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Nepean-Carleton endorsement: MacLeod’s an asset to the Tories

Posted by Oped 2184 days ago Ottawa Citizen| nepeancarleton endorsement macleods asset tories All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Lisa MacLeod is an affable and energetic MPP whose practical ideas and hard work are an asset to the Progressive Conservative caucus. Read More
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Lanark-Frontenac endorsement: Blustery Hillier defends rural interests

Posted by Oped 2184 days ago Ottawa Citizen| lanarkfrontenac endorsement blustery hillier defends rural interests All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — OTTAWA — Politics in Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington has long been as much about style as substance. The incumbent, Randy Hillier, is known for his suspenders and bluster. But Hillier is also passionate about several of the issues that matter to his riding. When the candidates met with the Citizen’s editorial board, he was able to explain — better than most Progressive Con Read More
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Keeping the air clean

Posted by Oped 2184 days ago Ottawa Citizen| keeping air clean All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Canadians should breathe easier knowing that our air quality is among the best in the world, as a study by the World Health Organization has found. But it would be an even bigger relief to be certain it will stay that way. Read More
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Not just an internal matter

Posted by Oped 2184 days ago Ottawa Citizen| not internal matter All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Nobody is asking the Ottawans who worship at Blessed Sacrament Parish to stop being proud of their congregation or to stop loving their former pastor, Father Joseph LeClair. Read More
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Mission incomplete

Posted by Oped 2186 days ago Ottawa Citizen| mission incomplete All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — There were several key moments in the Libya campaign when a real debate about Canada’s involvement was warranted. Read More
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Questions for Clement

Posted by Oped 2186 days ago Ottawa Citizen| questions clement All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The census debacle, the government’s anti-scientific and wrong-headed approach to harm reduction, and now the Muskoka beautification project, courtesy of the G8 summit; the list of dubious government initiatives in which Tony Clement has played a starring role is growing. Read More
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Safe soldiering

Posted by Oped 2188 days ago Ottawa Citizen| safe soldiering All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — It is not surprising that the Taliban would attack the neighbourhood of a NATO compound in Kabul. That is, after all, the kind of thing the Taliban does. It is also not surprising that Canadian soldiers in the area would help defend it. Yes, they are there as trainers, now that our combat mission has ended. But what are they supposed to do when the Taliban attacks - sit on their hands, or run for Read More
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The myth of victimless taxes

Posted by Oped 2188 days ago Ottawa Citizen| the myth victimless taxes All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — According to a poll out this week, NDP leader Andrea Horwath is the provincial party leader Ontarians would most like to have over for a backyard beer and barbecue. The personable Horwath placed in the high 30-per-cent range, though in fact she wasn't that far ahead of her empathetically more challenged rivals, Conservative Tim Hudak (32 per cent) and Liberal Dalton McGuinty (31 per cent), so per Read More
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