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PAT CULLEN: Is permanent part-time causing problems for long-term care?
HEATHER HUYBREGTS: Just say "yes," then hang on for dear life
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Aug. 23, 2019
ANDREW COYNE: It's the election laws at fault, not Elections Canada
CHRIS SELLEY: Climate change fracas exposes ridiculous third-party spending rules
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Aug. 21, 2019
BRIAN LILLEY: Scheer says Mounties must investigate Trudeau
Call in the Mounties, that’s what I’ve been saying since Feb. 10. Now Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is renewing his call for the RCMP to investigate the SNC-Lavalin affair. “I believe I speak for millions of Canadians by ...
CHRIS SELLEY: With Jihadi Jack, Britain gives Canada a taste of its own medicine
On Sunday we learned that Jack Letts, known in the British press as Jihadi Jack, is no longer a British subject. Then-home secretary Sajid Javid and then-prime minister Theresa May reportedly approved stripping the alleged ISIL fighter of his ...
STEVE BARTLETT: Gord Downie, and the gift that lasts
Yesterday was the third anniversary of an unexpected, life-changing experience. I remember sitting in Section 306, Row R — peak of the nosebleeds — in the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa and being completely blown away. I remember it ...
PAM FRAMPTON: Garden of dreams
On fine evenings we sit on the deck and soak up the view of the garden we’ve made. The roses are in full blush and headily scented, the daylilies ready to burst into bloom. The weigela is ablaze with hundreds of blossoms like ...
JIM VIBERT: Liberals hope SNC-Lavalin saga's sequel has a short run
The SNC-Lavalin affair is heavy enough to drag down the Prime Minister and with him, the federal Liberals. It did just that all spring. Now that the federal election’s only about nine weeks off, Liberals have to hope the resurrection of the ...
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Aug. 17, 2019
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COMMENTARY: Please hear Hong Kong’s cry for help
WE ARE a group of Hong Kongers living in Halifax. We’d like to express our concerns, hopelessness and disappointment over developments in the place we once called home. We are demanding that the Canadian government assist its citizens in ...
HUGH SEGAL: Ten questions we should ask all party leaders in Canada's federal election
In the normal rhythm of election campaigns, coverage includes polls, the horse race and transient controversies of lasting or little significance. They occupy much media and narrative space. The fact that shorter-term questions dominate the agenda ...
BOOK ReMARKS: Even Weirder Than Before
Daisy Radcliffe shines. Of course, it often takes serious burnishing, considerable friction, to bring out a shine. Vigorous scrubbing with Brasso puts a high gloss on a copper kettle, so look at it this way — sometimes LOTP (Life On This ...
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Aug. 16, 2019
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