Columnists January 31
Youth for Climate - March for a better future in Brussels January 17, 2019. Photo: European Greens/Flickr
Lois Ross | Climate protests in Europe highlight concerns similar to those of small farmers in Canada. Farmers concerned about climate change are calling on a return to smaller, more sustainable farms.
Columnists January 31
Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2016. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In this third part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler describes her husband's final days before his assisted death, and shares her reflections on the process.
News January 31
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Karl Nerenberg | Two days before the byelection vote, polls had the Liberal candidate ahead 13 points. But the vote gave the NDP a win by nearly 10 points – a 23-point difference.
Blog January 30
The Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta courts have ruled that banks come first and polluters can't be forced to clean up their messes if they go broke. We'll learn the Supreme Court's take on this tomorrow.
Columnists January 30
Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2018. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In this second part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler writes about her partner's terminal illness and the development of assisted dying legislation.
Podcast January 30
Nina Usherwood, Royal Canadian Air Force veteran and trans woman
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani, Ron Ma | Nina Usherwood joins hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson to discuss her struggles coming out in the military, the changes she has seen in her career, and why she identifies as a 'Ros-bien'.
Columnists January 30
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister Ralph Goodale announce the appointment of the new Commissioner Designate of the RCMP on March 9, 2018. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | According to a new report, male violence against women has claimed the lives of at least 10,495 women and girls in Canada since 1961, an average of 184 femicides per year.
RabbleTV January 29
rabble staff | At the World Economic Forum last week, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 15, spoke about climate change, and in particular, the pressing need to reduce carbon emissions on a global scale.
Blog January 29
Woman using a smartphone. Photo: Marco Verch/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | A Medicine Hat preacher doesn't seem to have appreciated the online attention his sermon attracted Sunday -- thanks to an ill-advised tweet by an inattentive UCP candidate in a pew.
Columnists January 29
Production still via NFB
June Chua | A new documentary by Canadian director Christy Garland chronicles the many pressures and political internalizations of a young woman living in the West Bank.
Columnists January 29
Supreme Court of Canada building. Photo: shankar s./Wikimedia Commons
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | Columnist Celia Chandler provides a brief history of the legal battle to get medically assisted dying legislation in Canada -- and describes her personal experience with assisted dying.
News January 29
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Karl Nerenberg | The shooting that left six dead and 19 injured in Quebec City was treated quite differently compared with the recent arrest in Kingston.