Editorials

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 09:43

Meet your job criteria or leave

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Why do people sometimes chose careers with unique demands, then expect their employers to change existing guidelines to suit them? I suspect unions play a big part by their derisive, callous challenging of almost everything.

Canada’s Senate has received quite a lot of media attention in recent weeks and most of it has not been flattering.

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:55

Two leaders — two ways to wipe away the egg

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Sometimes in politics, a decision is made which makes the government wipe proverbial egg off its face.

During 2012 the substantial environmental changes introduced through Bills C-38 and C-45 have become a key focus of the criticism directed against the Harper government’s two budget omnibus bills.

One can only wonder if Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence truly expected what has played out between the federal government and First Nations leaders would have happened as a result of the media attention garnered by her fasting and subsequent Idle No More protests.

Thursday, 10 January 2013 11:19

Nothing changes with a new year

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Ringing in the new year provides an opportunity for many people throughout the world to pledge to do a few things better. Not so for American politicians. They did exactly what I predicted; just enough to get re-elected.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:35

"Merry Christmas" should be cherished, not chastised

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“Merry Christmas.” Two such simple words referring to celebrating one of the most joyous times on the Christian calendar seems to be causing such a negative stir, especially by one man in particular.

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