Columnists

Judy Lange

Grandma’s Goodies

Cinnamon doughnut twists

  • Sep 5, 2022
Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

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What we can expect from an online regulator

The federal government is on the verge of further empowering the CRTC as our regulator of Internet content

  • Jun 3, 2022
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Ken Coates, Canada research chair in regional innovation at the University of Saskatchewan, delivers a speech at the 2018 Nunavut Mining Symposium. (File photo)

Indigenous education can and must be fixed

Canadians have talked extensively about Indigenous education, with much of the recent…

  • May 28, 2022
Ken Coates, Canada research chair in regional innovation at the University of Saskatchewan, delivers a speech at the 2018 Nunavut Mining Symposium. (File photo)
An injection site for Enhance Energy Inc.’s carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery site near Clive. (File photo)

Carbon capture an opportunity for Canada to lead the world

It’s a key piece of what could become a new large-scale industry for Canada that reduces the environmental footprint of multiple sectors

  • May 24, 2022
An injection site for Enhance Energy Inc.’s carbon capture and enhanced oil recovery site near Clive. (File photo)
Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

OP-ED: Newspapers are not packaging

‘The dissemination of news to the public is a necessary element of a vibrant and healthy democracy’

  • May 9, 2022
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

The subtle things my mom has taught me

Mother’s Day is coming up and each year I struggle to find…

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Dansereau: Considerate Mother’s Day gifting

As spring rolls around again so does Mother’s Day. Although we should…

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Where are all the swine assistants?

I share my house with a few creatures. Cats, birds, humans and…

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A woman holds a dog while crossing the Irpin River on an improvised path under a bridge as people flee the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Saturday, March 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Ukraine, Taiwan, and the politics of big neighbour resentment

Anyone who resists is a “traitor” and therefore deserving of brutal retribution. Massacres are part of a strategy of annihilation

  • Apr 25, 2022
A woman holds a dog while crossing the Irpin River on an improvised path under a bridge as people flee the town of Irpin, Ukraine, Saturday, March 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Rimbey’s remaining payphone to make final call in April

I nearly wept. My publisher Leah, stood beside me obviously shook. We…

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Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Saving the planet from climate disaster, one bite at a time

A new UN report estimates that almost half of 2050 GHG emissions related to food could be cut through things like eating less animal protein

  • Apr 14, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
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Bay du Nord oil project needs swift approval

With the market prices of hydrocarbons soaring, accelerated by the Russian invasion…

  • Apr 12, 2022
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New oil and gas megaprojects going ahead, just not in Canada

This year’s investment is about 6 per cent of the global total

  • Mar 15, 2022
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Franco Terrazzano

Politicians, bureaucrats shielded from the pain they cause

Politicians and government decision-makers are financially divorced from the Canadians they’re supposed to represent

  • Mar 9, 2022
Franco Terrazzano
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Nothing brings you closer than ice fishing

This past weekend we had enough of annoying each other indoors and…

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Trudeau response to Freedom Convoy turned it into a global movement

The world is watching Canada. Trudeau needs to separate the dangerous blend of public health and authoritarian politics

  • Feb 26, 2022
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The urgent need to end the uncertainty over restrictions

The more time that passes, the more the restrictions on our lives seem to have run their course in the eyes of the population

  • Feb 22, 2022
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