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Mixed signals

Posted by Oped 2072 days ago Ottawa Citizen| mixed signals All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Ottawa parents have enough to worry about when it comes to finding quality before-and after-school care for their children. Read More
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Not so crazy

Posted by Oped 2073 days ago Ottawa Citizen| not crazy All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The way the Progressive Conservatives reacted, you would think the Liberals had proposed bimonthly kitten-eating contests. But what actually happened is that a newspaper asked a Liberal candidate whether a carbon tax was possible, and he said it was "being reviewed" but "not part of our platform." Read More
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A few more months behind bars

Posted by Oped 2074 days ago Ottawa Citizen| a months bars All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Randall Hopley, the man accused of abducting (and then returning) three-year-old Kienan Hebert in early September, is a perfect example of the failures of Canada's justice system. He's had several run-ins with the law, including a conviction for sexual assault. Read More
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Value for cab fare

Posted by Oped 2075 days ago Ottawa Citizen| value cab fare All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Ottawa taxi drivers deserve a pat on the back for getting ahead of the curve and turning down a fare increase before it could even get to a city committee for debate. It's certainly not the kind of thing you see every day and the gesture deserves some recognition. Read More
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Transpo riders aren't cargo

Posted by Oped 2075 days ago Ottawa Citizen| transpo riders cargo All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — The fact that Adam Burke uses a wheelchair makes his alleged mistreatment by an OC Transpo driver all the more infuriating. But at bottom, this story isn't about Burke or about Ottawans with disabilities. It's about a problem every Ottawan encounters if she or he rides the buses long enough: drivers with attitude. Read More
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Something fishy

Posted by Oped 2078 days ago Ottawa Citizen| something fishy All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — Teenagers crave it, politicians court it and entertainers need it to make a living. Popularity is a muchcoveted commodity. It is no different in the world of science. Researchers and scientific journals both seek to increase their profiles by getting their studies covered by popular media. Unfortunately, however, some studies receive heaps of attention for all the wrong reasons. Read More
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Not harmless fun

Posted by Oped 2079 days ago Ottawa Citizen| not harmless fun All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — It might be a back-to-school ritual at some high schools, it might seem like harmless fun to others, but throwing eggs at students as part of a hazing ritual is bullying and schools have a responsibility to stop it. Read More
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Talking minority

Posted by Oped 2079 days ago Ottawa Citizen| talking minority All
http://www.ottawacitizen.com — A lot can change between now and Oct. 6, but if the current polling holds, Ontario could be in for a minority government. Read More
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