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Mi’kmaq fishers rallying on the shore (Image: Contributed photo)
Robin Tress | What does corporate mega-fishery Clearwater Fine Foods have to do with the Mi'kmaq Nation exercising their treaty right to fish?
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Premier Jason Kenney pictured on October 16, 2020 (Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | New COVID-19 cases are soaring in Alberta, on Wednesday passing 400 for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
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Mi'kmaq fishing boats (Image: Courtesy Sipeknekatik)
Robin Tress | In the past week we've seen shocking acts of violence and vandalism in Nova Scotia as non-Indigenous fishers continue to oppose Mi'kmaq rights-holders exercising their treaty right to fish.
Columnists
Doug Ford at a public announcement on October 23, 2020 (Image: Doug Ford/Twitter)
Linda McQuaig | The pandemic has allowed Ontario Premier Doug Ford to dramatically transform his image from a bully siding with big business to kindly "uncle Doug."
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Map from 1962 showing the range of nuclear missiles based in Cuba (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Ed Finn | October 27, 1962 was by far the most dangerous day in human history -- the day the world came perilously close to being devastated by a nuclear holocaust that could have killed three billion people.
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MP Iqra Khalid during the public forum on October 22 to consider Canada's policy in regard to Kashmir (Image: Screenshot of Facebook video)
Karen Rodman | Since August 5, 2019, India has illegally annexed the territory, downgraded its status and put the Valley of Kashmir under siege.
Podcast
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | RadioLabour's Canada Report Oct 18 -23. Why Assange should not be extradited from UK to US. The Newfoundland strike for Canadian grocery workers. And more.
Columnists
President Donald J. Trump talks with reporters outside the South Portico entrance of the White House Wednesday, October 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.
News
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.