Opinion

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Bentley Generals inspire

To the Bentley Generals, for continued excellence despite long odds.

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It’s time to revamp system

One of the chief complaints people have against the Canadian court system is that it takes such a long time coming to a verdict.

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NDP leader’s star turns to dust

Over the past six years, Jack Layton’s star has risen in tandem with that of Stephen Harper. Now, they may be on parallel downward courses.

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CBC deserves our support

Since taking office in 2006, and being re-elected in 2008, Canada’s federal Conservatives have done a reasonably good job of restoring public confidence in government.

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Unemployment insurance crisis looms in the United States

Amid much self-congratulation about bipartisan co-operation, the California Assembly voted 76-0 Monday to allow the federal government to extend unemployment insurance benefits by up to 20 weeks.

Why Conservatives won’t kill gun registry

Nothing is ever quite as it appears in federal politics. Take, for example, the cosy relationship between guns and Conservatives.

A deathbed is no place to start estate planning

Unless you’re planning to live forever, you should come up with a plan to distribute your assets in the event of your death.

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Make helmets mandatory

In Canada’s free health-care system, nothing is free; we all know that. We pay for it in taxes: federal, provincial and local.

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Let the market pick winners and losers

The financial crisis and economic recession have renewed the debate about the government’s role in the private economy.

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Gambling must be fair

Governments often get accused of running a crooked ship, but even the Mafia knows better than to pull a bonehead stunt liked the one they’ve tried on Ontario senior Paul Kusznirewicz.

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Canadians at tipping point on corporate bailouts

While Parliament took a week off, politics changed, perhaps forever. All it took was vaporizing vast Canadian private wealth and negligent U.S. public spending.

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Goodbye to the Class of 1993

The Class of 1993 is mostly graduating this fall — 15 years after it delighted its supporters and frightened its detractors by getting elected.

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Opinion: Help the homeless, not the consultants

Opinion: Help the homeless, not the consultants

It was a brief whiff of wisdom that disappeared as quickly as…

  • Dec 31, 1969
Opinion: Help the homeless, not the consultants