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Brent Patterson | Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trade minister Ed Fast will be in Atlanta this week for critical talks relating to the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade" deal.
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Marc Lee | Speaking on behalf of the poorest people -- those who will be most affected by climate change, but have done the least to cause the problem -- the Pope's message is a powerful moral call to action.
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Melissa Newitt | Canada is the only country with public health care and no national drug plan. This means that 24 per cent of Canadians have no coverage for medications prescribed by their doctor.
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Political Horse Race
Christopher Majka | If politics is about choice, then polling data helps discern the political lay of the human landscape. If we want to create change we need to understand where we stand. Such knowledge is power.
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J. Baglow | It doesn't take much to awaken Canada's dark side.
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Louis-Philippe Rochon | Welcome to the age of austerity. The current federal elections offer Canadian voters, on the surface, parties with very similar economic platforms.
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Rick Salutin | There's something touching about Thomas Mulcair's attempt to become the Tony Blair of Canada: it comes 20 years late.
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Matthew Behrens | Those bemoaning the "cost" of bringing Syrian refugees to Canada should ask how much it costs to needlessly destroy the lives of refugees who are already here.
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Pro Bono, Celia Chandler | September 23 to 30 marks Canada's "National Week of Action on Housing." If you care about the state of affordable housing in Canada, this is the time to let your political candidate know.
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Tim Sale | This election, ask your candidates what they will do to make affordable, safe housing available to all our citizens, not only those who can buy a house or condo.
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David Macdonald | Our political parties could and should work harder to ensure that Indigenous children grow up in happier and healthier conditions and have the relevant education and opportunities they need.
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Murray Dobbin | The Green Party is supposed to be the party responding genuinely to the enthusiasm of young people, the party of principle. In this election, it is dishing up cynicism and dirty tricks.