Thanks to push-back from PSAC members, immigration applications will continue to be processed in a timely manner, saving families months of delays and anxiety.
Politics in Canada
After having his way with Canadians and our political system for four-plus years, cracks have begun to appear in the P.M.'s carefully constructed tower of power.
It took many poorly constructed policy bricks to build the power tower the Conservative Party lives in as they rule Canada. But many of the bricks are cracked, and the edifice looks set to tumble.
Civil disobedience is centre stage now as the closure of the federal prison farm program, 100 years after it was established, is going ahead.
We visit Yad Veshem, the Holocaust museum in Jerusalem, and on the way are told that there are lots of rich Palestinians past the fence and are pleaded with: 'Don't let the media fool you!'
Of all the things Canadians want from their government, my guess is that new military fighter jets would probably rank close to last. But new fighter jets are what we're getting.
Stark Raven: Prison Justice
A lifer on his experiences on the inside and outside marking Prison Justice Day (an annual memorial and protest day) and how the prison system is making PJD harder for those on the inside.
David J. Climenhaga
Edmonton Conservative MLA Carl Benito is becoming the talk of Alberta. The reason? A bizarre political promise.
Who would have expected Stephen Harper to be so foolhardy? As of Monday, 272 national organizations and prominent individuals are listed as opposing his move to dump the long-form questionnaire.
Aug 27, 2010 to Aug 30, 2010
The Laurentians , QC
Alain Deneault, Amir Khadir, Louise Vandelac, Ian Angus, Christophe Aguiton, Raphaël Canet, and 30 other noted speakers from almost a dozen countries will gather for the 16th Alternatives Days.