Blog November 27
View from interior of transport truck. Image: AILAFM/Flickr
Ed Finn | Nearly 2,000 Canadians are killed every year and another 10,000 seriously injured in highway crashes, most of them involving collisions between cars and heavy trucks.
Blog November 27
Isabel Zuleta of Movimiento Ríos Vivos Antioquia in Colombia and Natalia Atz Sunuc of the Guatemalan association Kaji' Ajpop. Image: KAIROS
Gabriela Jiménez | Large-scale resource extraction perpetuates violence, even in countries with peace accords. Women are often on the frontlines of mobilizing to protect land and water.
Blog November 27
Jason Schilling. Image: David J. Climenhaga
Maya Bhullar | Jason Schilling assumed the presidency of the Alberta Teachers' Association on July 1, 2019. Read what he had to tell us about the UCP government's effort to undermine public schools.
Blog November 27
CN Rail grain train at Spences Bridge, B.C. Image: Mick Hall/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Don't look for any Conservative to confess they were wrong about the CN rail strike. Admitting error -- even when it's blatantly obvious -- is just not in their political DNA.
Columnists November 27
Farmland in Malahide, Ontario. Image: Peter Giesbrecht/Wikimedia Commons
Lois Ross | A century of ever-increasing farm size and land concentration is now leading us into a new era of speculation on farmland.
Podcast November 27
Image: Appian Way and Bloomfish Productions. Used with permission.
Face2Face | It's not an either/or -- Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville talk about the film 'And We Go Green,' exploring how electric cars can preserve the sport of racing and also cut down emissions.
Podcast November 27
Jeeti Poonir and Baljit Sangra. Image: Gilad Cohen.
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Jeeti Pooni and director Baljit Sangra discuss their documentary about how the justice system can better support survivors of sexual abuse, especially for women of colour and immigrants.
Blog November 27
Image: GUE/NGL/Flickr
David Suzuki | Children are especially vulnerable to climate disruption. But governments around the world are still putting the fossil fuel industry's interests first.
Blog November 26
In what is again becoming a typical Alberta scene, workers, this time unionized nurses, protest Kenney Government policies at the Alberta Legislature last week. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Canadian charter rights stand in the way of the objective of silencing unions, Alberta's UCP seems prepared to bulldoze them.
Podcast November 26
Image: Used with permission of Ontario Parent Action Network
Scott Neigh | Rachel Huot talks about the emergence of a network of parents committed to fighting the cuts to public education in Ontario.
Blog November 26
Image: Jason Kenney/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | There's nothing like a good-natured rivalry to raise spirits during a government-inflicted recession. David Climenhaga bets Edmontonians can do a better job booing Jason Kenney than Calgarians.
News November 25
Image: Justin Trudeau/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals have abandoned any pretence to the idealistic and aspirational spirit of reform that -- at least rhetorically -- informed their first mandate.