Black Lives Matter is not just an “American thing”

By Dan Darrah If you were standing on the northern platform of Yorkdale Station, you could probably hear the rallying cries along Allen Road. The cacophony of stalled traffic made every effort to drown out the noise, but the familiar rhythm seemingly bled through with ease. “My black life matters! Your black life matters!” The… Read More Black Lives Matter is not just an “American thing”

Solidarity in the North: Hay River strikes new deal for labour peace

HAY RIVER, NWT – After a gruelling six month strike, the municipal government of the small Northwest Territories’ community of Hay River has ratified an agreement that permits their workers a hard-fought wage increase. The agreed increases of 2% this year and another 1.5% in 2016 fall short of what the union representing the workers… Read More Solidarity in the North: Hay River strikes new deal for labour peace

Harper: economic steward no longer

In October, don’t let a Conservative candidate tell you that only they can operate the economy Stephen Harper: tough on crime. Balancer of budgets. Economic steward. Lover of AC/DC, the Beatles, and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Author. Devout Evangelical Christian. Husband to Laureen, father to Benjamin and Rachel. Will you stand with him this elect—wait,… Read More Harper: economic steward no longer