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Geoffrey Stevens | Harperites order four F-35s at height of fear about shootings in Parliament. Could a snap election be ahead?
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Tiffany MacLellan | So, this memorial project was built by a charity, so it has nothing to do with the Harper government's political agenda, right?
Columnists
Rick Salutin | After Wednesday's events in Ottawa, Rick Salutin comments on the "unprecedented chaos, lost our virginity/innocence, never gonna be the same, demise of Canada as a Peaceable Kingdom" narrative.
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Geoffrey Stevens | The U.S. F-35 purchase cost could fund school lunches for all 55 million U.S. grade school students for a decade.
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Matthew Behrens | An Ottawa courtroom recently witnessed the rare intersection of numerous taproots of violence undergirding Canadian society, in the sentencing hearing of Ashley White.
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Gregory Shupak | Mainstream coverage of Canada's exit from Afghanistan has ranged from unquestioning celebration of Canadian state work to asking if the war was worthwhile. So, was it worth it?
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Amira Elghawaby | Was Canada's military engagement in Afghanistan worth it? Graeme Smith's award-winning retrospective on his time as a foreign correspondent for the Globe and Mail finds more questions than answers.
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Tyler Shipley | Activists from Sports Without War pulled off an effective Internet hoax when they created a fake press release exposing the hypocrisy of the Toronto Maple Leafs' "Forces Appreciation Night."
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Matthew Behrens | While war veterans have never enjoyed the support they required, the gap between "support our troops" rhetoric and the reality of veterans' lives has become increasingly wide in the Harper years.
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Peacekeeping monument in Ottawa. Photo: Tjololo Photo/Flickr
Gerry Caplan | When it comes to our vets, Harper government rhetoric and policies are in a virtual war, with pro-vet policies being the big loser.
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Matthew Behrens | Over the summer, the Canadian War Department has been busy seeking out new enemies and new rationales to shield a $23-billion budget that is unquestioned by all major political parties.
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Gerry Caplan | The Harperites have been smugly confident they can repeat 2011's majority against the even more vulnerable "socialists" of Thomas Mulcair. Or were so until last week's huge setbacks.