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Coke ‘milking’ healthy choices

CHARLEBOIS: With profits falling, the soft drink company is marketing a ‘better’, 'healthier' milk…

Painful lessons in effective leadership

DAVIES: The mad and the bad have no place in any organisation…

6 reasons we suck at spotting liars

GOMAN: The best way of countering liars is to follow the old adage “trust, but verify”…

The Green Revolution

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How do we balance freedom and security?

JUST ASKING: By ensuring there is robust oversight by a permanent bipartisan committee of elected…

Western weakness won’t help Ontario’s budget woes

MILKE: A decline in equalization payments will make meeting its deficit target even more difficult…

US middle class shifting to GOP

MURPHY: While bad news for Democrats, predicting US political realignment is a tricky business…

It’s time to talk about end of life

PENNINGS: Most of us do not have the means of providing palliative care for our…

Let’s make the most of the next oil price spike

FIRBY: The stage is set for a future of expensive oil, giving Canada one last…

Not even the Supreme Court is above the law

STOCKLAND: Magna Carta's 800th anniversary reminds us to kneel to no one…

Politics

Alberta opposition parties can’t get their act together

ELDER: Despite the Green Party’s call to work together, they seem incapable of any significant cooperation…

BC budget isn’t good enough

LAMMAM and PALACIOS: The government missed an opportunity to build a better economic future for the province…

Alberta’s 10-year, $49 billion boom in program spending

MILKE: That's one reason the province is having a hard time balancing its books…

Should we really abolish nuclear weapons?

JUST ASKING: It is shameful to admit that the best way we have found to keep peace has been to threaten each other with nuclear weapons…

Ontario’s ‘carbon tax’ offers no benefit

GREEN and MCKITRICK: Throwing a carbon tax on top of the current pile of regulations does nothing to fix the inherent inefficiency of current regulations…

Health

Dying badly a fact of life in Canada

CHOCHINOV: A lack of proper palliative care could lead to increases in requests for assisted suicides…

Genetics strongly influence our predisposition to mental illness

LATIMER: The age-old debate of nature vs. nurture is being reframed…

The risk of turning healthy people into patients

FRANK: The over-treatment of risk factors for heart attacks and strokes is doing more harm than good…

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