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The military's next battle

Posted by Oped 2040 days ago Ottawa Citizen| the militarys battle All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — What is the federal government really going to do to trim military spending? Whatever it is, the public and Defence Department employees shouldn't be finding out about it exclusively through leaked memos in the Citizen. Read More
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Home care, not health care

Posted by Oped 2040 days ago Ottawa Citizen| home care health care All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Providing the help that seniors need to stay in their own homes is universally acknowledged as a good idea. All the major provincial parties favour it. Study after study has shown that it is much more cost effective than hospital or long-term care and provides a better quality of life for seniors. Read More
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More isn't always better

Posted by Oped 2043 days ago Ottawa Citizen| more better All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — If higher education is a good thing, you might expect that the more students you can get into colleges and universities, the better. Read More
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Familiar Liberal faces

Posted by Oped 2044 days ago Ottawa Citizen| familiar liberal faces All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Liberals like to describe Premier Dalton McGuinty as a transformational leader, but when it comes to his cabinet, he is a fan of the familiar. Read More
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Toward a new Libya

Posted by Oped 2044 days ago Ottawa Citizen| toward libya All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The inglorious demise of Moammar Gadhafi will not, in itself, usher in a new era of freedom and prosperity in Libya. It does mark the end of a long tragic chapter for the country, the region and the world. Read More
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Patients need to know

Posted by Oped 2045 days ago Ottawa Citizen| patients know All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Until recently, tattoo parlours and restaurants were more tightly regulated in Ontario than clinics like the one run by Dr. Christiane Farazli, which is at the centre of an HIV and hepatitis scare involving thousands of former patients. Read More
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Smarter spending

Posted by Oped 2046 days ago Ottawa Citizen| smarter spending All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Tuesday prebudget submission ran to 13 pages but it can be summarized in a single sentence: "We want more federal tax money." Read More
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Defending freedom abroad

Posted by Oped 2046 days ago Ottawa Citizen| defending freedom abroad All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Foreign Minister John Baird is right: Societies that promote religious freedom are more likely to protect all other fundamental freedoms. It is, sadly, all too easy to find examples of countries around the world that don't. And Canada, he correctly notes, is well placed to promote those freedoms. Read More
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