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Tyee Reporter Part of Election Fraud Talk Tonight in Victoria (in Mediacheck): A federal vote is on the horizon. Time to bone up on election issues.
'Smoking Gun' Snowden Docs Show Gov't Spies on Canadians, Says Advocate (in News): CSEC sifts through millions of downloaded files each day to track extremists.  Related StoriesCanada Needs to Watch Gov't in Wake of Attacks: Security Expert (in News)
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'Tiny houses' no solution to the unaffordability crisis: Tiny houses are now all the rage in British Columbia nowadays. Nelson Tiny Houses calls them a "political movement" and "as much a work of art as they are a place to live." It's the latest iteration of a "smaller living" trajectory that began with laneway housing in Vancouver, moved on to ...
Queer McGill defends safe space after online backlash: From January 26 to February 5, Queer McGill (QM) will be hosting its seventh annual Rad Sex Week, an event series seeking to explore and destigmatize anti-oppressive, feminist, trans- and queer-positive expressions of sexuality. The two-week-long event will be largely comprised of workshop...
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How the new federal electoral map will create new political realities: by Alice Funke, for the Hill Times Power & Influence Magazine, Winter 2015; Reprinted with kind permission [Note: This article was penned for a November 14 deadline. The analysis holds up pretty well, though a few of the metrics have changed, as noted below.] ———————————— How will the 30 new ...
Latest MP retirements put 2015 open seat count at 25-year high: The 2015 election won't set a record for the number of retiring MPs, but given the 30 new seats being added to the House of Commons, it's setting a 25-year record for the largest number of open seats. An open seat is one having no sitting Member of Parliament running as a candidate. And it's […]
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The Phantom Parliament: As Parliament resumes for its final sitting before the election, one immediately wonders just how populated the Commons is going to be for the next five months.  After all, we are often told that MPs feel better when they’re out engaging with “real Canadians” – as opposed to the fake ones in O...
Sir John A. Macdonald: saintly Father of Confederation or racist, colonial, drunk?: Did the title of my piece shock you? Good. The point I’m trying to make, by way of analogy with the topic under debate in Kingston for the 200th anniversary of John A.’s birthday entitled “Was Sir John A. Macdonald The greatest Prime Minister of Canadian history?”, is that the superlatives sur...
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Strong, free and at war: After watching the latest 24 SEVEN from the PMO, whether or not we’re in combat, it certainly feels like we’re at war.
Tories defend $700,000 spent fighting veterans’ class action suit: The federal government has so far spent nearly $700,000 fighting a disgruntled group of wounded Afghan veterans in court — a revelation that on Wednesday rekindled a political controversy the Conservatives had hoped was behind them. During question period, Prime Minister Stephen Harper tried to c...
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Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Learn more about our new interactive features for Power & Politics and how you can take part in the political conversation -- live and on-screen -- here. Ballot Box refreshes daily -- the question you see above is the current question. Internet Explorer 8 users please note: browse...
Power & Politics' Ballot Box question: Learn more about our new interactive features for Power & Politics and how you can take part in the political conversation -- live and on-screen -- here. Ballot Box refreshes daily -- the question you see above is the current question. Internet Explorer 8 users please note: browse...
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Premiers to meet in Ottawa, but Harper won't take part: OTTAWA - Canada's provincial and territorial premiers gather in Ottawa on Friday to talk energy, skills training, internal trade barriers and the need to get more infrastructure money from the feds.Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who has skipped these Council of the Federation meetings for years, ...
TSB concerned with government response to Lac-Megantic rail disaster: GATINEAU, Que. - The Transportation Safety Board says it's concerned with Ottawa's lack of oversight of train companies as the agency follows up on the response to its recommendations after the July 2013 rail disaster in Lac-Megantic, Que.The TSB said today the Transport Department hasn't yet est...
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Harper’s new ‘anti-terror’ laws threaten basic freedoms: As Parliament resumes this week, the Conservative government will be introducing yet another set of anti-terrorism provisions.
Let the ancestors rest in peace: Grace Islet rests just a few meters off the shore of Salt Spring Island in British Columbia. Formerly part of an ancient village known in the Hul'qumi'num languages as Shiyahwt, its harbour was a hub for Aboriginal fishing families from all over the...
