|Columnists Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | 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.|
Jason Kenney's handpicked advisors call for mention of residential schools to be erased from primary grades curriculumDavid J. Climenhaga | Erasing mention of residential schools from curriculum "will perpetuate systemic racism," the Alberta Teachers Association's Indigenous education officer says.
|Blog Robert Hackett | Despite the promises made while in opposition, and some positive steps, the Horgan government's environmental policy seems to be: pick low-hanging fruit, but don't offend corporate carbon capital.|
|Blog Jade Guthrie | The first food bank opened its doors in Alberta in 1981 as a "temporary" measure to address food insecurity. But many still rely on them 40 years later.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | The hubris of the federal Liberals and Conservatives brought Canada to the brink of an election, just a year after the last one -- and during the second wave of a pandemic.|
Judge rules City of Toronto breached its agreement to ensure physical distancing in homeless sheltersCathy Crowe | A legal coalition returns to court to advocate for physical distancing in shelters to protect homeless people from COVID-19.
|News Chelsea Nash | Sixty union jobs have been lost in Bowmanville, Ontario, amid a pandemic crisis in long-term care homes.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta government is cramming up to 20 bills into the six-week legislative sitting.|
|Podcast David Peck | Loretta Sarah Todd's "Monkey Beach" explores Indigenous storytelling, delicate spaces and narrative anchors in a film version of Eden Robinson's novel.|
|News Karl Nerenberg | The RCMP has called in reinforcements from other provinces, but will the police recognize that the Indigenous fishers are the law-abiding people here, while their tormentors are the criminals?|
|Blog Yafet Tewelde | The normalizing of whiteness through the conflation of all non-white groups under the term "racialized" is endemic to how racism operates in Canada.|
|Blog David Suzuki | Greenpeace recently obtained leaked strategy documents advising industry to push back against measures such as the federal clean fuel standard -- a pillar of Canada's emissions reduction plan.|