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In Wake Of Trump's Muslim Ban, Canadians Must Rally Behind Trudeau

Shawn Ahmed | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics
Shawn Ahmed

In the aftermath of the 1971 War of Liberation in East Pakistan, which left an estimated three million people dead as well as an estimated quarter mil...

Canadian Police May Have Greatly Underestimated How Many Indigenous Women Are Missing Or Dead

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.12.2016 | World

The number of indigenous women who have disappeared or been killed in Canada may be much larger than previously estimated, officials said this week. R...

Laugh Factory Salutes Chris Rock's Decision

Jamie Masada | Posted 01.26.2017 | Comedy
Jamie Masada

I've been booking comedians for the past 35 years and I have always had the same requirement: They need to be funny. Gender, skin pigment, sexual ori...

What Women Wear Daily: Male Aggression

Cathrin Hagey | Posted 01.19.2017 | Women
Cathrin Hagey

A woman can wear a burka or she can walk the streets stark naked (or anything in between). It doesn't matter! Her safety cannot be guaranteed in either case. What can be guaranteed is that if and when she is harmed, some people will make public their opinion about how what she was wearing contributed to the crime.

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 11.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would have transported oil ...

Trudeau Won Because the Youth Want Old Canada Back

Stephen Marche | Posted 10.21.2016 | World
Stephen Marche

TORONTO -- Voters woke up on Tuesday morning to find that the most powerful people in their government were all under 45. The boomers no longer control Canada. That fact is a transformation to the underlying structure of Canadian political life. And youth wanted the old Canada back, it turns out. Trudeau's election revealed that the traditional Canadian values -- multiculturalism and socialism -- are just too strongly embedded in the national consciousness to be seriously budged.

Justin Trudeau Supports Keystone XL, But Climate Activists Aren't Worried

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

Environmental activists are sounding optimistic that Canada's new prime minister-designate will usher in a new era of climate policy and warmer diplom...

'Green News Report' - October 20, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.20.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama Administration shuts down Arctic oil drilling; Accountability may ...

Pulling Back The Pickets: Full Fossil Retreat Or Strategic Withdrawal?

Carl Pope | Posted 10.20.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Climate science has a different calendar -- fossils must essentially be gone by 2050. That extra 50 years is, to coal and oil, worth fighting for -- and natural gas is oil's alternative of choice. Their secret weapon? Ever lower prices.

U.S. Elections Should Be More Canadian

Scott Blakeman | Posted 10.19.2016 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

Our election process would benefit by adopting this Canadian approach to politics. We should drastically shorten the campaign period, which now begins almost three years before the election. This year's Canadian election was the longest in history. 78 days.

Canadians Hope Strategic Voting Helps Prevent Another Stephen Harper Victory

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

Living in a democracy with just two major political parties limits the amount of “strategic voting” Americans can engage in during an election. Bu...

John Oliver Breaks Canadian Law To Blast Canada's Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.19.2015 | Comedy

On Sunday's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver took a break from the everyday craziness of the U.S. to address some of the slightly chillier everyday cr...

Liberals Win Canadian Election, Ousting Harper, According To Projections

Reuters | Braden Goyette | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

MONTREAL/CALGARY, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau rode a late campaign surge to a stunning election victory on Monday, toppl...

Three Parties, Three Bets in the Upcoming Federal Election

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 10.15.2016 | Politics
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Whatever the outcome on October 19th, the coming election will bring about a conclusion to an exhausting but exciting political thriller while, at the same time, putting an end to three long months of non-governance in this unique democracy.

Niqab or Red Herring?

Lynda Freeman | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics
Lynda Freeman

All my life I have been happy and proud to be a Canadian. The Canada of my generation has been liberal in its policies and with peaceful purpose for i...

What the Leaders Need to Understand About Canada's Shifting Economy

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

As Canadians are becoming all too aware, the spectre of a recession, no matter the definition, looms large during an election campaign.

Adding The Word "Modefolkers" To Political Vocabulary

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Liaquat Ali Khan

For some time, I've been thinking of coining the word modefolkers for inclusion into political vocabulary. Modefolker is a compound word that joins two existing words, mode and folk. The transitive verb is modefolk and the noun is modefolker. As explained below, modefolker means a person who belligerently defends the mainstream values of a culture or community.

Now Is the Time for Blame: Alan Kurdi and the Myth of a 'Generous' Canada

Omer Aziz | Posted 09.08.2016 | World
Omer Aziz

The sobering truth of the matter is that Canada's refugee policy is not generous at all, neither compared to other countries today, nor compared to that most famous refugee destination historically, the Canada of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Two Reasons Americans Should Care About Canada's Election Debate

The Huffington Post | Yujia Pan | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

The United States wasn't the only country that hosted a major televised debate Thursday night between candidates vying to serve as the next head of go...

#SignsYoureRightWing Proves Conservatives Love Tax Cuts, Not Jokes

Tommy Campbell | Posted 08.06.2016 | Comedy
Tommy Campbell

Many say the right wing has an inferior sense of humor, and I guess it's only logical that the political right are not up for a laugh. After all, their politicians are the first to slash arts from the budget.

Why Canada's Election Is Actually Interesting This Time

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.07.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Are We in an Anti-scientific Revolution? Listen In and Find Out

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 06.05.2016 | Science
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Are we living through an anti-scientific revolution? A new CBC radio documentary explores that question in depth, and you can listen in on Sirius XM ...

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Canada Just Confronted Its 'Cultural Genocide' Of Native People. Why Can't The U.S. Do the Same? | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics

My grandmother still recalls the day when the Indian agent came to the Canim Lake Indian Reserve in British Columbia, Canada, to round up the children...

G7: Coffee with Angela Merkel

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz, Founder CAFÉ FOR CHANGE, asks: Madam Chancellor, how many cents of every cup of coffee you will serve at the G7 summit will help eradicate poverty in coffee growing regions?

Environmental Disasters Are About Responsible Governance

Reut Amit | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Reut Amit

Good governance means embracing an environmental review process that includes the people and governments who are most affected by proposed projects, rather than one that robs stakeholders of their voices.