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Editorial: Judgment time approaches for Harper
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Editorial: Judgment time approaches for Harper

The writ has yet to drop, but the federal election campaign has begun de facto with the Conservatives rolling out ads saying Justin Trudeau is not ready.

Editorial: Victims by any other name?
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Editorial: Victims by any other name?

It’s called a Monument to the Victims of Communism. At an estimated cost of $5.5 million, it is to be installed between the Supreme Court of Canada and the National Archives. Its name, concept, design, and placement are controversial.

Pascale Déry photo by Barbara Moser.
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Letter: Feature on Pascale Déry should have avoided labels

Why does it matter what mother tongue she was educated in?

Letter: Harper’s policies detrimental to our rights and freedoms
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Letter: Harper’s policies detrimental to our rights and freedoms

If Stephen Harper weren’t such a hawk for Israel, would you vote for him?

Editorial:  Strong leadership needed to counter fear of  “the other”
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Editorial: Strong leadership needed to counter fear of “the other”

The incidents appear to be sporadic, but taken together represent what seems to be a disturbing pattern: actions by elected municipal officials that limit the legitimate and fundamental rights of religious freedom and freedom of expression.

Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression
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Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression

At a time when Canada is flexing its military muscle by participating in the bombing of ISIS positions in Syria, it is shocking and unacceptable to learn how this government is treating our veterans.

Editorial: RCMP and CSIS asleep at the wheel
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Editorial: RCMP and CSIS asleep at the wheel

Our thoughts have shifted to the shocking murder of two Canadian Armed Forces soldiers: Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. The perpetrators, converts to Islam, were both troubled.

Editorial: We must welcome more refugees
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Editorial: We must welcome more refugees

While we are safe and sound in our comfortable homes, the number of refugees and internally displaced people is growing exponentially.

Editorial: Gaza war truce may be but a prelude to another round
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Editorial: Gaza war truce may be but a prelude to another round

Recent developments in the horrific Hamas-Israeli conflict make it clear that progress toward peaceful accommodation is impossible with this terrorist gang. At least it’s clear for all whose minds are not clouded by pre-conceived notions of right-and-wrong in the region. Once again, and regrettably, the 1.8 million Palestinians living in […]

Editorial: Open yourself to summer adventures
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Editorial: Open yourself to summer adventures

We all deserve the great weather that is unfolding to our collective delight. The winter was hard, and spring was peppered with rain and cold and unfulfilled expectations. But now that summer is with us, it’s time to take advantage of every daylight moment. Some of us are lucky enough […]