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Editorial: Speak the truth

Posted by Oped 1083 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial speak truth All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — A new handbook that urges police officers and experts in the intelligence community to avoid linking Islam with radicalization isn’t doing anybody any favours. Islamist extremists pose a threat to much of the world, and asking officials to avoid labelling the danger for what it is, is going to do nothing to address the growing security risk. Read More
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Editorial: Starter schools are a good start

Posted by Oped 1084 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial starter schools good start All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Granted, the so-called starter schools that Premier Jim Prentice has pledged aren’t the same as full-fledged facilities, but they’re certainly better than empty fields and the prospect of continued long bus rides for Calgary students. Read More
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Editorial: Combat within limits

Posted by Oped 1084 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial combat limits All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — When it comes to combat in Iraq, Canada needs to draw a line in the sand. While our nation has a role to play in combating the rampaging terrorist scourge Islamic State, the government must clearly define that role in advance. Read More
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Editorial: Good behaviour speaks for itself

Posted by Oped 1085 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial good behaviour speaks itself All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck, the reasoning goes. But a detailed description of a duck isn’t the same as the real thing — just as Premier Jim Prentice’s well-intentioned attempt to ensure accountability within the provincial government is no guarantee of proper conduct. Read More
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Editorial: Chance of clouds

Posted by Oped 1086 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial chance clouds All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — The City of Calgary’s so-called sunshine list is going to include a few clouds, if council accepts the recommendations of its administrators. Read More
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Editorial: Name dropping run amok

Posted by Oped 1086 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial dropping run amok All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — Granted, offering to say a donor’s name in the House of Commons was creative, but we’re relieved that NDP MP Charmaine Borg had the good sense, belatedly, to realize the practice would be wrong. Read More
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Editorial: Police adapt to evolving crime

Posted by Oped 1087 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial police adapt evolving crime All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — An influential think-tank is suggesting the adage about never being able to find a policeman when you need one certainly doesn't apply in our city. In fact, the Fraser Institute gives Calgary officers a less than satisfactory grade when it comes to efficiency. The institute's reasoning is built upon the drop in crime seen in Canadian cities over the past decade, and a jump in the number of office Read More
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Editorial: Alien enemies

Posted by Oped 1089 days ago Calgary Herald| editorial alien enemies All
http://www.calgaryherald.com — This is an excerpt from an editorial published in the Calgary Herald on May 10, 1915. At tonight’s meeting of the city council, there will probably be some discussion over the number of Germans and Austrians, alien enemies, who are securing jobs in the various municipal departments. Read More
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