Posted: April 25, 2012
ONTARIO SHOWDOWN by Linda McQuaig
Ottawa's NDP's Andrea Horwath reclaims social contract.
TRITIUM LEAKS AT PETERBOROUGH AIRPORT from Safe And Green Energy (SAGE)
Four NGOs call for shutdown, protest re-licencing.
THE PRIEST AND POLITICS by Dennis Gruending
National Prayer Breakfast speaker vocal about personal and partisan preferences.
MODIFY THAT POLICY TO WIN by Marc Zwelling
Sell social change by focusing on the customer, not the product.
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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EMBRACES IGNORANCE by Ish Theilheimer
Mindless cuts to environment, food safety, customs, put Canadians' safety at risk.
SILVER LININGS by Penney Kome
Election results show a different face of Alberta.
NEITHER THE FOREST NOR THE TREES by David Suzuki
Green vision offers cure for plant blindness.
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.
ALBERTA, AFTER THE ELECTION by Dave Cournoyer
Status quo results equal Wildrose rebuff.
HARPER'S TRUTH DEFICIT by David McLaren
Attempts to fudge F-35 estimates blocked by public records.
BC POWERBROKERS PLOT CLARK DEMISE by Bill Tieleman
Premier blamed for Liberal by-election losses.
SOUNDING THE FUTURE by Stephen Kimber
Halifax 1970s experiment offers model for 2012 explorations.
FUNDS TO CONTROL TOBACCO USE CUT by Samantha Bayard
Despite success, NGOs lose funding to incite positive change.
BROTHELS AND BAWDY HOUSES by Jody Dallaire
Prostitution is a social and human rights issue, not a moral one.
One 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.
WORKERS' COMP WORKERS SWAMPED by NUPGE
Workload and violence block injured workers from getting support.
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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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.
AFGHANISTAN LIES by Gwynne Dyer
Commanders hide futility of quest as death toll continues to rise.
A MODESTLY INSANE PROPOSAL from Food Safety First
Government expects consumers to police nutrition labels themselves.
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Enjoy touques, moose and maple syrup.