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Nov
29
Podcast: Canada Dismissed Landmark Report on Israeli Apartheid Without Factual Critiques

Podcast: Canada Dismissed Landmark Report on Israeli Apartheid Without Factual Critiques

Documents show Canadian officials dismissed Amnesty International's report on Israeli apartheid based on vague and unsubstantiated assertions.
Nov
24
Panelists Extol Western Military Principles at Halifax Forum, Warn of ‘Too Much Critical Thinking’

Panelists Extol Western Military Principles at Halifax Forum, Warn of ‘Too Much Critical Thinking’

“We have a problem in the U.S. of too much critical thinking."
Nov
23
Peace a Distant Prospect at The Halifax International Security Forum

Peace a Distant Prospect at The Halifax International Security Forum

The war in Ukraine was front and centre as journalists, politicians, military leaders and businesspeople gathered for the annual Halifax International Security Forum (HFX).
Nov
22
Why Researchers Are Questioning Danielle Smith’s Claimed Family History

Why Researchers Are Questioning Danielle Smith’s Claimed Family History

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s claims of having Cherokee heritage were called into question by researchers last week.
Nov
17
CUPE Ontario Gives Five-Day Strike Notice After Ford Refuses Investments for Students

CUPE Ontario Gives Five-Day Strike Notice After Ford Refuses Investments for Students

"The government refused to invest in the services that students need and parents expect, precipitating this escalation."
Nov
16
Parliamentary Human Rights Report Excludes Mention of Shireen Abu Akleh

Parliamentary Human Rights Report Excludes Mention of Shireen Abu Akleh

A new report is being criticized for not mentioning Israel’s killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and giving scant attention to Israel’s other abuses.
Nov
15
Canadian Military Makes Unsubstantiated Claim About Report Exposing Training of Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists

Canadian Military Makes Unsubstantiated Claim About Report Exposing Training of Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists

The report’s author says he is prepared to explore legal options to defend his work against unsubstantiated claims.
Nov
10
Podcast: Did CUPE Make The Right Call in Ontario?

Podcast: Did CUPE Make The Right Call in Ontario?

We spoke to labour researcher Adam D.K. King about the standoff between Ontario education workers and the Doug Ford government.
Nov
09
Podcast: Should The NDP Push for Peace?

Podcast: Should The NDP Push for Peace?

We spoke to writer Ibnul Chowdhury about his recent piece for Passage criticizing the NDP's virtual lockstep with the Liberal government on the war in Ukraine.
Nov
08
How The Threat of a General Strike Forced Doug Ford to Blink

How The Threat of a General Strike Forced Doug Ford to Blink

"The government managed to unite the entire labour movement in an effort to repeal Bill 28 and protect the Charter rights of workers across Canada.”
Nov
03
Ontario New Democrat MPPs Removed From Legislature Following Heated Criticism of Ford Government

Ontario New Democrat MPPs Removed From Legislature Following Heated Criticism of Ford Government

"Ford is acting like a dictator and a thug. I was kicked out of the legislature today for saying so."
Nov
02
Ontario Education Workers Face Off Ford Government

Ontario Education Workers Face Off Ford Government

Education Minister Stephen Lecce tabled legislation that would impose a four-year contract on CUPE members.
Nov
01
Military Intervention Is No Solution to Violence in Haiti, Experts Warn

Military Intervention Is No Solution to Violence in Haiti, Experts Warn

“The idea that Haiti needs an international intervention to deal with street gangs is ridiculous and racist and completely rejected by Haitians.”
Oct
27
Experts Hope Incoming B.C. Premier Eby Will Heed Disqualified Appadurai’s Bold Healthcare Proposals

Experts Hope Incoming B.C. Premier Eby Will Heed Disqualified Appadurai’s Bold Healthcare Proposals

“It will require investment to make our public system more robust and resilient in the face of privatization.”
Oct
25
Canada Propped Up Venezuelan Astroturf Group Linked to Crumbling ‘Interim Government,’ Note Confirms

Canada Propped Up Venezuelan Astroturf Group Linked to Crumbling ‘Interim Government,’ Note Confirms

“This initiative, made up of and led by women belonging to the upper classes of Venezuela ... has little to say to the Venezuelan women of the popular sectors."