Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s self-serving decision to shut down Parliament effectively nuked committee inquiries into the WE Charity scandal. It's time for Canadians to reconsider the role of the controversial practice of prorogation in Canadian democracy.
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Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocideCanada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide
The final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), which labeled the ongoing violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada a "Canadian genocide" caused by "state actions and actions rooted in colonialism and colonial ideologies", calls on Canadian society "to address the
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Meagan Bell argues that surveillance capitalism, the data-driven business model driving Google, Facebook and other Internet companies, weakens Canadians' ability to defend democracy, human rights and the human future.
Saying no to power: The resignations of women cabinet membersSaying no to power: The resignations of women cabinet members
The recent resignations from the Trudeau cabinet by Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott confirm the limits of Canadian liberalism, as did suffragist Mary Ellen Smith's 1921 resignation from the British Columbia cabinet.