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Rick Salutin | Don Cherry wasn't always "Don Cherry." Long before Coach's Corner, Cherry was just a coach for the Boston Bruins.
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Poppies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa. Image: Tjololo Photo/Flickr
Matthew Hayes | For some, Don Cherry was fired on Remembrance Day for defending the troops. For others, Don Cherry's bigoted language recalls the evil enemy we defeated at great sacrifice in 1945.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Star Spangled banner could stand a little Canadianization -- more true patriot love and fewer bombs bursting in air.
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Jessica Prupas | A roundup of the highlights from the Blogs this week
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Michael Laxer | Language matters. Canadians need to come to grips with and end the use of genocidal language, language that implies that, as words like "savage" and "barbarian" do, some are less human than others.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | The last Canadian prime ministers entitled to wear a military uniform by merit of service in the armed forces were Mike Pearson and Pierre Trudeau. Any who have since then are just dressing up.
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Redeye Collective | The CBC will continue to broadcast Hockey Night in Canada while Rogers will have the final say on sports personalities and control all ad revenue from the games. We speak with columnist Rick Salutin.
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Michael Stewart | With Rogers' recent 12-year, $5.2-billion deal earning exclusive rights to NHL games on all platforms, the CBC is feeling snakebit. But losing hockey is only the beginning of their worries.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Notwithstanding the ridiculous sight of conservative politicians playing Col. Dressup, considering military service a valid criterion for holding public office in Canada is not a good idea.
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Mark Strahl
David J. Climenhaga | If a few Canadian military veterans turn their backs on Tory politicians this morning, let's remember it was Conservatives who set the stage for Remembrance Day to become a political event.
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Tyler Shipley | There was a time when the idea of military pomp at a Canadian sporting event would have seemed absurdly out of place -- that was an American thing. Oh, how the times have changed.
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Brian Burke marches with PFLAG during the Pride Parade in Toronto. (Photo: James Hamilton.)
Tyler Shipley | A comprehensive analysis of ongoing homophobia in the hockey world, as manifest in hyperbolic media reactions to Brian Burke's participation in the 2012 Pride Parade.