Tag Archives: Politics

With #deleteuber and #grabyourwallet trending, we ask: Do boycotts work?

Katrina Clarke | February 21, 2017 | CBC Life Hudson’s Bay is in the crosshairs of a Trump boycott – but does it matter? With the Grab Your Wallet campaign against Trump products gaining steam in the United States and news that some companies, … Continue reading

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Drawing a line between the personal and the professional when it comes to protest

Katrina Clarke | February 3, 2017 |  J-Source This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign I didn’t march. When tens of thousands of people packed the streets of Toronto for the Women’s March on January 21, I wasn’t there. … Continue reading

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Hillary had pneumonia and kept working. Should you?

Katrina Clarke | September 16, 2016 | Toronto Star Caitlin Heffernan’s threshold for calling in sick is so high she has to be physically unable to leave her bed before she’ll email her boss. So when she got a cold in … Continue reading

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Toronto students vote Doug Ford for mayor in mock election

Katrina Clarke | Oct. 27, 2014| Toronto Star If Toronto students had their way, Doug Ford would be Toronto’s next mayor, according to election results from a city-wide mock election. Throughout the past week, Toronto elementary and high school students … Continue reading

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Belleville man, 91, shares activist message on book tour

Katrina Clarke | Sept. 26, 2014 | Toronto Star  Harry Leslie Smith spent his childhood digging through garbage bins behind restaurants, scavenging for scraps of food and dreaming of drinking bottles of milk. Smith grew up in Barnsley, England, during the … Continue reading

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‘You don’t have to be some partisan maniac to be angry with this mayor’: Shirtless jogger explains why he heckled Rob Ford

Katrina Clarke | July 1, 2014 | National Post An East York teacher dubbed the “shirtless jogger” became a minor online celebrity Tuesday after videos of him confronting Toronto Mayor Rob Ford went viral. Joe Killoran, 35, was halfway through a run when … Continue reading

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‘Maggot whisperer’ explains why Rob Ford is wrong about the misunderstood larva

Katrina Clarke | May 29, 2013 | National Post On his radio talk show this past weekend, Rob Ford called reporters “a bunch of maggots.” The press has swarmed Mr. Ford since allegations of a video of him smoking crack … Continue reading

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