News April 26
Environment commissioner Julie Gelfand. Photo by Karl Nerenberg
Karl Nerenberg | In her spring report, federal Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand takes the federal government to task for failing to adequately regulate and supervise the salmon farming industry.
Columnists April 25
Person sleeping in underpass of Gardiner Expressway. Photo: Viv Lynch/Flickr
Lois Ross | There is a need for a massive re-think about how we build community, rural and urban communities that are resilient, healthy and work towards strengthening self-reliance in the face of climate change.
Blog April 25
David Suzuki. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Want to hand a victory to those who would shut down Alberta's oilsands tomorrow? Withdraw the U of A's offer of an honorary degree for David Suzuki. Trust me, that'll work.
Blog April 24
Traffic in Beijing. Image: Safia Osman/Flickr
David Suzuki | To meet our climate commitments and protect citizens from pollution and climate disruption, we need policies and regulations to make all vehicles -- including trucks and SUVs -- less polluting.
Podcast April 25
Joseph Pace talks about plant-based diets and his film "The Game Changers"
David Peck | Film co-producer Joseph Pace talks about his new film "The Game Changers," plant-based diets, nutrition and diet, why it’s important not to be self-righteous.
Podcast April 25
Stolenwealth Games protest 2018
Jiselle Hanna, Matt Kunkel | The Commonwealth Games comes to Australia. An interview with Ruby Wharton of the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance about the games as a symbol of colonial oppression.
News April 25
Karl Nerenberg | Shortly after the horrific events in Toronto, some folks took to social media complaining about our "weak" government. They claimed the suspect belongs to a group they distrust and fear.
Columnists April 24
Film still courtesy of Anote's Ark
June Chua | The remote Pacific island nation of Kiribati is drowning. A new documentary captures the ravages of extreme storms and sea-level rise that threaten the tiny country.
Blog April 24
The author’s favourite boots, handmade by the Alberta Boot Company of Calgary. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | One would have thought a corporation with revenue of US$14 billion could afford to hire people who would keep them au courant about how things work in the countries where they do business.
Podcast April 24
Nurses standing up for patient care in Manitoba
Scott Neigh | Sandi Mowat, president of the Manitoba Nurses Union, talks about mobilizing against health-care cuts and in defence of patient care.
Columnists April 24
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a media availability following the Cabinet retreat in London, Ontario. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, the Liberals plan a re-run of their campaign of 2015. The focus will be on women voters. The Liberal leader will contrast his "feminism" with the retro approach of the Conservatives.
Blog April 23
Electoral reform rally in Guelph, 2017. Image: Ryan Hodnett/Flickr
Brent Patterson | Justin Trudeau's government has broken its promises on democracy, the environment, trade, water, and health. The Council of Canadians is mobilizing for the 2019 federal election.