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Indigenous Land Rights and Reconciliation Podcast Series Launch

Jan 13, 2020

Questions of land rights are at the root of most current conflicts between indigenous peoples and the wider state. Competing conceptions of the land and authority over the land intersect with conflicts around resource extraction, the terms of consultation and consent, and the ...

CSDD in the News: October 28 - November 3, 2019

Nov 01, 2019

The Agenda with Seven Paikin, TVO: The return of the Bloc Quebecois. Stéphanie Chouinard discusses the role the Bloc will play in a minority government.

CSDD in the News: October 21 - 27, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

National Post: Canada's Trudeau clings to power, but loses some of his luster. Reuters: Justin Trudeau's Liberals projected to form Canada's next government - TV. Jonathan Rose discusses PM Justin Trudeau holding on to his position after Monday night’s election.

CSDD in the News: August 12 - August 18, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

Monday, August 12 National Observer: Limits on Canadian money in U.S. politics means Trump donor backlash unlikely Dr. Rose talks about political considerations behind consumer choices and potential boycotts.     ...

CSDD in the News: August 5 - August 11, 2019

Aug 12, 2019

Tuesday, August 6 CBC Online: Mysterious political robotexts may just be the start in a new era of 3rd-party ads Dr. Rose says from a cost perspective, it's much cheaper than traditional media, and the dissemination has more legitimacy because it's shared among frie...

CSDD in the News: June 17 - June 23, 2019

Jul 31, 2019

Wednesday, June 19 Hill Times: Early third-party advertising ‘unintended consequence’ of fixed election dates, says minister Dr. Rose says these kinds of digital campaigns are cheaper, more effective (since they reach ‘friends’ with whom you’re more likely to s...

CSDD in the News: May 27 - June 1, 2019

Jun 12, 2019

Saturday, June 1 Toronto Star: Keep Canada Working vs. Yes to TMX: How the NDP and UCP pipeline ad campaigns compare Dr. Rose calls both efforts pure political theatre.     ...

Professor David Haglund publishes The US “Culture Wars” and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

May 24, 2019

Professor David Haglund has published a new book entitled The US “Culture Wars” and the Anglo-American Special Relationship, in which he discusses ‘culture’ and the origins of the Anglo-American special relationship (the AASR). In the book, Dr. Haglund examines ...

CSDD in the News: May 13 - May 19, 2019

May 21, 2019

Thursday, May 16 The Conversation: Rwanda and Sri Lanka: A tale of two genocides Professor Aiken says 10 years and a series of United Nations reports and resolutions have made little progress toward truth, accountability or reparations for the survivors of atrocity ...

CSDD in the News: May 6 - May 12, 2019

May 09, 2019

Wednesday, May 8 The Conversation: A world without immigration detention is possible Professor Aiken says eliminating all detention will universally benefit citizens, migrants and everyone in between.     ...

CSDD in the News: April 15 - April 21, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 16 The Conversation:  Ontario’s cuts to legal aid for refugees: racist, xenophobic and possibly unconstitutional Professor Aiken says refugees are the ones that will suffer most after a 30 per cent cut to legal aid.  Wednesday, April 17 Ott...

CSDD in the News: April 22 - April 28, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

Monday, April 22 Hill Times: Federal government ad spending rises after PM’s department bumps up limit 45 per cent in election year Dr. Rose says comparing recent ad spending totals to those of years past doesn’t provide a full picture of the impact of advertising c...