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Sorry Mr. Prime Minister, Afghanistan is not our war
We are not threatened by voices in the Middle East opposing American policy, unless you believe one reference in a recording of bin Laden mentioning Canada ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by John Chuckman
New map of milky way maps where stars are born
The researchers hope the new illustration will aid in the identification of additional clouds and study of their internal structure to better understand the origin of stars ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Editing Staff
NAFTA is a failure

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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Ryan McGreal
A great land and her name is Canada
Billions of dollars to fight poverty in Africa. Millions of dollars in sponsorship scandal money. Hundreds of thousands of dollars for Quebec's Canada Day celebrations.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Can't handle the stress? Stay out of the classroom!
Recently it was announced that a school division in Canada is offering teachers a year off with pay as a way to de-stress ..
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Editing Staff
Baby on board signs
Ive never understood what the Baby on Board sign means that hangs from the back window of automobiles. But over the last few weeks the message on it doesnt seem to make sense.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Editing Staff
The need for intelligence
Id like to address the asylum for a moment. The head nuts keep harping about the need for intelligence, ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Naman Crowe
Canada's deadly mission in Afghanistan
Canadian troops are playing a new role in Afghanistan. Our military is now exposed to much more dangerous missions and the results of the dedicated men and women's hard work ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
It's terrorism no matter where it happens
Britain's government recently complied a list of "significant terrorist attacks" that it believes are associated with al-Qaida or groups affiliated ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Ashamed of the United States
That doesnt mean that I dont love my country. Its because I love my country that Im ashamed of her.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Naman Crowe
Store policies scare shoppers
Things we used to be able to buy with discretion and slip through the checkout seemingly unnoticed are now embarrassing shoppers when in the store.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Trouble brewing over cup ownership
Who would have thought there would be so much trouble just from rolling up the rim of a coffee cup? But now a national coffee chains simple game is brewing up controversy.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Credit unions vs. banks
Credit unions are not like banks. Firstly, credit unions do not have customers or clients, not in the sense that a bank would have customers or clients.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Simpleton
Canadian jails are a joke
Did you know that in Canada you can strangle and throw a newborn baby into a dumpster leaving it for dead, starve and severely beat a dog with a hammer ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Natural alternatives: Does your doctor know best?
Sometimes it feels like I am drifting through life, just accepting what anyone says and not bothering to question why.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Alexandra Romlewski
Hypocrisy in defining terrorism
Following the assassination of Reinhard Heidrich by Czech partisans in 1942, Hitlers government executed all the men in the village of Lidici, ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by John Chuckman
Israeli children sign bombs destined for Lebanon
The saddest of all the images that have appeared on TV recently showing the horror of war were not the scenes of dead children, but the happy faces of the little Israeli children writing pleasant greetings ...
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Naman Crowe
Canada ready to deport Portnoy family
Early yesterday morning an RCMP spokesperson announced the arrest of Alexis Portnoy, an Israeli immigrant who has been the center of a province wide effort to save him and his family from deportation.
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  • Updated Dec 24th, 2005 by Myles Higgins
What We Owe Our Veterans
Long after youve lived through it, you still wonder why it was that you lived and the others died. You were no better than they were. Why couldnt they have been allowed to live out their lives?
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  • Updated Nov 11th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Outlaw Drive-by Cell Phone Killings
I was never for the seat-belt law for car drivers, nor the helmet law for motorcycle riders, because of my strong feelings about individual liberty and the right to...
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  • Updated Oct 18th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Saddam Hussein trial to be televised
As the start date of the former Iraqi leader's trial approaches, the chief judge of the tribunal has stated that the fate of Saddam Hussein will be broadcast on live television...
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  • Updated Oct 14th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Overfishing by Foreign Fleets: A direct threat to East Coast Fishery
For years the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, through provincial leaders of every political stripe, have lobbied Ottawa to enact custodial management of ground fish stocks...
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  • Updated Oct 9th, 2005 by Myles Higgins
Oil prices jump, Canadians pay at the pumps
Crude oil prices are expected to jump back to US$68 a barrel after reaching the all-time high US$70.85 on Aug 30, in fear of ...
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  • Updated Sep 22nd, 2005 by Editing Staff
The Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag
I hate saying that. But I go ahead and say it anyway and hold my right hand over my heart and face the flag like everybody else. But I hate it...
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  • Updated Sep 22nd, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Opera Internet browser becomes free
Opera Software has ended the use of ads in the zero cost version of its Opera web browser. Opera is intended as closed source software ...
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  • Updated Sep 21st, 2005 by Editing Staff
US peace activist to be deported from Australia
A US peace activist and history teacher, Scott Parkin, has been arrested in Melbourne after his visa was revoked on grounds of character...
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  • Updated Sep 12th, 2005 by Editing Staff
New Orleans still in turmoil, criticizing administration
Inadequate handling of the devistation left by Hurricane Katrina has prompted scathing criticism of American politicians ...
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  • Updated Sep 4th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Canadian economy on the upturn
The Canadian Labour Congress' yearly report card on the quality of life of working Canadians finds that despite a year of solid job growth ...
