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Pot is a problem only if society decides to make it one

Posted by Oped 1353 days ago Vancouver Sun| pot problem society decides one All
http://feeds.canada.com — Monday's launch of a campaign aimed at effectively decriminalizing marijuana use in B.C. gives voters here a chance to set a Canadian precedent by doing something entirely sensible. Read More
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Harper's too-secret garden

Posted by Oped 1354 days ago Vancouver Sun| harpers toosecret garden All
http://feeds.canada.com — Eight years ago, in an eloquent plea for open government, then Conservative party Leader Stephen Harper said: "Information is the lifeblood of a democracy. Without adequate access to key information about government policies and programs, citizens and parliamentarians cannot make informed decisions, and incompetent or corrupt governance, can be hidden under a cloak of secrecy." Read More
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Research of oil, gas transport critical to navigating future

Posted by Oped 1354 days ago Vancouver Sun| research oil gas transport critical navigating future All
http://feeds.canada.com — Ottawa's decision to start researching conditions related to heavy oil transport on B.C.'s coastline is a worthy one. Read More
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B.C. health care system fails to meet needs of mentally ill

Posted by Oped 1354 days ago Vancouver Sun| bc health care fails meet mentally ill All
http://feeds.canada.com — The dialogue concerning B.C.'s woefully inadequate mental health services (Mental health services under fire, Aug. 28) is missing the point. People are failing to get timely, responsive and adequate interventions due to a profound failure in leadership and accountability on the part of the B.C. government, which bears the ultimate responsibility for the services carried out in the province. Read More
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Some would-be Canadians tying up immigration process

Posted by Oped 1359 days ago Vancouver Sun| some wouldbe canadians tying immigration process All
http://feeds.canada.com — It's high time the federal government took action to jettison dormant citizenship applications that are clogging the system. Read More
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Clarity for the Senate

Posted by Oped 1361 days ago Vancouver Sun| clarity senate All
http://feeds.canada.com — Senate reform has been a vexing issue in the country for as long as anyone can remember, but now we may be edging closer to a resolution with the Supreme Court poised to take up the matter. Read More
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Marching toward King's dream

Posted by Oped 1366 days ago Vancouver Sun| marching kings dream All
http://feeds.canada.com — Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. In one of the greatest, most moving speeches ever made, he revealed his dream to 250,000 civil rights marchers who gathered in Washington, D.C. to hear it on Aug. 28, 1963. Fifty years later, his dream was embodied in the presence of Barack Obama, the United States' first black president, who spoke at the Lincoln Memorial to mark the Weekend anniversary. Read More
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West should avoid Syria for now

Posted by Oped 1367 days ago Vancouver Sun| west avoid syria now All
http://feeds.canada.com — Crimes against the innocent cry out for punishment, but western governments should think twice about direct intervention in Syria's civil war for now. Read More
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