Karl Nerenberg

Karl Nerenberg has been reporting on federal politics from Parliament Hill for rabble.ca since September, 2011. In his long career, he has won numerous awards as a broadcaster and documentary filmmaker.

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Sunday, March 13, 2016
With Free Tuition and Ambitious Tax Measures, Alternative Budget Dares Liberals to Think Big
When the Conservatives were in power the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' (CCPA) annual Alternative Federal Budget, or AFB, really did seem to come from an alternate universe. There was little chance the Harper government would even read what the CCPA had to say, let alone heed any of its...
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Prime Minister-Elect Justin Trudeau has Many Promises to Keep
After one of his three majority victories, Pierre Elliott Trudeau quoted a line from New Hampshire poet Robert Frost’s Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening : "I have promises to keep / And miles to go before I sleep." At the late Prime Minister's funeral in 2000 his eldest son Justin...
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Do Canada's Police and Spies Need More Power?
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry used the 't' word -- terrorism -- to describe the violent events of last week in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. It's not surprising, since the Canadian government itself freely uses that characterization. Others still insist that these events...
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Who are the Victims of Wednesday's Attacks at the War Memorial and on Parliament Hill?
The news that a soldier was shot at the War Memorial broke at just before 10.00 a.m. Wednesday, October 22. On CBC Radio One's local Ottawa newscast, reporter Giacomo Panico breathlessly described the scene at the Memorial, which is just two blocks from the CBC studios. Panico said that people on...
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