Nov 28
From 'Marco’s Oriental Noodles'. Image: cbc.ca-mediacentre
Interview with 'Marco’s Oriental Noodles' filmmaker Howie Shia on how using a story to show cultural appropriation through food
Nov 27
It's out of control within Canada and also internationally, thanks to neoliberalism and capitalism.
Nov 26
Image: Flickr/49889874@N05
A heated trailer at Moss Park will get harm reduction workers and those they help out of the cold this winter.
Nov 24
Dawn at Lapa Rios on the south end of the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. Photo: joiseyshowaa/Flickr
The happiest countries in the world are not necessarily the richest, but those with truly democratic governments.
Nov 23
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks at the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta
How Notley aims to steer Alberta’s New Democrats to victory in 2019
Nov 22
College faculty have voted to reject the Council's forced contract offer by 86% in a historic vote on November 16. Photo: OPSEU/Twitter
Concerns about Ontario college system continue as government orders faculty back to work
Nov 21
Farmers called on ASEAN Summit leaders to adopt the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in the Rural Areas on November 12, 2017. Photo: @via_campesina/Twitter
Global small farmer movement La Via Campesina has released a report on food sovereignty and food production problems around the world.
Nov 20
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh was handed orange roses by a supporter while visiting Toronto on Oct. 13. Photo: @thejagmeetsingh/Twitter
Almost out of the gate, Jagmeet Singh faced aggressive questions on Quebec and Air India. He might consider working on more carefully crafted and nuanced answers.
Nov 19
Conventional soldiers "keeping the peace" could be as fatuous as the obscene "war to end all wars" was. But apparently most Canadians like the idea of peacekeeping -- who wouldn't?
Nov 17
U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis with Saudi Arabia's leader Mohammad bin Salman in March, 2017. Photo: U.S. Department of Defense/Flickr
Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Arabia’s new absolute ruler Mohammad bin Salman are creating a world of uncertainty
Nov 16
In 1992, concerned scientists described a series of danger signs for the planet, including loss of species, deforestation and climate change. Twenty-five years later, their new warning shows that all
Nov 14
Canadian minister of infrastructure and communities, Amarjeet Sohi. Photo: Rosemary Frei
Government silent on how much of the $180 billion slated for infrastructure projects over the next 12 years will come from private investors
Nov 14
Government silent on how much of the $180 billion slated for infrastructure projects over the next 12 years will come from private investors
Nov 13
Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem before a game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on October 15, 2017, in Landover, Maryland. Photo: Keith Allison
In sports and teaching, brave individuals are opening up what it means to stand up (or kneel down) for others
Nov 12
Report on October 26 public meeting in Vancouver with singer/songwriter Roger Waters, organized by Independent Jewish Voices-Vancouver and local Palestine solidarity groups
Nov 11
Canadians advancing through German wire entanglements, Vimy Ridge, April 1917. Canada. Department of National Defence. Library and Archives Canada, PA-001029
This Remembrance Day there is special emphasis on World War I. Lest we forget, that war was not only brutal and deadly, it was also, in many ways, unnecessary and unjust
Nov 10
Secreting wealth in tax havens deprives Canadian governments of massive amounts of tax revenue every year
Nov 8
Montreal's new mayor Valérie Plante at an event in 2015. Photo: Ville de Montréal
Plante is a progressive step away from paternalistic, autocratic municipal governance
Nov 7
Photo: Alex Guibord/Flickr
The Treasury Board is considering the impact of Supreme Court of Canada decision
Nov 6
Generation Nutrition program for Canadian schools. Photo: Action Against Hunger
Policymakers must make it easier to educate children and families as the government finalizes this country's first national food policy
Nov 5
Pressure is being put on the provincial government to encourage equity for strikers ahead of the 2018 election
Nov 3
The 2014 Climate Change meeting in Bonn, Germany. Photo: Shubert Ciencia for UNFCCC
Countries of the Global South and environmentalists are fighting developed countries oil giants being allowed in to climate change negotiations
Nov 2
Catalonia's declaration of independence from Spain on October 27, 2017. Photo: Antonio Litov/Fotomovimiento/Flickr
Homage can be paid to Catalonia's decision without criminalizing leaders
Nov 1
The lack of transparency around NAFTA means undemocratic policies are being considered which could harm ordinary Canadians
The lack of transparency around NAFTA means undemocratic policies are being considered which could harm ordinary Canadians
Oct 31
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in 2013. Photo: Anwar Hossain EU/ECHO/Flickr
Understanding the context of the current crisis in Burma is important
Oct 27
Photo: Matthew Berens
Ralph Goodale's series of new memos defy the absolute prohibition on torture. This is immoral and foolish, given how Canadian citizens have been treated and the deserved payouts they have received
Oct 26
The headquarters for the Law Society of Upper Canada is in Osgoode Hall.
Discrimination and bias are experienced daily by racialized licencees
Oct 25
Bill Morneau’s fall fiscal update gives the beleaguered finance minister a chance to shine. But his soaring rhetoric about his new measures might outrun their modest ambitions
The Trudeau government’s fall fiscal update gives the beleaguered finance minister a chance to shine. But Bill Morneau’s soaring rhetoric about his new measures might outrun their modest ambitions
Oct 24
Mìwàte's dazzling lights distract from the dam that imprisons the falls. Photo: Dr. Julie Comber
There is an appropriate and inappropriate way to celebrate the sacred Akikodjiwan (Chaudière Falls) through art
Oct 22
In light of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein women took to social media to share their experiences with the hashtag #MeToo. It's an old story, but it's still news.

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