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The anti-queer politics of Lethbridge and Alberta

How many pride flags have been burned or torn down in Alberta in the past 5 years? How many Pride crosswalks have been vandalized? If your answer is greater than zero for either, there’s a problem. In Lethbridge, the Pride crosswalks downtown were vandalized twice in the summer of 2017. During the month of June […]

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Federal NDP jump 3 points in latest poll

This puts them only 7 points behind the Conservatives.

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Federal committee approves NDP motion to explore electoral reform

A 12-person House of Commons committee recently voted 7–4 in favour of an NDP motion to form a citizen’s assembly on electoral reform.

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Canada’s (and Alberta’s) gender wage gap during the pandemic

Female part-time workers in Canada made more than their male counterparts over the last year. It was the reverse for full-time workers.

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Canadian MPs approve conversion therapy ban

Canadian MPs voted 263–63 to pass Bill C-6, effectively banning conversion therapy.

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Liberals & Conservatives vote against NDP motion for low-income dental care

Voting in favour of the motion were all NDP MPs, 10 LIberals, 1 Conservative, 1 Green, and 1 independent.

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Federal NDP gaining in popularity, poll after poll

Four voter intention polls this month saw NDP making significant gains, more than any other party, and one had them jumping by 5 points.

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Alberta’s proposed equalization referendum is a $1.4M shiny object

If passed, the referendum ultimately will change nothing for Alberta and will cost us over a million dollars in the process.

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Canada’s moral obligation to pay foreign aid

Canada should spend money on people in Canada. But they absolutely should be spending money on countries elsewhere.

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Trudeau government to spend $9.1M on Alberta infrastructure

UCP government to spend $0.