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Ottawa state of emergency over trucker protest shows Canada’s Trumpists are growing

By Shachi Kurl, President True to type, Canadians such as myself are humble enough to know that when the rest of the world thinks of us — which, admittedly, is almost never — it is as a kinder, gentler and

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Conservatives’ embrace of the truck protest in Ottawa isn’t helping them

By Shachi Kurl, President Quo Vadis, Conservatives? It’s a question you must think long and hard about because I fear you are headed for the brambles and thickets of political frustration a good while longer. Take heart in knowing other

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Child vaccination has become a whole new challenge in the era of COVID

By Shachi Kurl, President Being of a generation who grew up with The Simpsons, I can’t help but feel Helen Lovejoy is having a renaissance moment with her signature line, “Won’t someone please think of the children?” While much COVID-19

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Canada’s relations with China is at a critical crossroads

By Shachi Kurl, President Normally, the appointment of a new national security advisor in Canada is little noted, let alone remarked upon. But such is the pressure and expectation on the Trudeau government to show it has some kernel of

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Five issues to watch in 2022

December 27, 2021 – It’s the holiday season and Canadians are being told to limit their social contacts as the COVID-19 virus sweeps across the country. Many wait for their turn to get an immunization that will help protect them

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Erin O’Toole may survive as Conservative leader, but the numbers aren’t helping him

By Shachi Kurl, President His critics accuse him of being out of touch — but is Erin O’Toole also out of time? It’s not like the question hasn’t already been asked. While he soldiers on, however, he does so against

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