Blog March 21
Former MP Jason Kenney, now the leader of the United Conservative Party Opposition (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | For a government perceived to be campaigning from behind its principal challenger in popular support, the campaign didn't get off to a bad start for the NDP.
Book Review March 21
Sheila Giffen | Ian Williams' compelling intergenerational novel imagines the many ways -- both life-giving and destructive -- that we reproduce.
Blog March 20
Photo by Department of National Defence.
Brent Patterson | Sixteen years ago, the U.S., the U.K. and other countries launched an illegal war on Iraq. The costs of this war continue to mount.
News March 20
A Sears Canada store closing in 2017. Photo: jasonwoodhead23/flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Budget 2019 seems to say it guarantees payments to retirees even after bankrupt companies wind up their pension plans. Sounds too good to be true -- and it likely is!
Blog March 20
U.K. industrial hemp farm, 2007. Photo: Nabokov/Wikimedia Commons
Penney Kome | A reclaimed industry produces renewable food, shelter, clothing, and medicine, from one crop -- and we have hardly begun to explore the potential of the hemp plant's 25,000 marketable products.
Columnists March 20
Photo by Brent Patterson.
Brent Patterson | Extinction Rebellion is calling on the CBC, BBC and other media outlets to prioritize coverage of climate breakdown proportionate to the level of danger it poses to us all.
News March 20
Kara Manso, head of the Caregivers' Action Centre in Toronto. Photo: Marites N. Sison
Marites N. Sison | Although migrant worker groups across Canada welcomed the announcement of open work permits, they said the program still doesn't end exploitation since it denies workers landed status upon arrival.
Blog March 20
David Suzuki | Our rapid shift away from rural life has disturbed habitats and food supplies for bees, but new research says cities could hold the key to their survival.
Blog March 20
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Isidro Baldenegro Lóperz, Juan Ontiveros Ramos, and Julián Carrillo Martínes died defending their ancestral territories from extractavist industries.
Blog March 19
Photo: Peg Hunter/Flickr
Emma Lui | This article provides an overview of the water justice movement in Canada and the ways in which power is manufactured and deployed in water governance.
Blog March 19
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Mexican Ambassador Juan Jose Gomez Camacho promises reform in the mining sector, but significant changes are needed in both Canada and Mexico to respect Indigenous rights and protect the environment.
Blog March 19
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley at the National Music Centre in Calgary (Photo: Screenshot of Facebook livestream).
David J. Climenhaga | Before a cheering crowd, diverse in every way, in the National Music Centre in Calgary, Rachel Notley was at her best -- charismatic, warm and yet coolly focused.