Blog November 21
Opposition leader Rachel Notley, on the steps of the Alberta legislature building yesterday. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | "I'll keep telling it like it is," vows Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley, kicked out of the Alberta legislature for calling the UCP house leader a liar.
Columnists November 21
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announcing plans to build new public safety radio network. Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Among Doug Ford's extensive cutbacks -- aimed at reducing the deficit without tapping the corporate elite for more tax revenues -- are a dizzying array of cuts to our public health-care system.
News November 21
Image: Natalie Guitead
Zaid Noorsumar | Ottawa janitor Natalie Guitead works three jobs; moonlighting as a nanny and an event planner to make ends meet.
Columnists November 21
Three roses on a memorial. Image: Pablo Viojo/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | The last three weeks of 58-year-old single mother and abuse survivor Michele M's life were spent on the run from a multi-generational history of male violence against women and children.
Podcast November 21
Flag of Guinea. Image: jorono/Pixabay
Victoria Fenner | Activist and radio host Stefan Christoff tells us about the grassroots campaign to fight the deportation of Guinean refugees from Canada.
Book Review November 21
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Raluca Bejan | New book promises bold new vision for leftist politics but fails to deliver.
Blog November 20
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David J. Climenhaga | There is only one way to revive honest journalism in Alberta and that is for progressive democrats to put up the money to found a major internet news site employing real journalists.
Columnists November 20
Writer and art critic Jessica Lynne is a participant in the Bodies Borders Fields symposium. Image: Willa Koerner. Used with permission.
June Chua | A 1967 conversation about "Black" as a concept, a medium, and a sociopolitical form of expression is the jumping-off point for the Bodies Borders Fields public symposium in Toronto.
Blog November 20
Activists hold a banner at a vigil hat says "Declare an Emergency." Image: Cathy Crowe
Cathy Crowe | Toronto's Shelter and Housing Justice Network takes an extreme measure and calls for the mayor to declare a state of emergency on homelessness.
News November 20
Premier Jason Kenney announces the launch of a public inquiry into foreign-funded anti-Alberta energy campaigns in July 2019. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Alberta premier’s aggressive manner, coupled with the rise of a fringe western separatist movement, have too many Ottawa insiders overly worried.
Blog November 20
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David Suzuki | Achieving sustainability throughout the seafood industry supply chain remains a work in progress. SeaFood Progress is tracking sourcing information and sustainability compliance across the industry.
Blog November 19
 Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and cabinet swearing-in ceremony, April 30, 2019. . Image: Ian Jackson/Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | If you're shocked that Jason Kenney's government has effectively just fired Lorne Gibson, the guy who's been investigating the sleazy kamikaze campaign, you haven't been paying attention.