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  • Updated Sep 3rd, 2005 by Roy Whyte
Cypriot airliner crashes with 121 on board
Helios airliner (Boeing 737, flight HCY 522) with 115 passengers and 6 crew onboard has crashed into a mountain ...
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  • Updated Aug 14th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Alberta may pursue damages in CN oil spill
The province of Alberta is considering legal action against Canadian National Railway for failing to warn that a derailment...
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  • Updated Aug 10th, 2005 by Editing Staff
All aboard Air France flight 358 survive
Everybody involved in flight 358 survived at Toronto's Pearson International airport. It is now known that 43 people suffered minor injuries, treated at hospital. There were 297 passengers and 12 crew onboard.
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  • Updated Aug 3rd, 2005 by Editing Staff
Newfoundland and Labrador: For Sale
Over the past 50+ years countless instances of plundering and attempted resource raping have taken place in the province...
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  • Updated Jul 31st, 2005 by Myles Higgins
File Sharing numbers are still climbing
Statistics released by online media measurement company BigChampagne indicate that the average number of simultaneous, individual connections to file sharing networks has increased to around 9 million ...
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  • Updated Jul 17th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Canadian surgery costs half that of the US, study shows
Americans pay twice as much for heart-bypass surgery as the socialized Canadian system, with no difference in outcome, according to today's issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine in a study funded by American drug company ...
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  • Updated Jul 13th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Without Vision The People Perish
For lack of vision, the people perish, says the Bible. You could hang those words on every courthouse wall in the country, along side the Ten Commandments, and it wouldnt make a bit of difference in the way America behaves and conducts itself in the world.
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  • Updated Jul 13th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Mixed reactions to G8 summit
On Friday, the annual meeting of the leaders of the world's eight most powerful countries, the Group of Eight (G8), ended ahead of schedule with little resolutions to the disappointment of many...
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  • Updated Jul 10th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Internet Explorer: Internet Exploited?
Internet Explorer is used among over 90% of Internet users everyday, whether it be for looking at sites, doing their online banking or reading articles, but what you might not see is what can get you.
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  • Updated Jul 6th, 2005 by Michael Levy
United Church of Canada Urges Paliament to Vote in Favour of Same-Sex Marriage
In a statement released today, The United Church of Canada has called on the Canadian government to move in a timely way to end the debate on Bill C-38 and to vote in favour of same-sex marriage legislation.
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  • Updated Jun 28th, 2005 by Roy Whyte
U.S. wants to impose its 'no-fly' list on most Canadian domestic flights
The government of Canada is fighting to keep Washington from having access to passenger lists for Canada's domestic flights. The Canadian transport minister Jean Lapierre said two-thirds of Canada's domestic flights ...
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  • Updated Jun 8th, 2005 by Editing Staff
As The War Goes On
Id like to start this column off the way I begin my lectures: "Were here for two reasons, for me to talk and you to listen. And if you get through before I do, please raise your hand."
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  • Updated Jun 8th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Let them have the cake (and eat it too)
According to a new Leger Marketing poll, 52 percent of Canadians want to allow "those who wish to pay for health care in the private sector to have speedier access to this type of care ...
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  • Updated May 30th, 2005 by Ryan McGreal
The power of doubt
What ever happened to the real reporters? The ones who were not afraid to ask the obvious questions? When I watch television or read the paper, it makes me wonder if there were ever any real reporters at all.
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  • Updated May 17th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
Internet Explorer losing market share
A May 10, 2005 report by web analytics company WebSideStory estimates usage in the United States of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser to have fallen to 88.9% ...
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  • Updated May 15th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Chinese Gongs and Filibusters
I keep trying to stay out of it, but they keep pulling me back in. I'd rather stay in a peaceful, light-hearted frame of mind but the great, self-righteous majority keeps eating away at ...
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  • Updated Apr 30th, 2005 by Naman Crowe
NYSE to merge with Archipelago; NASDAQ to buy Instinet
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) announced last Wednesday that it has agreed definitively to merge with Chicago-based Archipelago Exchange (ArcaEx) and form a new publicly traded ...
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  • Updated Apr 24th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Five year old arrested in Florida
St Petersberg, Florida police were caught on video handcuffing a five-year-old kindergarten student who had earlier torn papers off a bulletin board and punched an assistant principal.
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  • Updated Apr 24th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Woman arrested in Wendys chili finger case
The woman claiming headlines for allegedly finding part of a human finger in her bowl of Wendy's chili late last month, was arrested Thursday evening at 8:45pm at or near her home.
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  • Updated Apr 24th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Martin addresses nation; Canadians may goto polls
"Those who are in power are to be held responsible, and that includes me," Canada's Prime Minister, Paul Martin, told his nation in the first live address by a PM in ten years.
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  • Updated Apr 22nd, 2005 by Editing Staff
RIAA slaps students with lawsuit
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has filed 405 lawsuits against students at 18 colleges across the US...
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  • Updated Apr 15th, 2005 by Editing Staff
Let's Treat the Disease, Not the Symptom
For anybody who has been locked in a closet lately, Canada is in the midst of a government scandal. Fingers are being pointed and politicians in the opposition are pretending to be outraged...
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  • Updated Apr 14th, 2005 by Blair Korchinski


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