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Jason Kenney in 2008. Photo: mostlyconservative/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Social conservatives' complaining notwithstanding, based on objective reality, no one can argue anything bad has happened to Alberta or Albertans as a result of the historic Vriend decision.
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Ben Powless | Nine years ago, Mariano Abarca was killed for opposing a Canadian mining company. Now his family and supporters continue their fight for justice in Canada.
Columnists
Photo: Michael Coghlan/flickr
Monia Mazigh | We're told citizens accused of wrongdoing in democracies are entitled to due process. But it seems ethnicity, religion and social status determine whether the same legal principles are applied to all.
Columnists
Feet on a scale. Photo: Jodi Green/flickr
Pro Bono, Celia Chandler | In Canada, size is still an acceptable basis for discrimination, not protected by human rights legislation. It ought to be.
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Rabbi David Mivasair | A call to action to fellow NDP members: support non-violent measures for a just peace in Israel and Palestine.
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Hassan Diab with his family at Ottawa airport on his return to Canada in January. Photo courtesy of Hassan Diab Support Committee.
Judy Haiven | A celebration of the release and return home of Canadian professor Hassan Diab after three years of imprisonment in France, and a condemnation of Canada's role in his mistreatment.
News
The Ontario Court of Appeal. Photo credit: Lynn Gehl
Lynn Gehl | Defeating an obscure policy at Indian and Northern Affairs in the Ontario Court of Appeal could mean thousands of new Indigenous registrants get justice.
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Toronto's Homeless Memorial will have an additional 244 names on it by 2020. Photo: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | For two winters in a row, Torontonians have been begging their Mayor to open the federal armouries for shelter.
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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Passage of Bill 24 is a backhanded tribute to UCP Leader Jason Kenney, who kept his social conservative backers sweet by advocating outing kids who join GSAs to their parents.
News
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in 2013. Photo: Anwar Hossain EU/ECHO/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The dire situation of the Rohingya people has a complex history. Rae will have to be mindful of this as he takes on his new job as special envoy for the Trudeau government
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Protest signs at 21 Park Rd, location of Toronto's new winter respite program. Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's recent announcement of winter only respite centres for people chronically homeless neglects the humanitarian disaster.
Podcast
David Peck | Film director Boris Ivanov and Face2Face host David Peck talk about propaganda, international adoptions, state sponsored hate, LGBTQ issues in Russia, independent media and Pussy Riot.