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Election speculation, party conventions likely boosted fundraising haul, say strategists

News|By Beatrice Paez
With so much of everyday life migrating online due to the pandemic, says Michael Edwards of Sussex Strategy, the potential for engaging political supporters who weren’t initially comfortable doing transactions has grown.
The province should have targeted vaccines to hot-spot neighbourhoods earlier, before Toronto was ‘on fire’ with COVID cases, says Liberal MP Judy Sgro.
Conservatives say sending the bill to the Ethics Committee is an attempt to distract the committee from its ongoing work on the WE Charity controversy, while Liberals say Ethics is the natural spot for a privacy bill.
‘I don’t need to hear from Chrystia Freeland … about their most recent budget for 90 minutes in order to understand the decision about prorogation,’ says NDP MP Daniel Blaikie of a Liberal-suggested compromise.
We are all part of a global ecosystem—human, animal and planetary health and welfare are interconnected. This has never been more evident as we live through the pandemic.
If nuclear waste is such a problematic material as to ban its imports from other countries, isn’t it time to stop its production altogether?
Opinion|Richard Audas
For those aged 85 and above Canada’s situation is deteriorating with its excess death rate for Canada at 18.0 per cent, dramatically higher than the other developed countries in our comparison.
Opinion|Gwynne Dyer
There is a weird but widespread custom, especially prevalent among Russian bureaucrats and three-year-olds, in which you aggressively deny the plain truth even while you and your listener are both looking at it.
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Plus, former cabinet minister Amarjeet Sohi, is expected to announce his candidacy for Edmonton mayor soon. Outgoing mayor Don Iveson's tenure wraps up in October.
Prof. Duane Bratt says Amarjeet Sohi would be the ‘front-runner’ in the mayoral election, where at least six candidates have officially joined the race to succeed Don Iveson.
Plus, Health Canada broadens Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to children between ages 12 to 15.
We lack data about the scope of work of health care workers, about the diversity of the workforce, such as Indigenous or racial identity and language of service
Opinion|By Daniel Bernhard
Is the CRTC prepared to grant the CBC the hands-off treatment its president is asking for when the management team has made so many guarantees?
Opinion|By Elissa Strome
Understandably, the pandemic has taken priority, but every month that we fail to break down barriers and align our efforts and investments in AI for health is another lost opportunity for better health.
Opinion|By Gwynne Dyer
Apart from Britain and Scandinavia, there was hardly a country in Europe that didn’t get a visit from Napoleon’s armies.
News|By Palak Mangat
Officials were unable to immediately say how the approval will impact the country’s overall herd immunity goal, which has been described as a moving target by experts as more vaccines come online.
Opinion|By Tim Powers
In this month of mental health awareness, I hope we can say that some steps were made to get us back to a healthier place.
Feature|By Brodie Ramin
The following is an excerpt from Brodie Ramin’s Donner-nominated book The Age of Fentanyl: Ending the Opioid Epidemic.
Opinion|By Les Whittington
Ford cannot get past the anti-worker mentality born of his years as a rich, entitled business owner with little use for notions of government-promoted good.
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
For all the money spent, the effort made, the pitiful result, and the anguish of nearly losing my job, it was an unforgettable experience.
Opinion|By Jeremy Clark
Central banks have an opportunity to rethink privacy for our digital world.
Feature|By Alice Chen
Plus, Isabelle Hudon is set to become the next chief executive officer of the Business Development Bank of Canada and former senator Murray Sinclair has another new gig.
Opinion|By Suzie Dunn
As we moved online during COVID, levels of technology-facilitated gender-based violence sky-rocketed, contributing to what the United Nations has dubbed the 'shadow pandemic' of gender-based violence.
Opinion|By Natasha Tusikov
The recent budget announcement provides a fruitful opportunity to start a public discussion about a data commissioner regarding their duties, possible relationship with other agencies, and potential priority areas.
Opinion|By Michael Geist
If the federal government does not lead on the issue, others will step in, risking a hodge-podge of provincial privacy rules, increasing costs for business, discouraging investment, and leaving consumers uncertain.
Freedom and democracy, the rule of law, and justice are core values of Canada. We are proud to be allies and partners of Canada on the international scene.
Connectivity is a double-edged sword, and connected youth incur significant costs with respect to privacy.
News|By Alice Chen
'There are clear, glaring gaps in coverage and standards for transgender health care in Canada,' says Conservative health critic Michelle Rempel Garner.

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