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MPs agree, suicide is bad

Posted by Oped 2057 days ago Ottawa Citizen| mps agree suicide bad All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The federal Liberals are proud of what they call their "Day of Action on Suicide Prevention." But it's hard to see what qualified as "action" on Oct. 4. There were speeches in the House of Commons, and a petition, and a motion calling for a strategy. Words, words, words. Read More
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The Liberals hold on

Posted by Oped 2058 days ago Ottawa Citizen| the liberals hold on All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Dalton McGuinty didn't so much win this election as manage to avoid losing it. Had Tim Hudak's Progressive Conservatives offered a bolder and more coherent alternative, things might be different. Read More
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The people we vote for

Posted by Oped 2059 days ago Ottawa Citizen| the people vote for All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — It's election day in Ontario and, for many analysts and political junkies, it comes down to a horse race among three leaders. It's easy to forget that none of us votes for Tim Hudak, Andrea Horwath or Dalton McGuinty - or at least, none of us outside of Niagara West-Glanbrook, Hamilton Centre or Ottawa South. Read More
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A worthy laureate

Posted by Oped 2060 days ago Ottawa Citizen| a worthy laureate All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — In recent weeks, while he lay dying from pancreatic cancer, Ralph Steinman and his family would joke about the upcoming announcement by the Nobel Prize committee. Read More
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Signs and silliness

Posted by Oped 2060 days ago Ottawa Citizen| signs silliness All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The Occupy Wall Street protest is showing no signs of waning and in fact is spreading now to other cities, including some in Canada. Read More
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Hold your nose and vote Liberal

Posted by Oped 2061 days ago Ottawa Citizen| hold nose vote liberal All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — When Ontario voters mark their ballots on Thursday, many will be holding their noses with their other hands. There is no clear choice for who should lead this province into what will likely be an economically very difficult four years. Read More
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Glengarry-Prescott-Russell endorsement: crack should keep riding red

Posted by Oped 2062 days ago Ottawa Citizen| glengarryprescottrussell endorsement crack riding red All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Longtime MPP Jean-Marc Lalonde has retired, but Grant Crack shouldn't have trouble keeping the traditional Liberal riding of Glengarry-Prescott-Russell red. Read More
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Ottawa Centre endorsement: Naqvi tops in competitive field

Posted by Oped 2062 days ago Ottawa Citizen| ottawa centre endorsement naqvi tops competitive field All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — As ever when it comes election time, the voters of Ottawa Centre are spoiled for choice. Each of the four candidates from the major parties would be a welcome addition to Queen's Park. Read More
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