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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.…

Defined benefit pension plans for public service akin to a blank cheque

MILKE: When such pension plans face shortfalls, the taxpayer is left to clean up the mess.…

Clean technology fastest growing sector of Canadian economy

SUZUKI: But we could lose out if we take the industry for granted.…

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

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Nelson Rockefeller’s fatal flaw

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

Was Ottawa attack an act of terrorism?

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

Bad news for bees just keeps on coming

SUZUKI: Flupyradifurone is an insect-killing systemic pesticide similar to the controversial neonicotinoid family of bee-killing…

Many Ontario communities on government life support

DI MATTEO: The list of the top 10 communities relying on public sector construction projects…

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…

Benefits of coal-fired power plants outweigh nominal health risk

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

Politics

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.…

Terrorism on the cheap

RILEY: Big terrorist acts, like the 9/11 bombings, probably died with Osama Bin Laden.…

Treason is hardly a novel concept

CROWLEY: In our innocent and naïve Canadian way, we think that we ought somehow to be immune to this.…

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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