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Picture of a pilot cave at final depth in a planned deep geological repository for the final disposal of spent nuclear fuel in Eurajoki, Finland. Image credit: kallerna/Wikimedia Commons
Joyce Nelson | Concerns are growing about the proposed burial of high-level nuclear waste in northwestern Ontario.
Alberta Speaker Nathan Cooper. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | NDP House Leader asks: why is the safety of Jason Kenney and his UCP MLAs more important than the safety of essential workers?
Dental chair and equipment in dentist's office.Image credit: StockSnap/Pixabay
Brandon Doucet | A public dental plan is urgently needed in Canada. In 2018, one in three Canadians lacked dental insurance and over one in five avoid the dentist each year due to financial constraints.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's COVID-19 news conference. Image: Screenshot of Government of Alberta video
David J. Climenhaga | The internet let out a collective gasp yesterday afternoon when Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was caught telling a monumental fib.
Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu. Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Gaslighting, not to mention outright sabotage, has been a standard part of the Conservative repertoire in Canada for half a century. Of course they accuse others of the same thing.
Farmworkers at work in a field. Image credit: Faith Unlimited/Flickr
Chelsea Nash | The province says work is "underway" to increase vaccine access to marginalized and vulnerable groups.
Calgary Police arrest political cleric Artur Pawlowski on Saturday for defying public health orders. Image: Screenshot of YouTube video
David J. Climenhaga | The latest arrests may not seem like much, but whatever the explanation they represent something of a sea change for the Kenney government and police.
Russell Lavis at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Image courtesy of Russell Lavis
Robert Massoud | On May 22, starting at 5 a.m., Russell Lavis will attempt to run 125 kilometres to help purchase emergency COVID equipment for Gaza.
Eliza McCullough: Still from video
Jase Tanner, Emma Gregory | Eliza McCullough is a legal advocate for women in the Downtown Eastside. She has built her professional career on support work and helping women in similar situations to her.
Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. Image credit: Marco Mendicino/Facebook
Mehdi Rizvi | To boost immigration levels, Canada has introduced a new one-time program for international graduates and temporary foreign workers in essential occupations.
Anti-vaccine and anti-mask protest in U.K. Image credit: Steve Eason/Flickr
Rick Salutin | For those protesting masks and vaccines, it's always about freedom, revolving around noble, self-serving heroic individuals.
Edmonton Strathcona MP Heather McPherson during yesterday's emergency debate on COVID-19 in Alberta. Image: Screenshot of House of Commons video
David J. Climenhaga | Despite a string of daily news conferences intended to restore confidence in its foundering COVID-19 performance, the Kenney government appears to have lost control of the narrative.