8
Monia Mazigh
In recent weeks we have seen a confrontation between two visions of politics: one coming from a small male elite and another slowly emerging from centuries of patriarchy and colonialism.
Ole Hendrickson March 6
Ole Hendrickson
The SNC-Lavalin affair rips the veil off the hidden world of corporate influence on government decision-making.
Duncan Cameron March 5
Duncan Cameron
Without evidence of wrongdoing for personal benefit by the prime minister, it is hard to see why Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer would expect Justin Trudeau to resign.
Rick Salutin March 1
Wilson-Raybould's take on the SNC-Lavalin affair reminds us of deep political double standards and Canada's flagrant disregard of Indigenous sovereignty.
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update March 1
An internet tax would require internet service providers to pay into content funding. But taxing the open internet to subsidize a struggling Big Media content industry is not the way to go.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 28
Any attempt to heal the deep wounds of racism that scar the United States must include a direct challenge to Donald Trump.
Brynn Leger, Pro Bono February 28
The Supreme Court's ruling in R v Jarvis updates the analysis of a "reasonable expectation of privacy," but does it go far enough in addressing gendered violence?
Brent Patterson February 27
The Stand Up for Land Defenders direct action brought Indigenous and anti-fascist activists together to occupy an intersection in front of Parliament Hill that the United We Roll convoy had set up.
Duncan Cameron February 26
Duncan Cameron
From the outset, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh faced questions in his quest for a parliamentary seat in Burnaby South. Results from last night's byelection have addressed those concerns.
Rick Salutin February 22
Doug Ford's tax cuts will lower provincial revenues by $22 billion, necessitating spending decreases. Will it diminish the critical thought Ontarians give to public issues?
Matthew Behrens February 22
While the SNC-Lavalin affair has made headlines, there's another corporate scandal that makes the financial figures in that case seem like pocket change. But no major political party will touch it.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 21
The longtime activist used a recent controversy over a Birmingham Civil Rights Institute award to advocate for a better future.
Ole Hendrickson February 21
Ole Hendrickson
Like cigarettes, cars should have health warnings and governments should place tight legal restrictions on auto industry ads and sponsorships.
Duncan Cameron February 19
Duncan Cameron
Demoting the justice minister turns out to have created a political storm that Gerald Butts -- given that he must have been in on the decision -- has attempted to quell with his resignation.
Rick Salutin February 15
I'm not saying this is what Jody Wilson-Raybould was thinking, or even that it's what she might've been thinking, or that it could've affected her decisions. But it's a useful thought experiment.
Linda McQuaig February 14
The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 14
There is a growing call to action to craft laws that implement a true Green New Deal, rapidly shifting the U.S. economy to one that is powered by renewable energy, and to do so in a fair manner.
Bill Blaikie February 14
At the moment there is much irony to be found in the crisis in Canada-China relations, precipitated by the arrest and detainment of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
Lois Ross February 13
Saskatchewan is taking the federal government to court over its mandatory climate change program. The National Farmers Union is among those intervening in the court case this week.
Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update February 12
From Facebook to Big Telecom to NAFTA, OpenMedia takes stock of what the previous year brought us in digital rights -- both accomplishments and challenges -- and what might come in 2019.
Duncan Cameron February 12
Duncan Cameron
The next Alberta election, whenever it comes, matters a lot. Electing a party headed by a mean, deceitful individual is a terrible risk for all citizens of Alberta.
Rick Salutin February 8
What's that crisis in Venezuela about -- in which Canada has meddled so unbecomingly? It's hard to say, because our policy is more hypocritical than principled.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan February 7
The legacy of slavery in the United States lives on in countless, often deadly, ways. Racism, like the shoe polish Virginia's Governor Northam used on his face, can't simply be scrubbed away.
Duncan Cameron February 5
Duncan Cameron
Donald Trump’s state of the union can only be described as being in chaos. Many important facts will not be mentioned in his speech. But despite it all, there are still signs of hope.
Monia Mazigh February 1
Monia Mazigh
There is a double standard in the application of terrorism legislation in cases of Muslims versus non-Muslims in Canada.
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan January 31
A new film tells the story of undocumented immigrants who get themselves arrested by federal authorities so they can infiltrate an immigrant detention centre and organize the detainees inside.
Lois Ross January 31
Climate protests in Europe highlight concerns similar to those of small farmers in Canada. Farmers concerned about climate change are calling on a return to smaller, more sustainable farms.
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono January 31
In this third part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler describes her husband's final days before his assisted death, and shares her reflections on the process.
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono January 30
In this second part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler writes about her partner's terminal illness and the development of assisted dying legislation.
Matthew Behrens January 30
According to a new report, male violence against women has claimed the lives of at least 10,495 women and girls in Canada since 1961, an average of 184 femicides per year.