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Accountability for Almalki

Posted by Oped 2153 days ago Ottawa Citizen| accountability almalki All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — That Abdullah Almalki was badly mistreated by the Canadian government is not a matter of speculation. Read More
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Don't mess with people's childcare

Posted by Oped 2153 days ago Ottawa Citizen| dont mess peoples childcare All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Anyone who thinks childcare is a relatively minor issue might think again after watching the uproar over a proposal by Ottawa's biggest school board to rethink the way it delivers before-and after-school care. Read More
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Cannon fodder

Posted by Oped 2154 days ago Ottawa Citizen| cannon fodder All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — If the federal government wanted to make a point about the cult of official bilingualism in the public service, it could have found more responsible ways to do so. Read More
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Libya's own democracy

Posted by Oped 2154 days ago Ottawa Citizen| libyas democracy All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The National Transitional Council in Libya has always contained Islamist elements. So it's not exactly a shock to hear interim leader Mustafa Abdul Jalil declare that the new Libya will be an Islamic state with a constitution based on Sharia law. Read More
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Registry rhetoric

Posted by Oped 2155 days ago Ottawa Citizen| registry rhetoric All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — One of the reasons the longgun-registry debate is so tedious is that it seems to bring out the worst rhetorical impulses in both sides. Read More
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A budget sales job

Posted by Oped 2156 days ago Ottawa Citizen| a budget sales job All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Mayor Jim Watson’s new budget is mostly prudence disguised as a bold plan of action. Read More
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Cycling safely

Posted by Oped 2156 days ago Ottawa Citizen| cycling safely All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Despite the high profile of some recent incidents involving cyclists, it's not getting more dangerous to ride a bike in Ontario. Read More
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Gay rights are universal

Posted by Oped 2156 days ago Ottawa Citizen| gay rights universal All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Most Canadians would have difficulty naming even a fraction of the countries that make up the Commonwealth of Nations (hint: there are 54). It is a club in which Canada, as a former British colony, has always had a membership, but one that has a fairly low profile in this country. Read More
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