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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
Fair Vote Canada
Representing over 55,000 Canadians, Fair Vote Canada is a grassroots, multi-partisan citizens' campaign for voting reform. We promote the introduction of an element of proportional representation into elections for all levels of g...

News Releases

Canada Votes: The Ethnic Issue
2011-04-21
Canadian Ethnocultural Council
The Canadian Ethnocultural Council (CEC) is pleased that, in this federal election, all political parties are considering the importance of the ethnocultural population in the election process.
Catch 22 - A Voter Powered Campaign to Defeat the Harper Conservatives
2011-04-01
Catch 22 Campaign
A national public interest group opposing the Harper government has named 40 ridings across the country where Conservatives won by small margins and could be defeated by strategic voting.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
2012-11-02
Connexions Archive
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27).
New group urges progressives to build 'One Big Campaign' to take on Harper
2012-04-16
The Campaign to build 'One Big Campaign'
A campaign urging Canadian social activist groups to work together under one massive umbrella to take on the Harper regime and his right-wing supporters was officially launched today.
Sources welcomes Omar Ha-Redeye
2009-01-30
Omar Ha-Redeye
Sources welcomes a new member: Omar Ha-Redeye. Omar Ha-Redeye is frequently interviewed by the media on subjects relating to health, security, law, politics, social media, disasters, minority rights a...

Sources Select Resources

Author Donald Gutstein reveals extent of Stephen Harper revolution in new book Harperism
Smith, Charlie
Article
2014
Straight
In Harperism: How Stephen Har­per and His Think Tank Colleagues Have Transformed Canada (James Lorimer & Company Ltd.), Gutstein makes the case that neoliberalism is far more sinister than simply havi...
Back-Talk from the "Old Stock"
Keefer, Michael
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Stephen Harper has been talking recently about "old stock" Canadians -- and at the same time stirring up fear and loathing against more recent arrivals in this country, notably those of Muslim faith, ...
Beware of Basic Income
Rozworski, Michael
Article
2016
Rank and File
Wouldn't it be great to get a cheque every month just for being you? This is the sweet, fuzzy vision the Ontario and federal Liberals are counting on to sell their latest idea, a basic income. Just th...
Canada's Distorted Electoral System
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
Connexions Information Sharing Services / Ulli Diemer
Canada's electoral system is undemocratic
The Canadian Elections: Cover-Up and Steal (Again)
McMurtry, John
Article
2015
CounterPunch
The opposition parties in Canada's 2015 federal election are sticking to a careful PR-driven script, refusing to even mention the fact that Stephen Harper's Conservatives broke the law and committed f...
Catastrophe: The NDP lost because it deserved to
Laxer, Michael
Article
2015
The Left Chapter
It is, ultimately, astounding how facile and false political narratives come back to haunt those who insist on their veracity.
Connexions Library: Canada Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Canada.
Heaps, Abraham Albert
Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian politician and labour leader. (1885-1954).
Just winning next election not enough for Liberals or NDP
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2013
if there is a new government, it will come to power with the extreme right wing more entrenched than ever before.... Aggressive organizations are determined to maintain policies that tend to reward th...
Macphail, Agnes
Connexipedia Article
Article
Canadian political and activist. (1890-1954).
Strong voter registration campaign could mean the end for Harper
Fillmore Nick
Article
2015
The primary objective of Stephen Harper's absurdly-named Fair Elections Act is to prevent hundreds-of-thousands of Canadians from voting for the NDP, Liberals, Greens, etc. But efforts to help people...
Sympathy for Stephen Harper: Imagine that everyone you trusted had lied to you
Coyne, Andrew
Article
2015
National Post
You will be familiar with the picture we have created of him: suspicious, paranoid, controlling, a leader who trusts no one, leaves nothing to others, insists on taking a hand in even the smallest mat...
Thinking About Self-Determination
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Canadian Dimension / Ulli Diemer
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...

Sources Bookshelf

Canada Since 1960: A People's History
A Left Perspective on 50 Years of Politics, Economics and Culture
Gonick, By (ed.)
Book
2016
An account of the most important developments in Canadian history from the 1960s to today, seen through the eyes of Canadian Dimension magazine.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
Book
2004
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
Sources.com
Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...

Media

Canadian Dimension
An independent magazine of the Canadian Left, of interest to radical Left and anti-capitalist activists and interested observers.
National Observer
Focuses on news through the lens of energy, environment and federal politics.


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