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Teaching Assistants strike at the University of Toronto: Monday, March 2, 2015 At the last minute, TAs vote to reject a tentative agreement at the University of Toronto.   Teaching Assistants (TAs) at the University of Toronto are walking t...
Teach For Canada: De- or re-colonizing Indigenous communities in Canada? : As instruments for advancing democratic values, Canada's public schools have an ambiguous legacy. Over the years, many exclusionary and colonialist policies have been challenged, and this shift in cultural values has inspired policies to help make public schools in Canada more diverse and ...
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Your Daily Digital Digest for Monday, March 2, 2015: Your news links for today: Bill C-51 will ruin, not protect, lives of Canadians - ThinkPol Stephen Harper’s Bill C-51 undermines Canadian democracy and amounts to anti-dissent laws - Pirate Party of Canada Canadian anti-terror bill ope...
Guest Blog by Connie Fournier: Conservatives should be worried about C-51 too: Principled Conservative blogger Connie Fournier details why she is against the government's secret police Bill C-51. By Connie Fournier Much has been said recently about the "anti-terrorism" Bill C-51 that is currently being debated in the...
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Pesticide likely killed two Quebec sisters in Thailand in 2012: coroner: RIVIERE-DU-LOUP, Que. - A Quebec coroner says two sisters found dead in their hotel room in Thailand in 2012 were probably intoxicated by a pesticide.Renee Roussel says the fact Audrey and Noemi Belanger were both very sick and appeared to have the same symptoms led her to conclude they suffered ...
Bell Heads To Court Over U.S. Super Bowl Ads In Canada: OTTAWA - One of Canada's media giants has launched an appeal of the broadcast regulator's ban on substituting Canadian advertising over American ads during the Superbowl.Bell Media (TSX:BCE) has filed a motion with the Federal Court of Appeal seeking leave to appeal a Jan. 29 decision by the Cana...
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WHEN JOURNALISTS GET MAD: Are Canadian journalists having a Howard Beale moment? (Photograph by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) “I’m mad as Hell and I’m not going to take this anymore.” That was how some journalists seemed to respond last week to an open letter I wrote about how government communications staff are helping to kill ...
THE TYRANNY OF THE TALKING POINT: Spin doctors control what information government does and doesn’t release. (Graphic by Shutterstock.com) Dear government spin doctor I am working on a story about how the job you’re doing is helping to kill Canada’s democracy. I know that your role, as a so-called communications professional, i...
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How to minimize Islamic State lure for Canadian youth: Siddiqui : Canada has joined the war on Islamic State and is also seeing palpable hostility to Muslims and Islam.
Being stupid in the endless war on terrorism: Siddiqui: The best antidote to terrorism is democracy. So we crush it in Muslim lands, by cozying up to autocrats there.
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Quebec Education Minister resigns in disgrace: Quebec Minister of Education Yves Bolduc resigned today, after a short tenure marked by one frighteningly obtuse statement after another.
Much ado about niqab : “This is not the way we do things here,” Stephen Harper recently told reporters, when asked to explain why the government was appealing the Federal Court of Canada ruling to allow Muslim women to wear a niqab during a citizenship swearing-in ceremony...
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Canada's Forgotten Law on Free, Universal Higher Ed (in Opinion): Wallowing in student debt? You've been robbed. Twice.
Meet the Menstruators Fighting Canada's 'Tampon Tax' (in News): A Q&A with two young people petitioning for tax exemption. Period.
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Russia, Repression and The Rule of Law: Any battle between the Russian state and its political opponents has always been an unequal contest, since the state brings an overwhelming superiority to such confrontations. This disparity is as true today as it was during the Soviet Union’s fight against dissidents and imperial Russia’s strugg...
No place like home? Unearthing two new habitable planets: The recent discovery of two new planets, dubbed Kepler-438b and Kepler-442b, proves that small habitable-zone planets exist – something we did not know only five years ago. The question of whether alien worlds like our own exist around other stars has captured the public imagination since antiqui...
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Price of oil down - Price of gas up - So what's new?: Greed itself is not bad. In fact is needed in appropriate amounts. Otherwise we would still be living in caves and chewing old bones around the dying flame of the fire. Making the jump from ancient times to our days, we knew that cheap gas was an aberration and just too good to last: Gas pri...
The Earth's climate is warming. Believe, Believe, Believe! Or something like that: As you are freezing while digging yourself out of a mountain size snowbank in subzero temperatures somewhere in the Northeast of the American continent, think positive and keep the spark of life going in your frozen body. Focus on the dogma of the current climate change, without doubting what th...
