Montreal Massacre: “Remember, then organize.”

Record snowfall may have forced the cancellation of local commemorative events, but the memories of December 6th, 1989 remain fresh, regardless of where we wrestle with them. Though we take time today to reflect on the untimely murders of 18 women (for the heinous crime of being women), all-too-immediate...

2014 Ain’t Nuthin’ But A Number

Hannah Gurman of Foreign Policy In Focus puts the new 2014 Afghan benchmark into perspective: While NATO secretary general, Anders Rasmussen framed 2014 as the end of NATO’s combat mission in Afghanistan, Obama made sure to refer to 2014 as a target date rather than a deadline. The withdrawal of U.S. forces...

Bruyea, Veterans Affairs, and Canadian Democracy: Time to Go “Batsh!t Crazy”

Tuesday’s  revelation that Sean Bruyea, a vocal critic of Veterans Affairs had his private medical records deliberately compromised by bureacrats in a brazen attempt to discredit his legitimate, extensive complaints about systemic deficiencies within the department has struck a nerve among Canadians...

Record-Breaking Canadian Job Losses in January

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_j7FUGV22I&fmt=18] Happy Job Catastrophe Friday (Northern Edition): The recession hit home where Canadians live last month as a massive 129,000 workers joined the ranks of the unemployed and the country’s jobless rate surged to 7.2 per cent. It was the...

Oh, Canada! Here Comes the Manufactured ‘Pro-Life’ Outrage

Hot on the heels of the recent bestowing of the Canadian Labour Congress’ Award for Outstanding Service to Humanity, CBC News reports that pioneering abortion rights activist Dr. Henry Morgentaler is now slated to be appointed to the Order of Canada: Dr. Henry Morgentaler, who led the fight to...

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