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Time for media to stand up against vile threats of violence

It's unusual for media to take a united stance on any issue, but to stand idly by and watch women and BIPOC journalists be subjected to vitriolic threats and harassment would be more egregious.
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When a prime minister can’t even go into a pub without attacks

When Stephen Harper was prime minister, he popped into The Prescott tavern in Ottawa's Little Italy neighbourhood for one of their famous meatball sandwiches. He wasn't massively popular at the time, but no business suffered for welcoming the prime minister into its establishment.
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Hockey culture is Canadian culture, for better or for worse

To be a white, male hockey player is to embody an idealized version of Canadian identity. The cracks are starting to show.
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Fiasco at Pearson airport reveals long-standing cracks in the system

The government needs to decide whether air travel is as important as it says it is to Canada’s reputation, its interconnectedness, and its national unity.
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It should be illegal to spread misinformation about voting

Canada has a chance to observe the threats to American democracy and act proactively to protect its own electoral institutions before it's too late.
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In Ontario, economic anxiety prevails

In the minds of many Ontarians, it seems, the economic stress brought on by inflation and an unsustainable housing market outweighed any ill memories of the pandemic. 
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Hockey culture is Canadian culture, for better or for worse

To be a white, male hockey player is to embody an idealized version of Canadian identity. The cracks are starting to show.
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Ontarians deserve better leaders

We just went through a pandemic that saw many Ontarians die potentially preventable deaths. And yet, change doesn't seem likely.
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Government should waive cabinet confidentiality on Emergencies Act deliberations

The government needs to remember that invoking the Emergencies Act should only ever be done as an act of public service, but invoking the act is not where its responsibility ends.
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Time to decolonize Canada’s official languages

The Northwest Territories, for instance, recognizes 11 official languages, and Nunavut recognizes Inuktut in addition to French and English. This means municipal and territorial services in those regions are offered in Indigenous languages—but federal services for these same populations are limited to French and English.
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Put your masks back on

One of the most disheartening aspects of this two-year pandemic is that it won't be the last, and it won't be the only one for a while, either. One recent study purports that the probability of outbreaks of new pathogens will increase three-fold in the next few decades.
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With budget 2022, Liberals hold the centre

With budget 2022, the Liberals prove they are becoming ever-more adept at catering to both sides of the political aisle. But the centre cannot hold forever.
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Let’s bring some nuance to discussing the federal budget

Budget week is upon us, so get your budget bingo cards ready. Political posturing over the budget can oversimplify the issue, though.
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Trudeau and Singh find rare co-operation in federal politics

For Canada to move away from toxic hyper-partisanship and towards collaboration and co-operation is a good thing, if the two parties can pull it off.
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