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Quoi lire pour renforcer son expérience Syriza? : Je suis loin d’avoir la bibliothèque la plus sage et la plus diversifiée, moi qui aime par-dessus tout les romans policiers. Quand il se passe quelque chose dans l’actualité, j’aime bien la retrouver aussi dans des livres. C’est une façon de vivre un...
Que font réellement les forces spéciales canadiennes en Irak? : Deux nouveaux échanges de tirs entre les forces spéciales canadiennes et des combattants de Daech (État islamique) soulèvent non seulement des questions sur la nature de la mission et l’honnêteté du gouvernement Harper, mais également sur l’absence d...
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Potential Traps on the Path to U.S.–Cuba Normalization: On December 17, 2014, presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro made history by each taking a bold and politically brave step: They agreed to begin the process of normalizing relations between their two countries. American and Cuban negotiators met secretly on multiple occasions over a surprisingly...
Imagining a World Without Violence: Imagine a threat that endangers the lives of well over a billion people. Even when it does not kill you, it may leave you with physical and emotional scars that last a lifetime. You may be more prone to depression, anxiety, and dependence on alcohol and drugs. You may suffer sexual and reproducti...
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Should we believe that Millennials Don't Care About Owning Cars?: The newest story is that the auto industry just can't understand why Millennials could possibly not want to drive? One can not help from shedding a tear or two for the poor and obviously puzzled auto industry. After all the industry is smart. Just look at the number of "Smart" cars they let l...
Arm school children with cans of food and books to fight off classroom intruders?: Yes, you have read it right. Communication sent to parents of students at one school in one County in the U.S. requested just that — students were asked to arm themselves with an eight ounce canned food item. Up to now children and others often brought canned food to a collection place like a s...
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F is for fun: Illustration by Nick Craine Editor, designer and professor Sheila Sampath is a refreshing voice for intersectional, accessible feminismIT’S OCTOBER 2014 and I’m sitting on the floor in Sheila Sampath’s Toronto living room, discussing the progress of the newest issue of Shameless, an independent ...
New Social Justice All-Stars: online only!: Photo by Benoit Rochon We know we missed many of the amazing Canadians who out there doing great social justice work in this issue, so we’ve decided to feature new all-stars online at this.org throughout January and February. In our first online-only profile, we introduce you to Courtney Cliff, ...
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Mississauga man Abdullahi Mohamoud charged over 2011 fatal incident claiming gas station attendant's life : An arrest has been made in the 2011 Fail to Remain collision that claimed the life of a gas station attendant. On Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 4:54 pm, the accused pumped a quantity of gasoline at the Petro Canada gas station located at Southdown Road and Truscott Drive in Mississauga.  The accuse...
Calgary Police Looking into an ATM Stolen from Casino Calgary : City police have revealed to be investigating a unique theft of an ATM from Casino Calgary. According to the officials, police received a call early this morning about a possible breaking and entering incident. It was later investigated that two or three offenders dressed in dark clothing acces...
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Your Daily Digital Digest for Wednesday, January 21, 2015: Your news links for today: Canada Casts Global Surveillance Dragnet Over File Downloads - The Intercept CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents - CBC News Canada's electronic spy agency takes the lead on internet surv...
Daily Dot: The Internet is crashing the TPP's party: Internet activists got all up in TPP negotiators' faces yesterday. Article by Dell Cameron for The Daily Dot Fed up with secret meetings that will decide the future of trade for more than a dozen nations, a number of protesters swarmed a c...
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Northern Gateway Shows New Approach Needed: Last month, the Northern Gateway pipeline was approved by the Harper government. In response, many First Nations people swore they would never support the pipeline being built through their lands. Many people accused the Aboriginals of being greedy and lazy, opposing the pipeline simply...
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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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Presentation on the Bloor/Durie development in Bloor West Village #parkhp #topoli: Hello all! It's been a while here at the blog. Apologies. I hope to get back to posting more regularly in the near future. I wanted to post my speaking notes from today on an issue that came before the Etobicoke York Community Council. As you will note from my previous blog entry, I have been inv...
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Living Life in the Present: I just got back from a trip in British Columbia’s wine country, followed up by a party-every-day experience in New Orleans — not that you’d know any of that by following me here or on social media. More than ever, I’m just living life in the present — meaning the best I can give right now is an a...

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