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Posted: April 25, 2012

Linda McQuaig

ONTARIO SHOWDOWN
by Linda McQuaig
  Ottawa's NDP's Andrea Horwath reclaims social contract.
 
 

SAGE

TRITIUM LEAKS AT PETERBOROUGH AIRPORT
from Safe And Green Energy (SAGE)
  Four NGOs call for shutdown, protest re-licencing.
 
 

Dennis Gruending
THE PRIEST AND POLITICS
by Dennis Gruending
  National Prayer Breakfast speaker vocal about personal and partisan preferences.
 
 

Marc Zwelling

MODIFY THAT POLICY TO WIN
by Marc Zwelling
  Sell social change by focusing on the customer, not the product.
 
 

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Ish TheilheimerEditorial
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EMBRACES IGNORANCE by Ish Theilheimer
  Mindless cuts to environment, food safety, customs, put Canadians' safety at risk.
 

Penney Kome

SILVER LININGS
by Penney Kome
  Election results show a different face of Alberta.
 
 

David SuzukiScience matters

NEITHER THE FOREST NOR THE TREES by David Suzuki
  Green vision offers cure for plant blindness.
 

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Geoffrey Stevens

THREE POLITICAL SIDESHOWS
by Geoffrey Stevens
  There's nothing dull about Canadian politics this week.
 
 
 

Noise to Signal
SILENT VIGIL by Rob Cottingham
  All gather round the ailing family member.

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Dave CournoyerCanadian politics

ALBERTA, AFTER THE ELECTION by Dave Cournoyer
  Status quo results equal Wildrose rebuff.
 

David McLaren
HARPER'S TRUTH DEFICIT
by David McLaren
  Attempts to fudge F-35 estimates blocked by public records.
 
 

Bill Tieleman
BC POWERBROKERS PLOT CLARK DEMISE
by Bill Tieleman
  Premier blamed for Liberal by-election losses.
 
 

Stephen Kimber
SOUNDING THE FUTURE
by Stephen Kimber
  Halifax 1970s experiment offers model for 2012 explorations.
 
 

Samantha Bayard
FUNDS TO CONTROL TOBACCO USE CUT
by Samantha Bayard
  Despite success, NGOs lose funding to incite positive change.
 
 

Equality time
Jody Dallaire

BROTHELS AND BAWDY HOUSES
by Jody Dallaire
  Prostitution is a social and human rights issue, not a moral one.
 
 

Richard WagameseOne native life

WHY FINNEGAN'S WAKE IS LIKE A MARATHON by Richard Wagamese
  Reading the first page is like running the first lap around the lake.
 
 

Workplaces
NUPGE

WORKERS' COMP WORKERS SWAMPED
by NUPGE
  Workload and violence block injured workers from getting support.
 
 

Harry Kelber
LABOUR NEWS GLOBALLY
by Harry Kelber
  Unions push for two percent for green jobs, no Rio Tinto metals on Olympic podium.
 
 
 

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Hot headlines

DAD WAS BURNED ON 80 PERCENT OF HIS BODY by Katherine Rodriguez
  On April 28, let's honour workers who lost lives on the job.
 
 

Gwynne Dyer

AFGHANISTAN LIES
by Gwynne Dyer
  Commanders hide futility of quest as death toll continues to rise.
 
 

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  Government expects consumers to police nutrition labels themselves.
 
 

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