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Talk about the OMB

Posted by Oped 2022 days ago Ottawa Citizen| talk omb All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Candidates in many Ontario ridings say they are hearing from voters about hydro bills, health care and the HST. In Ottawa, people also want to talk about the Ontario Municipal Board. Read More
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Ethics 101

Posted by Oped 2022 days ago Ottawa Citizen| ethics All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The University of Calgary should not have helped channel money from an oil company to a publicity campaign attacking the "hypothesis of human induced global warming." This bizarre transaction should make all universities think hard about their ethical standards governing donations. Read More
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The world can beat AIDS and malaria

Posted by Oped 2023 days ago Ottawa Citizen| the world beat aids malaria All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Two of the great evils in the world might be eliminated within our lifetimes - maybe even within a few years. Read More
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Getting Kienan home

Posted by Oped 2024 days ago Ottawa Citizen| getting kienan home All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — It was difficult, on Friday and Saturday, to listen to the pleas from Kienan Hebert's parents, and from the mother of the man suspected of abducting him, as they begged for the threeyear-old's safe return.chance the child is in peril. Read More
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Foreign flirtations

Posted by Oped 2024 days ago Ottawa Citizen| foreign flirtations All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The relationship between Canada's parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs and the Toronto correspondent for the official Chinese government news agency might be an innocent, if misguided, flirtation, or it might be something more. Read More
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Cross-border tax grab

Posted by Oped 2028 days ago Ottawa Citizen| crossborder tax grab All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The U.S. government's decision to aggressively enforce its overseas tax-reporting rules is cruel and manifestly unfair. The Canadian government ought to tell it so, in no uncertain terms. Read More
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This is a community

Posted by Oped 2028 days ago Ottawa Citizen| this community All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — In a world in which there is no shortage of real problems, the travails of the residents of Farincourt Crescent who complain school buses are disturbing their "adult lifestyle" street would be laughable if they didn't touch on so many serious issues. Read More
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No more powers

Posted by Oped 2029 days ago Ottawa Citizen| no powers All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is right when he says terrorism, and particularly Islamist terrorism, is still a threat to Canadians. But he has not made a case for expanding police powers as a response to that threat. Read More
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