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Gerry Caplan | Veteran Affairs Minister Julian Fantino announced $200 million in spending over next six years on mental health services for vets. It was a big fat lie.
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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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Stephen Kimber | The recent controversy over Julian Fantino's choice to close Veterans Affairs offices across Canada is really about slashing services to vets to balance the books before the next election.
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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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Dennis Gruending | An Access to Information request shows CIDA praised Development and Peace then chopped funding.
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CIDA Minister Fantino wants Canadian NGO to partner with mining companies.
Dennis Gruending | CIDA Minister Julian Fantino wants Canadian NGOs to partner with mining companies. Some long-time donors are upset.
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Gerry Caplan | Before going any further, the Minister of International Co-operation owes it to Canadians to talk to real experts in the field who'll explain to him the basic truths about international development.
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Dan Kellar, [email protected] Radio | We talk anti-olympics in the UK, anti-Harper in Canada, unfortunate anti-strike actions in Newfoundland, and anti-cooperation from the new minister, and a request to free Omar Khadr
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Matthew Adams, Stephen Benedetti | Political hypocrisy, constitutional troubles, Harper's new policeman, Obama's new friend, G8 accountability and a bit of good news.
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Fred Wilson | Julian Fantino is a Chris Hedges moment in Canadian politics.