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Anti-environmentalism will be front and centre in a Ford government in Ontario: May 25, 2018 Elections Politics in Canada Doug Ford is part of the worldwide anti-environment movementA PC candidate said she does not believe humans caused climate, and her leader has not disavowed that view. One of Doug Ford’s big pledges is to scrap key measures to reduce carbon emissions. 201...
Venezuela: elections are above international standards for scrutiny: May 24, 2018 Civil Liberties Watch Elections Politics in Canada US Politics World The vultures of Venezuela rabble.ca's correspondent to the Venezuelan presidential elections on May 20 reflects on what he saw in Caracas. Venezuela Election 2018 Live Canada Hands Off Venezuela
The plight of farm workers in Canada : Environment Food & Health Labour Farm work is hard work! The days are long, and the physical work can be heavy and exhausting. Often, particularly on smaller family farms, the monetary rewards are nowhere near what a regular urban salary provides. There are lots of reasons why the family ...
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Evening Brief: Clamscam and staying the course: Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the Canadian Real Estate Association. In cities and towns across Canada, our REALTORS Care® program has raised over $109 million (from 2012-2016) for those in need. Good evening to you and happy Friday! The Lead:  We begin with efforts to keep things f...
Conservatives hammer on ‘clamscam’ again in question period: To wrap up the week, the Conservatives led question period today with a recap of what they’re now calling ‘clamscam.’ “The fisheries minister went out of his way to award a surf clam quota to a company which, one, was run by the brother of a Liberal MP, two, had the lowest percentage of Indigenou...
Ford’s pup-tent strategy backfiring spectacularly: You had to know things were going very wrong with the Progressive Conservative Party’s election campaign when Doug Ford promised this week to eliminate property taxes on the Royal Canadian Legion if he’s elected premier. I’ll forget about the questionable logic of using the tax system to play fav...
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Reading Jason Kenney's UCP policy so you don't have to: The hosts of Alberta Advantage actually read the giant collection of policy proposals that the UCP debated last weekend.
Why Canada’s white supremacists want Doug Ford to win: “Hey, I hope you guys are ready for Ford Nation!” That’s the co-host of the most popular white supremacist podcast in Canada introducing an episode recorded in early March, just days after a tightly contested convention gave Doug Ford the leadership...
International organizations slam Trudeau for pipeline support: Over 230 organizations have released an open letter today blasting the federal government led by Justin Trudeau for its backing of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
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Kinder Morgan and the Power of Civil Resistance (in Opinion): Citizens can shine a spotlight on bad laws or draconian consequences. Second of two parts.  Related Stories Pipeline Expansion: U.S. Refineries Win, Canadians Lose (in Opinion) Please Advise! Why Can’t NDP Buddies Notley and Horgan Just Get Along? (in Opinion) Canadian Taxpayers Held Hostage by K...
Global Stakes High in New Ebola Outbreak (in Analysis): Illness has reached urban centres in the DR Congo, raising risk of rapid spread.
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DISCERNING THE TRUTH: Demonstrators marching in the street holding signs during the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (Photograph by Marion S. Trikosko) If you’ve been a reader of this site, you’ll know I’ve been busy working on a dissertation about the early history of freedom of information in Canada....
BIG BROTHER AND THE PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO KNOW: The threat and fear of Big Brother contributed to the rise of the right to know. (Photograph by 20th Century Fox) Transparency scholars and advocates have often said that freedom of information laws are a reaction to a growth in government – something I’ve found can be seen at the very beginnin...
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Les jeux de la faim: Comme un peu tout le monde, j’ai longtemps pensé que la série The Hunger Games était de la pure fiction. Mais comme d’habitude, quand sort un récit d’anticipation dystopique, il est tragiquement facile d’en faire une analogie avec le réel.
Prolétaires de tous les pays, qui lave vos chaussettes?: Peut-on critiquer le capitalisme et réfléchir à de nouvelles formes de vivre-ensemble sans aborder la question de la reproduction? La plupart des grands penseurs™ évacuent pourtant cet enjeu de leurs analyses. Est-ce un oubli ou un choix délibéré? Al...
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Donations reveal partisan loyalties in Canada: This week, the National Post released a remarkable new feature on their website that lets you easily see who has given money to provincial and federal political parties in Canada, with data that stretches back decades. Though some of the results are flawed — in particular, people with similar nam...
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PC Leadership Race Finally Over Marred with Chaos & Controversy: It wasn’t like the film of the Jamaican bobsled team called “Cool Running’s,” It was far from that, it was more like the Energizer Battery ......Read More The post PC Leadership Race Finally Over Marred with Chaos & Controversy appeared first on .
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Yes, Change is Hard and Requires Math, That is Why We Elected You: So it seems that the response about the electoral reform committee (EMME) process is that there are lots of committed, organized, focused, passionate people who want to make this country better, speaking for the importance of changing our voting system to one that assigns seats in proportion to t...
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Teaching Digital at the Kennedy School of Government: Part 6: Bringing it Together: Okay, so to recap, here at the Kennedy School of Government I’m interested in the social, economic and policy changes brought about by the way digital technologies expand or threaten how we can solve problems, relate to one another, and reimagine institutions and the world. We have a range of stu...

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