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Editorial: Call a byelection

Posted by Oped 939 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial byelection All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — The Calgary Board of Education needs to hold a byelection to replace Sheila Taylor, who resigned to run for the Wildrose and lost on Monday, or rescind Taylor’s resignation and offer her the job. Read More
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Editorial: A digital double-edged sword

Posted by Oped 940 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial digital doubleedged sword All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — There’s little doubt that the multitude of screens that young people stare into each day has consequences. Children who spend too much time under the spell of digital technology have been found to have shorter attention spans, get lower grades in school and be more likely to be obese. Read More
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Editorial: A shot of common sense

Posted by Oped 941 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial shot common sense All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Many Albertans have been wringing their hands over the prospect of Ebola arriving in the province, but it’s a certainty that another potential killer will be making an appearance: influenza. Read More
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Editorial: Tory triumph

Posted by Oped 942 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial tory triumph All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Granted, the four ridings were all represented by Conservative MLAs before the byelections were called by Premier Jim Prentice, but the importance of Monday’s results should not be overlooked. Prentice has won his own seat in the legislature in decisive fashion, and as a result, will be better able to represent his party when the House resumes sitting Nov. 17. Read More
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Editorial: Attack on mosque transformed into thing of beauty

Posted by Oped 944 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial attack mosque transformed beauty All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — When the news broke early Friday morning that a mosque in Cold Lake had been vandalized, many Albertans felt ashamed and mortified. By late morning and early afternoon, that shame turned into pride and a feeling of unity. By midday, the scene around the mosque was nothing short of a thing of beauty. Read More
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Editorial: Standing together

Posted by Oped 945 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial standing together All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — There are many kinds of leadership, and the kind that is borne of dire circumstances was shown Wednesday evening and Thursday morning in Ottawa as the leaders of the federal political parties set aside their style of adversarial business-as-usual politics, and spoke as a united, compassionate and humane voice in the wake of tragedy. Read More
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Editorial: The end of innocence

Posted by Oped 946 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial innocence All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, was the day Canada’s innocence died. That was the day when the enduring complacent belief that “these things don’t happen in Canada,” was shattered forever, as a gunman shot and killed a soldier guarding the nation’s War Memorial, and then drove to Parliament, where he fired up to 50 shots in the Centre Block, outside of a room where the Con Read More
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Editorial: Red surge

Posted by Oped 947 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial red surge All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — The RCMP hopes to start enrolling as many female cadets as males starting next year. Only about 21 per cent of the sworn officers in Canada’s national police force are female today, so the initiative perhaps seems overdue at first blush. Read More
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