Democracy, for a change

by Joyce Murray • When news broke that a by-election was imminent in Labrador following the resignation of Peter Penashue – the disgraced Conservative MP … Read more

3 Parties Maple Leaf

Put Canada First is an independent community that brings generations together to strengthen our democracy and build a fair, open and responsible country.’s small staff team … Read more

Art & activism

How an ancient poet inspired a local initiative to preserve McLellan Forest by Susan McCaslin / photos by Erin Perry • Last Thanksgiving, I discovered … Read more

What do Indians want?

by Thomas King • Thomas King is one of Canada’s premier Native public intellectuals. For the past 50 years, he has worked as an activist … Read more

Leadership on climate needed

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • The race to become leader of the world’s most powerful democracy often seemed disconnected from reality. During debates, the … Read more

The Bubble and Beyond

Fictitious capital, debt deflation and the global crisis by Michael Hudson • This summary of my economic theory traces how industrial capitalism has turned into … Read more


First Nations to enforce ban on trophy bear hunt First Nations on BC’s North and Central Coast have declared a ban on the trophy bear … Read more