Opinion

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Alberta will not accept a plan that explicitly plans to reduce economic activity

Alberta’s government will not accept any federal plan on emissions that will…

  • Apr 2, 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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Free expression is still under threat with Bill-C11

It allows the Trudeau government to download its responsibilities to the CRTC

  • Feb 20, 2022
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Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Invoking the Emergencies Act will help Canada’s reputation abroad

The last thing supply chains needed was more human-induced logistical predicaments created by the very disruptive truckers’ convoy

  • Feb 20, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Family team building exercise, room cleaning

With Spring around the corner I figured it was time for the…

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World Wetlands Day: Nature needs us to do more

Canada’s largest land conservation organization says there has never been a more important time for nature conservation

  • Feb 4, 2022
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Franco Terrazzano

Can taxpayers really trust O’Toole to hold Trudeau accountable?

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole should be hammering the government over the soaring…

  • Jan 31, 2022
Franco Terrazzano
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Manufacturing human organs … with farm animals

At any given time, 4,000 to 5,000 people are waiting for organs in Canada. And every year, 200 to 250 people in Canada die while waiting

  • Jan 26, 2022
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Chicken surveillance and friend cameos

We joined the wireless security community this weekend

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According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS

FONG: Legal reform needed to protect young women from growing online sexual violence

Liberals promised to rework online harms legislation within 100 days of Parliament’s Nov. 22 return

According to University of Toronto Global Journalism Fellow Anthony Fong, sexually aggressive online behaviours, affects 88 per cent of all Canadian university undergraduate women. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois

Trudeau needs to shelve his plan to ban unvaccinated truckers

It puts Canadians’ access to food at risk

  • Jan 18, 2022
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
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Heads up, there will be a new guy next week

With the ‘extended winter break’ announced this weekend I was faced with…

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Doing what is hard makes life easier

When I entered 2021 a year ago, I was optimistic. I was…

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Why we shouldn’t take Trudeau’s tears seriously

The age-old expression that actions speak louder than words conveys an important…

Sylvain Charlebois
Professor, Dalhousie University

How gene editing helps farmers and consumers

With gene editing on the verge of being accepted in Canada, the way we communicate risks through food labelling needs to change

Sylvain Charlebois
Professor, Dalhousie University
This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP

How to use rapid testing to keep you and yours safe during the holiday season

Experts say rapid tests are one more tool in our toolbox to stay safe

This image provided by Abbott Laboratories in August 2020 shows the company’s BinaxNOW rapid COVID-19 nasal swab test. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Abbott Laboratories via AP