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What is the relationship between tornadoes and climate change?: September 24, 2018What is the relationship between tornadoes and climate change?On Friday evening, a tornado hit the Ottawa-Gatineau area with winds of up to 200 kilometres per hour. Can we expect tornadoes to increase with climate change?
The public interest and the duty to consult are not in conflict: September 21, 2018It's up to Indigenous and environmental groups to protect the public interestWe cannot count on either federal or provincial governments to put the health of peoples, lands, waters, plants or animals ahead of the money to be made from the extractive industry.
September 22 is World Car-Free Day: Brent Patterson This Saturday September 22 is World Car-Free Day. That's a day when people in cities around the world opt to walk, cycle or take public transit rather than driving a car. In 2016, about 1,500 cities in 40 countries took part in the day. John Vidal writes in The Guardian, "This ...
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Ford calls third investigation into Wynne government’s deficit: Calling it the “biggest scandal” and “worst political coverup in Ontario’s history,” Premier Doug Ford has called yet another investigation into the former Liberal government’s accounting. Ford’s government announced Monday it’s striking a select committee of the legislature to investigate how th...
Tories would ensure ‘suffocated’ pipeline projects proceed: Scheer: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said all energy projects in this country are “being suffocated” by the “incompetence” of the Liberal government. Scheer made the statement during a Monday-afternoon press conference, during which he outlined his party’s plan to ensure projects like the Trans Moun...
Evening Brief: Battling back: Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the Mining Association of Canada. The Towards Sustainable Mining program demonstrates the mining industry’s commitment to mining in the most socially, economically and environmentally responsible way possible. To learn more, visit: http://mining.ca/res...
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The CAQ’s shameless electoralism is a blast from the past: The Coalition Avenir Québec, leading in the polls ahead of October’s provincial election, recently released its “Traffic Reduction Plan” for Greater Montreal. Or so went the marketing pitch. Yet with the bulk of the plan’s $10 billion in proposed inv...
Conservatives join NDP in blasting Trudeau’s pipeline bailout: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to purchase the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan for $4.5-billion has brought together unusual allies across the political spectrum. Many from the pro-pipeline camp have joined pipeline protestors to...
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Task Force Urges BC Government to Slash Rent Increases Now (in News): Tying increases to inflation alone would swiftly help struggling renters, but landlords aren’t convinced.
Fauxpologists like Jian Ghomeshi: How to Deal with Them (in Opinion): Fame is power. Abusive celebs have proven they can’t be trusted with power.  Related Stories Fauxpologists like Jian Ghomeshi: How to Deal with Them (in Opinion) #MeToo Means Men Need to Step Up for Change (in Opinion) Farm Work Program Leaves Women Vulnerable to Sexual Violence (in Opinion)
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Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur: The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Yom Kippur: “Tonight at sundown, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will come ......Read More The post Statement by the Prime Minister on Yom Kippur appeared first on .
The Saudi Canada Dispute and the Russian Viewpoint: The recent diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia has made the news cycle around the world but one aspect of the dispute has received ......Read More The post The Saudi Canada Dispute and the Russian Viewpoint appeared first on .
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EQUALITY OF INFORMATION: Public institutions often don’t distribute information equally. Freedom of information laws were supposed to change that. (Photograph by Shutterstock.com) Freedom of information laws aren’t just a legal mechanism that allows us to obtain internal records from government bodies. It’s also an ins...
CLIMATE CHANGE QUESTIONS UNASKED IN CANADA: California governor Jerry Brown signs a bill setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state. (Photograph courtesy of the Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.) As a journalism professor, I teach my first and second year students that one of the easiest means of breaking news is to ...
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La coupe du monde des femmes: Alors que la coupe du monde bat son plein et que les joueurs s'affrontent sur les terrains, on voit circuler sur les médias sociaux des vidéos et campagnes publicitaires qui visent à sensibiliser les spectateurs quant à l'augmentation des violences f...
Les lendemains qui... jazzent: Suite à la polémique entourant la tenue de la production SLĀV au Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, le Festival international de Jazz de Montréal (FIJM) a annoncé l’annulation du spectacle. Le metteur en scène Robert Lepage a publié un communiqué sur cette an...
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10 times the Globe and Mail editorial page has expressed an absurdly inflated sense of Canada’s place in the world:   1. “How Canada can help lead the way to better global health” (2016) Summary: Canada can improve global health outcomes by telling other countries what to do.   2. “How Canada can become a global food production powerhouse” (2017) Summary: More countries should buy Canadian food.   3. “Time to ...
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Dust Off That Blog, It’s Election Time: Whew, it’s been a while hasn’t it? There’s dust everywhere…how do you even get dust inside a blog? Oh well. There’s an election in Ontario on June 7, 2018 and well, I have opinions (see @rateldajer for the political part of me on Twitter). What’s on my mind right now: In something I don’t rememb...
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“They’ll Just Make It Illegal”: Cryptocurrencies, Public Goods & the State Late last year, I and a colleague from HKS were meeting with a VC I’d gotten to know in San Francisco. As an opening salvo in the conversation, the VC asked us “aren’t you worried about a cryptocurrency making the US dollar obsolete?” I replied that ...

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