Columnists
President Donald J. Trump talks with reporters outside the South Portico entrance of the White House Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 (Image: The White House/Flickr)
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.
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Premier Jason Kenney at the opening of the Mazak Edmonton Technical Centre on October 21, 2020 (Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | Erasing mention of residential schools from curriculum "will perpetuate systemic racism," the Alberta Teachers Association's Indigenous education officer says.
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BC NDP Leader John Horgan flanked by candidate Bowinn Ma on campaign trail on September 29, 2020 (Image: John Horgan/Twitter)
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.
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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.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Image: Video screenshot
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.
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Cathy Crowe | A legal coalition returns to court to advocate for physical distancing in shelters to protect homeless people from COVID-19.
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Chelsea Nash | Sixty union jobs have been lost in Bowmanville, Ontario, amid a pandemic crisis in long-term care homes.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: David J. Climenhaga​
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta government is cramming up to 20 bills into the six-week legislative sitting.
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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.
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Moderate living fishery fleet. Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik
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?
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Trudeau announcing support for Black entrepreneurs at a press conference in September 2020. Image: CanadianPM/Twitter
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.
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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.