Rick Salutin takes on the Spartacus of SeaWorld, embracing our stereotypes, and the speech from the throne.
Politics in Canada
The largest union of federal public sector workers is poised to mobilize against cuts in public sector programs and operations, and to apply pressure on Parliament to reject the federal budget.
The priority in this Budget should have been jobs and support for the unemployed, not deficit reduction, says the chief economist of the Canadian Labour Congress.
The throne speech should have been the most important political news of the last few days but, not surprisingly, the Harper government came up with almost nothing.
Pivot Legal Society
Olympic Canadian Pavilion wrapped up in red tent protest. We talked to John Richardson about how the campaign went and what is next for Pivot and the National Housing Strategy protest.
The numbers in today's budget will underscore the Harper government's prioritization of corporate profits and war. It doesn't need to be this way.
The second prorogation of Parliament has ended, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper is back in the House in budget mode. So what harm was it to prorogue Parliament? Here's the evidence...
Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament has re-invented itself as Canadians Advocating for Political Participation and launched a new video.
The folks who organized those amazing demos against prorogation are re-inventing themselves as Canadians Advocating Political Participation creating what hopefully will be a new democracy movement.
As Parliament resumes, this is the first in a new series looking at the harm Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing to the political and social fabric of Canada.