Here is some good news for you progressives in Canada and elsewhere in the world. Americans dig the term “progressive”. A new poll from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press shows that “progressive” is the most positively viewed political label in America.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Sidney Crosby’s recent layoff due to concussions speaks to the ugliness of violence in Canada’s national sport, hockey. It’s time for Canadians to cleanse the sport of the disgraceful and uncivilized practice of fighting. Hockey violence causes chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which
Robert Chisholm dropped out the race to replace the late Jack Layton as the Federal leader of the New Democrats for a noble reason. The Nova Scotia NDP MP doesn’t speak French. The leader of the Official Opposition, who might just become our next Prime
Occupy Ottawa activist, Andy Wilson, sees a future political role for the movement. During Occupy Ottawa’s November 28 General Assembly, Wilson proposed the creation of a Political Action Committee for the movement. During its December 3, General Assembly, Occupy Ottawa approved his proposal.
As we remember the 14 victims of the Montreal massacre, we must act to promote gender equality and end violence against women and girls in Canada.
My immediate reaction to the passage of the Conservatives omnibus crime Bill C-10 yesterday was: “See you all in jail!” It’s the worst reaction by an avowed lifelong social-political activist. That’s because, even in the darkest hour, hope is a terrible thing to lose. At
The irony of it all! At around 2.am Wednesday morning, more than 150 Ottawa Police officers pounced on eight Occupy Ottawa protesters peacefully resisting eviction from Confederation Park, where they’d camped for five weeks shining a light on growing economic disparities in Canada. In the
With crackdowns against Occupy protesters in New York, Vancouver and other Canadian cities in recent days, we knew this moment of force and madness would come to Canada’s capital. Today, on its 38th day of a peaceful occupation of Confederation Park, the Occupy Ottawa movement