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One oil tanker adrift does not a crisis make

GREEN: The Simushir incident is being wrongly used by anti-tanker activists to question Canadian shipping safety.…

Benefits of coal-fired power plants outweigh nominal health risk

STIRLING-ANOSH: Phasing out coal supply would cost Alberta $11.4 billion.…

Jian Ghomeshi’s fickle fans

FIRBY: When his image as a man of integrity was thrown into doubt, his fan base collapsed like a house of cards.…

The Green Revolution – The Rise of the Net-Zero Home

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Terrorist attacks need not induce terror

COOPER: The murderers of Nathan Cirillo and Patrice Vincent can best be described as stray…

Jumbo Glacier Resort threatens grizzlies

LAVOIE: Latest research appears to have been ignored by the provincial government…

Harper’s family tax plan real money, right goals but wrong policies

KERSHAW: The cost for income splitting and the universal child care benefit would cover the…

Income splitting not the best economic bang for the buck

LAMMAM and CLEMENS: The government missed an opportunity to enact tax reform that lays the…

Creating a culture of winter in Alberta

ROACH: Alberta is just as wintery as Quebec, so why aren’t we doing something on…

Nelson Rockefeller’s fatal flaw

MURPHY: He was someone who wanted things “on his own terms,” but not even a…

Politics

Was Ottawa attack an act of terrorism?

JUST ASKING: No, because no matter how tragic, it posed no real threat to our way of life.…

Many Ontario communities on government life support

DI MATTEO: The list of the top 10 communities relying on public sector construction projects reads like a list of industrially devastated Ontario cities.…

Is multiculturalism to blame for the rise of homegrown terrorists?

MCGARVEY: Canadian multiculturalism only really works if individuals place their civic responsibilities ahead of their particular religious values.…

Politicians’ pay raises sure sign of fall in PEI

WALKER: Each year, a 3 member group appointed by the Speaker of the legislature decides how much MLAs should be paid.…

A disturbing bird’s eye view of urban sprawl

ROBINSON: If trends persist, it is easy to envisage the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies becoming part of Calgary’s urban mass.…

Health

Private MRI clinics do not shorten wait times in public system

MEILI: Look to Alberta today, not 20 years ago, for guidance before introducing private MRIs.…

Media coverage of youth suicides linked to increased emergency room visits

LEON and CAPPELLI: But the right kind of media attention may actually play a positive role in increasing mental health awareness.…

Quebec’s Bill 10 creates a bureaucracy-ridden healthcare system

BELAND: Micro-management of the health system not the answer.…

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