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May
20
Why Did Andrea Horwath Struggle at The Ontario Leaders’ Debate?

Why Did Andrea Horwath Struggle at The Ontario Leaders’ Debate?

This election, Horwath is fighting a war on all fronts, has the most to lose and hasn’t figured out a way to distinguish herself.
May
19
Yes, The Ukraine War Could Have Been Prevented

Yes, The Ukraine War Could Have Been Prevented

“In so many ways Canada has provoked this conflict in Ukraine."
May
18
Can The Ontario Government Actually Lower Gas Prices?

Can The Ontario Government Actually Lower Gas Prices?

Analysts point to a range of factors, including the war in Ukraine and increased demand, as reasons why gas prices are so high.
May
17
Is Canada Really a ‘Tolerant’ Country?

Is Canada Really a ‘Tolerant’ Country?

“It's a very beloved narrative in Canada, and if you try to disrupt it and dislodge it, you get the full force of Canadian racism and anger and hate that we claim doesn't exist.”
May
16
Do 'Moderate' Tories Exist Inside Today's Conservative Party?

Do 'Moderate' Tories Exist Inside Today's Conservative Party?

In this week's episode of North Untapped, we spoke to Maple contributor Jeremy Appel about the six candidates running in the Conservative leadership race.
May
13
Ontario Election Platforms Fail to Address Roots of Housing Crisis

Ontario Election Platforms Fail to Address Roots of Housing Crisis

“If we have a government that refuses to acknowledge the core problem with the housing market, we’re not going to have appropriate solutions.”
May
12
Israel Killed Another Journalist. Canadian Politicians Refuse to Name The Perpetrator.

Israel Killed Another Journalist. Canadian Politicians Refuse to Name The Perpetrator.

“This was not a mistake. This was intentional.”
May
11
Stephen Harper Praises Saudi Regime, Calls for Closer Western Ties

Stephen Harper Praises Saudi Regime, Calls for Closer Western Ties

Amnesty International notes that Saudi Arabia imposes brutal prison sentences on those advocating for human rights or expressing dissenting political views.
May
10
What Are The Biggest Threats to Abortion Access in Canada?

What Are The Biggest Threats to Abortion Access in Canada?

On the latest episode of The Maple's North Untapped podcast, we spoke to Joyce Arthur, executive director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada.
May
09
Who Are The Candidates Running for Conservative Party Leader?

Who Are The Candidates Running for Conservative Party Leader?

The Conservative Party’s third leadership race since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defeated Stephen Harper in 2015 is officially underway.
May
06
How Doug Ford's Government Reduces Abortion Access

How Doug Ford's Government Reduces Abortion Access

“In some hospitals, decisions were made to cut a specific number of abortions in a day, or cut the number of times an obstetrician was in the community.”
May
05
‘Without the Land, We're Nothing’: First Nation Rebuilds After Catastrophic Floods

‘Without the Land, We're Nothing’: First Nation Rebuilds After Catastrophic Floods

“This is a wake up call for all of us, for Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike. Something needs to change.”
May
04
Ontario Liberals Make Bold Promises on Long-Term Care, But Will They Follow Through?

Ontario Liberals Make Bold Promises on Long-Term Care, But Will They Follow Through?

The Liberals are promising to end for-profit long-term care and expand access to home care for 400,000 seniors.
May
03
Does Doug Ford’s Budget ‘Work for Workers’?

Does Doug Ford’s Budget ‘Work for Workers’?

The Ontario budget forecasts a $250 million decrease in labour ministry spending over the next year.
May
02
Month in Review: F-35s and Exploitation

Month in Review: F-35s and Exploitation