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Ontario Premier Doug Ford announces the launch of COVID-19 testing program at Pearson Airport. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Doug Ford and his government have given up on doing anything to deal with COVID-19, and are waiting for the vaccines to enact what the government won't.
Pro-Trump supporters at the U.S. Capitol. Image credit: Brett Davis/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The violent white-supremacist insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 put some ugly truths in stark relief.
Premier Doug Ford announces the launch of long-term care staffing plan. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | The greatest danger in long-term care may be posed by the emergence of "financialized" enterprises that focus relentlessly on cost-cutting to drive ever-higher profit margins.
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Chelsea Nash | All travellers coming to Canada must obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to departure, but the requirement means migrant workers must pay hundreds for the test out of pocket.
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Linda McQuaig | Six years after industry announced a phase-out of factory farms, millions of pigs in Canada continue to spend their lives locked in narrow cages -- because the ban doesn't come into effect until 2024.
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Lois Ross | The NFUniversity is working to educate, build awareness and encourage alliances with those who understand the importance of food production, but do not necessarily farm.
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Lois Ross | "The reality is that most Canadians do not know much about food issues -- they do not understand issues of farm to plate," says Mark Gregory, founder of Farmwork to Feed Canada.
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David Suzuki | If we spent more time building relationships, we would also enrich our inner lives, and that could reduce the consumption that drives carbon output and pollution.
Percy and Louise Schmeiser as witnesses at the Monsanto Tribunal in 2016. Image: Monsanto Tribunal/Flickr
Lois Ross | Percy Schmeiser, who stood up tall in the face of a lawsuit from Monsanto, died of Parkinson's disease aged 89 on October 13.
Image: Used with permission of Abortion Support Services Atlantic.
Scott Neigh | Shannon Hardy and Bridget Graham talk about the work of Abortion Support Services Atlantic.
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Adam R. Houston, Srinivas Murthy | Justin Trudeau's assertion that "to eliminate the virus anywhere, we need to eliminate it everywhere" somehow doesn’t feel like the inspirational commitment to equitable access it once did.
Higgs on the campaign trail in New Brunswick in September 2020. Image: Blaine Higgs/Twitter
Emily Williams | Fredericton's Clinic 554 was the sole private facility offering surgical abortion in the province. The government's failure to provide abortion services outside of hospitals goes against human rights.