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Stephen Harper quits his day job, sets up 'international' consultancy -- brace for trouble! : Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. Just what Canada and the world need! Another right-wing "consulting firm" with a murky mandate. There is a kind of fearful symmetry, to borrow a phrase, to yesterday's Facebook revelation ...
Joan Haggerty's new novel is a West Coast family saga: rey-2016-08-27a.mp3 A new novel by Bowen Island resident Joan Haggerty follows four families, including one Japanese family, through the tumultous years of the Second World War and beyon...
Here's what B.C. teachers aren't including on their back-to-school supply list -- but maybe they should: Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. read more
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Next Economy: Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World? (in News): For-profits are so over, say authors. Part of a Tyee series on capitalism’s crisis.
‘The Tunnel’: A Thrilling Break from Summer’s Limp Cinema (in Culture): Amid the standard buffet of blammo and sausage parties, finally: a film to love.  Related Stories A Cruel Summer of Wretched, Big Movies (in Culture) Spies, Spies, Everywhere Spies (in Culture) 'Snowpiercer' Is the Must See Movie of Summer (in Culture)
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Alberta PCs set rules for leadership race: Former Alberta Progressive Conservative leader Jim Prentice leaves after speaking to party faithful in Calgary. The PCs have laid out the rules for their leadership contest, including retroactive finance disclosure and a rule forbidding candidates from doing anything that could harm the PC brand....
‘I just don’t speak for Donald Trump’: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Akron, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) WASHINGTON — Dona...
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Exclusive interview: Elizabeth May on why she's staying as Green leader: Elizabeth May has decided to remain on as Green Party leader, after taking some time off to reflect on her future following the party's vote on a resolution to endorse the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel. May distanced herse...
Montreal mayor, PQ leader call for emergency suspension of Energy East hearings: In a press conference at city hall late this afternoon, Montreal mayor Denis Coderre dropped a bombshell. He called for the suspension of National Energy Board hearings on TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project, set to start on Monday in Montreal...
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Mauril Bélanger’s Funeral Ends with Gender-Neutral Version of O Canada : Veteran Liberal MP for riding of Ottawa-Vanier for 21 years through eight elections, Mauril Bélanger, was laid to rest on Saturday amid the voice of a gender-neutral version of O Canada sung at the ceremony. Hundreds gathered to remember the popular politician known for his dedication to the peo...
Six Terrorists, ISIS Commander Arrested in Balochistan : Law enforcement agencies of Pakistan carried out a special intelligence-based operation on Saturday to detain seven terrorists, including a prominent Al-Qaeda and Daesh commander, in Nushki, Balochistan. Sources privy to the operation claim that it was conducted on the basis of intelligence acqu...
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Le minimum du salaire: Depuis quelques mois, la revendication de l'augmentation du salaire minimum à 15 dollars de l'heure prend de plus en plus d'ampleur dans l'espace public québécois. Après que de nombreux groupes, syndicats, associations et même certains partis politiq...
Bernie Sanders : plus qu'un simple candidat: «C'était une révolution, et nous n'allons pas abandonner», disait au New York Times le 28 juillet une déléguée de Bernie Sanders à la convention du Parti démocrate. Déçue, mais déterminée à voter pour Clinton. Et surtout déterminée à se battre pour l...
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The Case Against Elizabeth May As The Next NDP Leader: In an op-ed in The Globe & Mail, Gerald Caplan (whom I absolutely admire and greatly respect) asserts that Elizabeth May should be the next leader of the NDP.  Just in case his article was not written in a “tongue-in-cheek” spirit, let’s indulge his suggestion for a moment.  I respectfully...
Trudeau’s abs are more important than our democracy: Out of all the propaganda that is constantly peddled by our Canadian political parties, perhaps the one idea that bothers me most of all, is the statement that Justin Trudeau is “so handsome”.  It may seem petty at first, but it’s a narrative that is constantly being pushed by his supporters a...
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China Seeks To Ease Human Rights Fears Amid Relationship 'Reset' With Canada, PM: OTTAWA — With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to embark on his first official visit to China, the Chinese government is trying to ease concerns about its human rights record as a way to encourage a deeper business relationship with Canada. The economic superpower sees last year's election of Tr...
Tories Twice Rejected Proposal That Could Have Helped More Refugees: OTTAWA — In spite of relentless pressure to help Syrians flee the perils of civil war, Canada's former Conservative government twice rejected a proposal last year to make it easier for Canadians to sponsor them, newly disclosed documents show. Twice in 2015 — first in March, then again in July a...
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Anti-Trumpsters are busy but not effective: As a Canadian, I can only watch the unfolding and the outcome of the Trump saga. Still, one is compelled to ask, how many people are out there who think that if the powers most people call the Establishment are successful in taking out Mr. Trump, things will not return to "normal"? The anger w...
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Your Daily Digital Digest for Tuesday, December 1, 2015: Your news links for today: Dark Clouds Over the Internet - New York Times Surprise! The NSA Is Still Spying On You - Gizmodo UK ISP boss points out massive technical flaws in Investigatory Powers Bill - Ars Technica BlackBerry is leav...
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Minority Math is Hard on the Liberals: The Liberals have run a strong and energetic campaign thus far under leader Justin Trudeau, so it seems unfair how hard it will be for them to find enough seats to claim the head of a minority government. Whether you're following one of the popular poll aggregator and seat projectors, or just wor...
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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BY THE NUMBERS: What secrets do Canadians learn thanks to freedom of information laws? I’ll be scanning news coverage across the country to find out. (Photograph by Shutterstock.com) Canada’s freedom of information laws may be broken. But they can still be used to make public records that the powerful want to ...
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Tories in review: women’s rights: THE SUN HITS the back of my neck as I kneel over my poster board. It’s a hot summer afternoon in June and I’m colouring with markers, shared with the hands of girls decades my junior, helping with childcare at a sex worker solidarity rally. We’re at Toronto’s Allan Gardens, the day’s setting for ...
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How Harper systematically mined anti-Muslim prejudices: In this excerpt from his chapter in The Relevance of Islamic Identity in Canada, Haroon Siddiqui argues that Stephen Harper’s policies constituted an extensive, deliberate strategy to malign Muslims.
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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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Come on Colorado, Just Take One Whiff, What Harm Could It Do?: Colorado may be about to try out another experimental lifestyle habit, single payer universal healthcare: Colorado May Replace Obamacare with Single Payer Prominent Democratic Consultants Sign Up to Defeat Single Payer in Colorado Lobbyists Move to Stop Colorado Report says ColoradoCare would ha...
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Puppet show:
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The Empire Strikes Back: How the death of GDS puts all government innovators at risk: The UK Government Digital Service(GDS) is dead. I’m sure it will continue to exist in some form, but from what I’ve read it appears to have been gutted of its culture, power and mandate. As a innovator and force for pulling the UK government into the 21st century, it’s over. The UK government com...
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Thoughts on the #LPC electoral reform policy plank: As a party member who has been involved with supporting democratic reform initiatives in the Liberal party, I thought I would add a few thoughts to the discussion today on the Liberal Party of Canada's electoral reform plank, rolled out earlier today. The pledge to "Make every vote count" is as f...

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