March 21, 2018EducationSupport in Alberta is overwhelming for ending public support of elite private schools, new poll showsAlbertans are pretty unenthusiastic about the whole idea of giving public money to schools that charge tuition, the Environics poll done for the Alberta Teachers Association shows.private schoolsprivate educationAlberta Education
David J. ClimenhagaNow that's interesting! According to a new poll, the idea of ending funding for elite private schools enjoys more support in Alberta than does the idea of completing the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline to Vancouver! The poll on education funding, done by Environics Research for the Alberta Teachers Association, dealt only with p […]
Yves EnglerWe should be concerned about Jagmeet Singh's support for political violence. But not the stuff that's making news. While the media makes much of the new NDP leader's ties or indifference to Sikh violence, they've ignored Singh's leadership of a party and community that has repeatedly backed Canadian aggression. In a rabble […]
Ehab LotayefOver seven years ago there was an uprising in Egypt that shook the Middle East and the world. The January 25, 2011 revolution that achieved the impossible and deposed of longtime dictator, Hosni Mubarak, was dubbed the Facebook revolution because of the prominent role Facebook and other social media played in making it possible. Unfortunately, af […]
This week on Act Out!, March is Women's History Month – and while it's always a good idea to recognize the powerful role of women in the fight for justice, not all women who have power wield it well – or deserve our pride and recognition.