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opinion

Please Advise! This US Debate Needs a Serious Drinking Game

Dr. Steve couldn’t agree more, and offers his calming variation. Warning: may require all the booze.

By Steve Burgess, 26 Sep 2016


news

Millennials Angry over Jobs, and NDP Should Be Their Voice, Says Ashton

Labour critic, mulling leadership bid, sees party’s future in harnessing rage of young workers.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Sep 2016


opinion

America’s Sorry State Is No Accident

Powerful interests have worked hard — and won much — promoting misinformation and ignorance.

By Mitchell Anderson, 22 Sep 2016


opinion

Secret Bans, Secret Trials: The Canadian ‘No-Fly’ Lists

First in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, 22 Sep 2016


news

Crash of ‘The Mechanic’: Oil Sands Flogger Bruce Carson Found Guilty

Harper insider convicted on three counts of illegal lobbying.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Sep 2016


news

Star Progressive Pramila Jayapal on Why the Political Left Needs More Activists

It’s key to building successful campaigns today, says Bernie-backed US Congressional candidate.

By Katie Hyslop, 21 Sep 2016


news

Give Employers Faster Access to Temporary Foreign Workers, Says Ottawa Report

Review of controversial program suggests 21 changes, but critics say many favour business.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Sep 2016


news

May to Weaver: No Extremist Fringe Elements in Green Party

But federal party leader stands by decision to purge shadow cabinet over Weaver criticisms.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 15 Sep 2016


news

BC Lib Bragging about Welfare-to-Work Far from Reality

Success vastly exaggerated, based on government’s own press releases.

By Andrew MacLeod, 15 Sep 2016


news

Greens in Uproar, BC Leader Talks of Changing Party’s Name

Three top federal members sacked after group letter attacks Weaver for opposing Israel boycott.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Sep 2016


opinion

Hillary Hurt by Pneumonia? US Leaders Have Weathered Worse

Reflecting on age, health and politics.

By Crawford Kilian, 13 Sep 2016


opinion

Why We Greens Still Push for Anti-Occupation Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions

Members on Israel and Palestine: ‘Green party values oblige us to stand with the oppressed.’

By  24 Green Party of Canada Signatories, 13 Sep 2016


news

BC MLA Pat Pimm Charged with Assault

Former Liberal minister of agriculture resigned from party caucus on Aug. 15.

By Andrew MacLeod, 12 Sep 2016


news

Freeland’s Trade Agenda Fails Canadian Workers, Says Union

Focus on small business ignores threat of Chinese state companies, USW maintains.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 9 Sep 2016


news

Privacy Advocates Fear Bill C-51 Consultations Will Be Skewed

Backgrounder on national security written to address policy concerns, not the public’s, says OpenMedia.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 9 Sep 2016


opinion

Expect a Kinder Morgan Surprise from Trudeau’s Liberals

Many signs point to ultimate approval of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

By Bill Tieleman, 6 Sep 2016


news

Canadians Should Steer Clear of Foreign Political Campaigns, Says Professor

But BC lobbyist, NDP MP defend involvement in Ukraine, US.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 2 Sep 2016


opinion

To Win, NDP Must Break with ‘Underdog Socialism’

No more whining or ‘moral victories.’ New Dems must show voters there’s another way – and they’ve got the conviction to get there.

By Bill Tieleman, 30 Aug 2016


opinion

Think Trump’s Impossible? I Have Two Words for You

‘Rob Ford.’

By Mitchell Anderson, 30 Aug 2016


news

With China Visit, Trudeau to Strive for ‘More Balanced’ Relationship

PM’s trip should bring clarity to what’s been an interesting connection so far.

By Janice Dickson, 19 Aug 2016