News October 16
Elizabeth May
Karl Nerenberg | Passions fly high as House debates UN’s climate change report, with Green Party leader Elizabeth May telling government: ‘We need to do twice as much.’
Blog October 16
United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney addresses the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 9 (Screenshot of Calgary Chamber video).
David J. Climenhaga | A recent speech by Jason Kenney to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce indicates he intends to ram through a radical program with minimal public consultation if the UCP wins the next election.
Columnists October 16
Supreme Court of Canada. Photo: Robert Linsdell/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | The Supreme Court decision creates uncertainty about just what avenues are open to First Nations to secure their treaty rights, if they are denied judicial review of the legislative process.
Podcast October 16
Massive truck drivers strike shakes Iranian government
Piergiorgio Moro | The working class in Iran is facing increasingly desperate economic and political situation. In response, demonstrations and protests are increasing.
Podcast October 16
Building a network of social justice educators in Alberta
Scott Neigh | Social justice education goes beyond what's in the curriculum - Renee Vaugeois and Dan Scratch talk about the new RAD Educator Network in Alberta.
Blog October 15
Marie Aspiazu | Last week, Canada signed a rebranded NAFTA deal after months of suspense and secretive negotiations. But what does the deal mean for the internet? Here's the lowdown.
Blog October 15
Brent Patterson | An "electronic tidal wave" contributed to the defeat of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment in 1998, what lessons does that hold for us today?
Blog October 15
Jason Kenney & Lance Coulter. Image: Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | The UCP nomination candidate kicked off the ballot by party officials for posing for selfies with unsavoury visitors at a constituency beer night alleges he was dumped for refusing to lie.
Blog October 15
Brent Patterson | Despite the spin, commentators argue that culture and media wasn't protected by the Trudeau government in NAFTA 2.0.
News October 15
House of Commons.
Karl Nerenberg | Making a distinction between the executive and legislative branches, the Supreme Court recently ruled the federal government doesn't always have to consult Indigenous people. The distinction is flawed
Blog October 14
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses Alberta Teachers Association social studies teachers yesterday as environmentalist Tzeporah Berman looks on.
David J. Climenhaga | It wasn't a debate, exactly, but there was certainly a contrast of views when Alberta's premier and a prominent West Coast environmentalist addressed a group of teachers yesterday.
Blog October 13
A protest banner with words Housing Shelter Safe Space Now
Cathy Crowe | While campaigns for a national right to housing flourish, the same attention is not paid to the right to shelter.