Tag Archives: Opinion

Toronto: The Rob Ford issue and why we have yet to reach media fatigue

As a writer and general follower of news and politics, I have naturally been interested in following the Rob Ford scandal. We are in day 20 of this 50-car wreck of a story and it seems that every time we … Continue reading

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Omar Khadr’s extradition

On Oct. 25, 2010, Omar Khadr pleaded guilty to throwing the grenade that killed an American soldier eight years ago. His goal was actually to “Kill many Americans” with his act of terrorism. He has spent his incarceration becoming more … Continue reading

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Delhi

The Commonwealth Games in Delhi have been constantly in the news with talks of bridges falling and stadiums collapsing, but many of our athletes seem ready and willing to go forward with their participation. The ones that have decided to … Continue reading

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Igor and Canada

Hurricane Igor has completely devastated Newfoundland. It has washed out roads, isolated communities, and completely the way of life for many people on the Rock. How has Canada reacted to this disaster on home soil? Well, I think the best … Continue reading

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Don’t ask, don’t tell.

When it’s not ok to be gay, what do you do? The American military has used the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell laws as a way to keep openly gay men and women from serving in their military. It is now … Continue reading

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Whose North?

Ours. Russia is trying to redraw borders in the arctic due to large natural resource reserves and claims to those reserves. According to the CTV Edmonton article: “Canada, Denmark, Norway, Russia and the United States are all expected to file … Continue reading

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Funds for Liberation

The liberation treatment. this treatment, which opens the blood vessels to the brain (basically,  angioplasty) is said to help deal with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Canada feels that there is not enough research to fund the treatment here. Canadians … Continue reading

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