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ABC strategic voting lets Liberals off the hook

Doug Nesbitt
As much as I want Harper to be ousted, I cannot bring myself to supporting ABC strategic voting. This is because ABC means, for most people, voting Liberal to keep out the Tories. I donâe(TM)t k
Oct 9, 2008

Want to work with Aboriginal youth?

So I'm getting a little sick and tired of organizations, service providers, academics, institutions, governments, NGOs, and adults in general taking a "vested" interest in working with us...
May 28, 2008

Residential schools: Sorry excuse for an apology

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that he will make an official apology on behalf of the government for the horrific abuse suffered by victims of Canada's residential school system. I have
Jan 29, 2008

Two decades later, still work to do for choice

The conversation that has been reignited on the 20th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision shows that youth have become somewhat apathetic towards reproductive rights and not aware of the battles t
Mar 22, 2008

Rethinking the word 'Aboriginal'

For my part, it seems that it has become the norm to use this term frivolously, without restraint, and without giving particular attention to what this word encompasses.
Jul 12, 2001

Bonn of Contention

Carlyn Zwarenstein
World representatives are meeting in Bonn, Germany, the quiet capital of the former West Germany, with the lofty goal of slowing down environmental change. With George W. Bush withdrawing his energy-
Apr 9, 2003

"Us" versus "Them"

Wayne Saunders
This year, "them" means Iraqis. Last year "them" meant Afghans. Perhaps next year the North Koreans will cue up for their liberation. But the smart money is still on Syria. Then a
Feb 16, 2006

U.S.-style war fighting will cost Canada dearly

Steven Staples
It is arguably the most important issue facing Canada, but it was not discussed at all during the election. It is consuming billions of taxpayers' dollars, it dramatically increases the risk of a ter
Dec 11, 2002

Native Canadians say Romanow Report Fails Them

Mark Bourrie
Canadian aboriginals, who are prone to far higher rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and suicide than the rest of the country’s population, say they are disappointed in Roy Romanow’s
Sep 12, 2007

Brian Mulroney's greatest achievement

Duncan Cameron
For most of us the idea of reading Brian Mulroney's Memoirs: 1939-1993 is about as appealing as trying to relive, successively, the worst hangovers of your life.


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