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#33 Bordel en tout genre
Les nouvelles politiques d'identité de genre annoncées en Alberta mélangent le droit des enfants avec le droit des parents dans un contexte où les corps et esprits des personnes trans sont déjà sous contrôle social, familial, politique, médical et juridique, et leur sentiment le plus profond par rapport à leur identité, constamment délégitimisé.
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#941 Danielle Smith’s Edge of Sovereignty
Danielle Smith’s Sovereignty Act is like trying to get away with amending the Constitution via a hastily-scrawled Post-it note, flimsily affixed while no one’s looking.
Calgary conservatives plotted to entrap and oust Mayor Nenshi in “big store con” scheme
Political fixer David Wallace says he was paid for failed “Operation Peacock”
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#49 Guns And Wild Roses
What is going on in the Wild Rose Country? Mattea Roach is joined by experts Catherine Griwkowksy, Emilie Nicolas, and David Moscrop. Together they unpack the implications of Alberta’s new premier's calls for more sovereignty and the possible unravelling of our beloved Canadian federalism. This week we also get into Canada’s complicated diplomatic response to the Iranian protests.
When government demands a “return on investment” from education
With its move to performance-based funding, Alberta is rethinking the purpose of postsecondary
#792 Education: What Is It Good For?
Funding cuts, tuition increases and staff layoffs. What's going on with post-secondary institutions in Alberta?
Lessons from the one unionized Starbucks in Canada
A single Starbucks location, in Victoria, B.C., successfully organized in 2020. Now several others are hoping to join them.
“Dog Killed, Man Dead”: Global News’ Language For Police Shootings
We all like dogs, but...
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#301 Jason Kenney Vs. Bigfoot
What's the best way to cover allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces - or just generally, really? And the Alberta government has some harsh words for an animated Bigfoot movie.
#353 Dinosaur Internet
The pandemic has widened the digital divide, leaving people from Iqaluit to rural Alberta and Ontario fuming at ISPs like Xplornet.