No labour movement worth its salt was ever built on tepid alliances with workers’ smiling enemies.
Progressives should be pushing to defund or abolish the Canadian military. But, first we need to stop bolstering its capacity to kill in U.S. and NATO lead wars.
A Manitoba case of concern
In the aftermath of the discovery of 751 more unmarked Indigenous children's and adults' graves on the grounds of the former Marieval residential "school," Indigenous MP Jody Wilson-Raybould spoke out.
She said it was time for meaningful government action, not an unnecessary early election.
Almost immediately, Justin Trudeau's Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett responded churlishly with a one-word text to Wilson-Raybould: "Pension?"
After the last four years of wildfire, we all know what comes next. The good news? There’s literally nothing like an extreme heat wave to galvanize public concern over climate change
Tom Parkin: first the Liberals dodged a conversion therapy ban, calling it provincial jurisdiction. Then they rejected an NDP offer to fast-track legislation. Then they delayed bill C-6, playing games with the Conservatives rather than protecting Canadians.
Dropping the secrecy mandate, and guaranteeing the Bureau is truly independent, is necessary to make competition law remotely credible.
If they aren’t immunized, patients and residents should know — and have the right to reject their care.
Will Joe Biden finally listen to the united voice of the world?