Blog May 21
Jason Kenney. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Postmedia trying to get its snout into the "war room" trough is interesting, even amusing. But the bigger story will be the boondoggle to come.
Blog May 21
Dale the street preacher, in a reflective moment away from the streets of Edmonton. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | "After five years, the only time that I feel normal is when I'm on that box preaching" -- Dale the street preacher.
Podcast May 21
Defending campus radio in Ontario. Image: Alan Levine/Flickr
Scott Neigh | Jacky Tuinstra Harrison and Barry Rooke talk about #DefendCampusRadio, a campaign responding to changes by Ontario's Conservative government that put the funding of campus radio stations at risk.
Blog May 21
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Quakers have played a key role in the formation and work of the global human rights group Peace Brigades International.
Blog May 20
Justin Trudeau and Mike Pence. Photo: Prime Minister of Canada website.
Brent Patterson | It's time for a rebellion against the new NAFTA that puts the pedal to the metal on climate breakdown.
Blog May 20
David Kattenburg | A demand that wines produced in the post-1967 occupied Palestinian territories not be labelled "Product of Israel" makes its way to court this week in Toronto.
Blog May 20
The former state-of-the-art Deerfoot Trail headquarters of the literally failing Calgary Herald. Photo: David J. Climenhaga.
David J. Climenhaga | A day never passes that the same UCP-Postmedia stenographers who openly campaigned against Rachel Notley don't also attack Justin Trudeau.
News May 17
Prison. Photo: Thomas Hawk/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Canada spent over $14 billion on policing in 2017. But, research shows that programs aimed at preventing crimes before they happen could save money and significantly reduce crime.
Blog May 17
Campground in Vermilion, Alberta. Photo: Provincial Archives of Alberta/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | The UCP strategy for waging the war on the war on fun is re-admitting copious amounts of booze to Alberta's provincial parks on long weekends.
News May 17
Newfoundland and Labrador's house of assembly. Photo: Shhewitt/Wikimedia
Cory Collins | The PC's leader says he isn't conceding defeat, and talked about the idea of a coalition with the NDP and two independents. "The Ball Liberal government will not survive the next year," he said.
Blog May 17
Street sign with mother and child crossing the street. Image: barnimages.com/Flickr
Svea Vikander | As the holes in our social safety net widen, societies and governments task mothers with near total responsibility for the safety and well-being of their children.
Columnists May 17
Planned Parenthood rally. Photo: American Life League/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | Women don't have equal pay. Lawmakers are trying to strip us of the right to control our bodies. And, when we do make babies, we have little access to safe and affordable child care.