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21 MPs Still Unconfirmed for 2015 Ballot, and Other Nominations Trivia: With an election looming on the horizon, 21 Members of Parliament have still not been confirmed as candidates for the upcoming federal election, while 44 others are bowing out, and 2 Commons seats sit vacant. The "As yet Unrenominated Incumbents" list includes MPs from the Conservatives, Liberals...
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Gender Block: Patricia Arquette, gender equity and intersectionality: Unless you don’t use social media (which you totally do and probably have at least once since clicking this link) you have heard about Patricia Arquette’s that-went-downhill-fast Oscars moment. During her acceptance speech, after winning Best Supporting Actress for her role in Boyhood, she spoke ...
Music makers: With this his final column in the print edition of This, MASON WRIGHT begins a regular series profiling independent Canadian record labels for this.org. Here is his first, from our Jan/Feb 2015 issue.CANADA IS HOME TO DOZENS of small and independent record labels that nurture the development of e...
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Australian Chief of Defence Force visits troops of the Emergency Support Force : Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin has visited troops deployed to the Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Byfield regions to thank them for their support in cleaning up after Cyclone Marcia. CDF praised the troops from the Army’s 3rd and 11th Brigades for their efforts i...
Hindus laud Colorado Senate committee for blocking yoga regulation : Hindus have commended Colorado Senate Education Committee for the bill preventing Division of Private Occupational Schools from regulating yoga instruction in the state. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who strongly criticized the attempts to regulate yoga in the past by various stat...
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Une curieuse alliance: Sondage après sondage, la tendance se confirme. Un an après la fin officielle du débat sur la « Charte des valeurs », les cendres identitaires sont toujours brûlantes au Québec. Les attentats de l'automne (St-Jean-sur-Richelieu et Ottawa) et de l'hiv...
Rétablir le programme Aliments-poste et l’élargir: La hausse du prix des aliments dans le Nord canadien est un problème qui mobilise de plus en plus l’opinion publique. Des photos d’aliments de base affichant des prix exorbitants circulent dans les médias sociaux. Et qui n’a pas été choqué par la fro...
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In the City: Jully Black concert benefits CARE’s work for women and girls: CARE Canada hosted welcomed R&B artists Jully Black to the capital for a benefit concert Saturday. The concert was the work of the Ottawa I Am Powerful council — a group of influential women who “raise awareness and funds for CARE’s work in lifting women and girls out of poverty.” ...
Bell takes CRTC to court over ban on substitute Super Bowl ads: One of Canada’s media giants has launched an appeal of the broadcast regulator’s ban on substituting Canadian advertising over American ads during the Super Bowl. Bell Media has filed a motion with the Federal Court of Appeal seeking leave to appeal a Jan. 29 decision by the Canadian Radio-televi...
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PMSH says gov’t to “widely” consult on assisted dying: In Question Period, Prime Minister Steven Harper indicated that the government will consult “widely” on the issue of assisted dying. Video from The Toronto Star. The post PMSH says gov’t to “widely” consult on assisted dying appeared first on Loonie Politics.
Ontario PC leadership candidates address sex-ed protesters: Some candidates in the Ontario PC leadership race spoke to a Toronto crowd protesting an update to sex education in the province Tuesday. Tory MP Patrick Brown said the government did not consult parents about the changes. Video from The Toronto Star. The post Ontario PC leadership candidates ad...
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Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Thursday we asked: How serious a problem is racism in Canada?- Very: 370 votes (26%)- Somewhat: 346 votes (24%)- Not very: 691 votes (49%)- Unsure: 7 votes (0%)  Thursday we asked: How serious a problem is racism in Canada?- Very: 370 votes (26%)- Somewhat: 346 votes (24%)- Not...
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Don’t say the “N” word:
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Toronto’s Future Isn’t Written Yet: If you make to the end of the Back to the Future movie trilogy, past the flying cars and cowboys the last scene has a sage bit of wisdom to help you get through life…and voting: Jennifer: I brought this note back from the future (about Marty losing his job) and…now it’s erased! Doc: Of course it...
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Government Procurement Failure: BC Ministry of Education Case Study: Apologies for the lack of posts. I’ve been in business mode – both helping a number of organizations I’m proud of and working on my own business. For those interested in a frightening tale of inept procurement, poor judgement and downright dirty tactics when it comes to software procurement and g...

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