Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Assorted content from Canada’s federal election campaign.  – Seth Klein examines the considerations to take into account in casting a ballot for real climate action. And Michelle Gamage compares the parties’ positions on fossil fuel subsidies.  – Andre Picard asks whether voters will actually be motivated by health care –

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – David Miller discusses the steps Canada needs to take to help avert climate disaster – as well as the differences in the federal parties’ plans to achieve them (or not). And Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood writes about some crucial climate myths, with the overall

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – PressProgress offers some background on the agitators disrupting Justin Trudeau’s campaign events, while Max Fawcett points out why there’s no reason for us to lend any undeserved credence to anti-vaxxers. But Meshall Awan notes that we also shouldn’t allow posturing over fringe

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In-Sights: 2030 is the new 2050

British Columbia is not just North America’s largest coal shipper, it plans to be a major LNG exporter. Destructive public policies demonstrate the hold on Canadian politicians enjoyed by private vested interests and lobbyists. Otherwise intelligent people have turned into fools who pretend climate change can be ignored or dealt

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign.  – Sam Hammond argues that we should expect our federal parties to strengthen public education in the wake of a pandemic which has exposed the iniquities faced by disadvantaged students. And Ricardo Tranjan highlights why we can’t afford to let parties treat rental

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

Assorted content from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Mitchell Thompson offers a reminder as to why voters can’t trust Justin Trudeau’s election promises based on both his party’s track record of austerity, and his suspicious insistence on precipitating an election rather than supporting Canadians through a pandemic with  the NDP

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Afternoon Links

Miscellaneous material for your Labour Day reading. – CBC News reports on Saskatchewan’s soaring rate of COVID-19 infections which (just barely) trails only Alberta among Canadian jurisdictions. James Keller discusses Alberta’s tragically false assumption that COVID hospitalizations were a thing of the past.  And Dayne Patterson reports on the call

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In-Sights: Truth in labeling?

It is interesting that Jonathan Wilkinson’s federal department is called the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change and George Heyman’s BC job is Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy. Neither is called the Ministry of Climate Action or Ministry of Climate Change Solutions…

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – Bruce Campbell discusses the connection between the climate crisis and wealth inequality – along with the miserable failure of Lib and Con governments in responding to both. And Canadians for Tax Fairness offers a fact sheet on closing tax loopholes.  – Erica Lentl interviews

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – The Maple examines how the timing and format of the campaign chosen by Justin Trudeau could hardly have been designed for lower expected turnout. – PressProgress looks into the background of Lib candidate Mary-Jane Bennett as both a cheerleader for privatization, and

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

 The latest from Canada’s federal election.  – Alex Ballingall writes about the NDP’s task in translating the general popularity of Jagmeet Singh into votes and seats. And Gary Mason highlights how Singh’s strong campaign is complicating the Libs’ expectation of waltzing into a majority.  – PressProgress examines the superficiality of

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Accidental Deliberations: #Elxn44 Roundup

The latest from Canada’s federal election campaign. – David Climenhaga offers a warning against Conservatives bearing gifts, both generally and in their plan for token representation on corporate boards. And the Canadian Labour Congress highlights how the Cons’ interest in gig workers is limited to saddling them with far less

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