News October 15
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Zaid Noorsumar | Deteriorating working conditions in long-term care combined with poor wages have led to a severe personal support worker shortage -- making the situation even worse.
Blog October 15
Heather McPherson, the federal NDP candidate in Edmonton Strathcona. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Does the Mainstreet poll of voter intentions in the Edmonton Strathcona federal riding indicate a real trend, or is it an outlier for whatever reasons?
Blog October 15
Still from debate livestream. Image: YouTube
Ed Finn | The depletion of tax revenue through profligate business bounties is a cunningly devised strategy, giving political leaders the excuse that they simply don't have the means to improve social services.
Columnists October 15
NDP leader addresses crowd during 2019 federal election campaign. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Facebook
Duncan Cameron | In 2019, breaking the cycle of Liberal-Conservative government -- an objective of the New Democrats -- starts with the NDP winning enough seats to play a key role in a minority Parliament.
Blog October 14
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg. Image: Anders Hellberg/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Environmental activist Greta Thunberg appears content to give the Kenney government a few days to work itself into a full-blown swivet before she announces her Alberta itinerary.
Blog October 13
Greta Thunberg. Image: European Parliament/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | At the time this was written, no one in Alberta seems to know when or where Thunberg will arrive.
Blog October 13
A natural gas well in Louisiana. Image: Daniel Foster/Flickr
Linda Leon | Of all of the political parties running in this election, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) was the first to release its election platform.
Blog October 12
Alberta Labour Minister Jason Copping. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It's unclear whether the client in these circumstances would be the union member on the line or the Government of Alberta.
News October 12
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Karl Nerenberg | Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau came into his own, gamely defending himself on one of the most dubious parts of his time as prime minister: the SNC-Lavalin affair.
News October 12
Maxime Bernier. Image: Maxime Bernier/Twitter
Alex Cosh | The campaign period has been marked by a dwindling of civility and pitting communities against one another through vilification and marginalization, says hate crime expert Barbara Perry.
Blog October 11
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Brent Patterson | Indigenous communities in Colombia want to protect the Amazon rainforest from fracking.
Blog October 11
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