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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at his 9.5-minute speaking appearance yesterday evening. Image: Screenshot of Alberta Government video
David J. Climenhaga | Unlike the premier, Opposition Leader Rachel Notley entertained questions from reporters, telling them it sounded as if Kenney was "making it up on the fly." It's hard to dispute that assessment.
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Stephen Lewis at mobile clinic in Uganda. Image credit: Judy Jackson. Used with permission.
Judy Jackson | As a young man Stephen Lewis worked as a teacher in Africa and fell in love with the continent. Later, filmmaker Judy Jackson witnessed Lewis' work in Africa combatting the HIV/AIDS crisis.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's COVID-19 news conference. Image: Screenshot of Alberta Government video
David J. Climenhaga | Reporter: "How can you not shoulder some blame for things getting this out of hand?" Alberta Premier Jason Kenney: "I reject the premise of your question."
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Stephen Lewis with children at mobile clinic in Uganda. Image credit: Judy Jackson. Used with permission.
Judy Jackson | Even though he is sick, Stephen Lewis is still speaking out about the rampant global inequality in access to vaccines for the COVID-19 pandemic which, once again, is created by big pharma.