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Doreen Nicoll | Sustainable financing is imperative to effectively prevent and end violence against women and girls here at home and around the world.
Abigail Curlew | The Anti-terrorism Act (2015) has been routinely called out by activists, journalists and legal scholars for empowering Canadian government with the ability to violate Charter rights.
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J. Baglow | Adam Capay, a young Indigenous man, has been kept in solitary confinement for four years without trial. He has been driven to the brink of mental illness. The minister in charge says, "Tough."
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Mercedes Allen | A nuanced dissection of UofT professor Jordan Peterson's campaign against trans* people in the name of free speech.
Rick Salutin | A commitment to free speech doesn't reconcile easily with human rights codes that may compel respect and courtesy toward specific groups -- including their right to be addressed as they choose.
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | Thirty-five civil society organizations jointly call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that human rights are not cast aside in pursuit of trade relations and currying favour with China.
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Maya Bhullar | Anita Krajnc, founder of Toronto Pig Save, talks about her ongoing trial and the Save Movement.
Doreen Nicoll | Alanis Obomsawin's new film follows Cindy Blackstock's nine-year battle to improve services for Indigenous children.
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Gerry Caplan | Canadians may not yet have seen through Mr. Trudeau's theatrics. But the shrewd Chinese clearly have.
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Sophia Reuss | An estimated 250,000 people in Ontario do not have access to health care because of immigration status. And even those with status, still can't get the health care they need.
Redeye Collective | Gender identification on passports, drivers' licences and SIN cards is unnecessary and can be used to discriminate against trans people, according to the new Gender-Free I.D. Coalition.
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Am Johal | With the rise of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's popularity, Authoritarian Surveillance Democracy, where rights can be suspended at any time for any reason, is on the rise too.