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BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: March 21, 2019
VIBERT: Budget might calm Liberal nerves
OPINION: No excuse, and too much risk, to reject immunization
BLATCHFORD: Liberals shut down SNC probe with dazzling duplicity
KEVIN TOBIN CARTOON: Mar. 20, 2019.
ATLANTIC SKIES: Spring arrives, along with a ‘supermoon’
BLATCHFORD: An ignominious finale for country's top civil servant
A week after news of the SNC-Lavalin imbroglio broke, Clerk of the Privy Council Michael Wernick gave a speech. Christie Blatchford It was about a week before he testified for the first time at the House of Commons justice committee, where ...
KEVIN TOBIN CARTOON: Mar. 16, 2019.
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: When email goes rogue
I’m beginning to think my email system has a mind of its own. I mean, it’s always had a thing about spontaneously deciding what I should read and what I should throw away, and for the last few years, it’s been ...
EDITORIAL: New Zealand wastes no time cracking down on guns
It sure isn’t vacuous tweets offering “thoughts and prayers.” Nor is it the bizarre suggestion that the best way to deal with people with guns is to arm everyone else. No, 72 hours after Friday’s attack, which left 50 dead ...
MICHAEL de ADDER CARTOON: March 19, 2019
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LETTER: We must act like the future of the region is at stake
The Crémaillère Harbour Marine Port Development is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to revitalize and diversify the economy of the entire Great Northern Peninsula and southern Labrador. Recognizing the need for due diligence on such ...
NICHOLAS MERCER: Growing up in the coding generation
The challenge these students are having is to get their sphere-like robot to move from one coloured block to the other. Armed with a small laptop computer, Sacred Heart Grade 5 students James Delunei and Jacob Eldridge are working together get the ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Staying in the fight against hate
I know withdrawing is the wrong approach. I know that wanting to isolate myself even from a place as distant as St. John’s, to turn off the computer and go where there’s no internet, doesn’t fix anything. It ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: The salmon jig is up
Déjà vu all over again. The salmon science numbers are in for 2018, and while the survey of individual rivers show some increases in salmon numbers, those increases come after two successive years of serious ...
PAM FRAMPTON: Andrew Abbass — his fight begins anew
“There is no crueller tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.” — Montesquieu (1689-1755) Andrew Abbass is girding for another battle in the courts. Nearly four years ago, he ...