Alheli Picazo

Alheli Picazo is a retired elite athlete who is still passionate about health, fitness and human kinetics. After her athletic career Picazo became keenly interested in politics and am now actively involved in promoting and contributing to the progressive cause. Areas that she tends to focus on are the ethics, accountability and accuracy from politicians and the media. Picazo's goal is to engage in a meaningful political debate and combat apathy by shedding light on the information and stories that traditional media sources don't always provide.

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Sep 7, 2010

Ezra Levant vs. reality -- a prelude to Fox News North

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By connecting Soros to the Avaaz petition, Lilley, Levant, Taylor and Tenycke aim to stoke fear in their followers who, more often than not, are avid consumers of extreme right-wing media.
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Jan 7, 2011

Facts matter in the debate over water fluoridation

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Three months ago, Calgarians opted for progress and advancement when they elected Nenshi as mayor; let's hope the 14 Aldermen chosen to represent the will of the people will continue to do just that.
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Nov 25, 2010

Child soldiers: The other Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants

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Militants throughout Afghanistan and Pakistan are recruiting child soldiers at record pace -- It’s time for NATO to adhere to the UN Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Jul 26, 2010

Lies, damned lies, and the census

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In an astonishing display of incompetence, and a complete disregard for the facts, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is forging ahead with plans to scrap the mandatory long form census.
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Jun 21, 2010

Chevron - because BP wasn't drilling deep enough

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as North American attention is focused primarily on the crisis in the Gulf, drilling quietly began on an even deeper well some 430 km off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Apr 28, 2010

A landmark decision, a democratic victory

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In a historic decision Tuesday regarding the battle for access to detainee documents, Speaker of the House Peter Milliken ruled in favour of the opposition.

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