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PSAC strike — solidarity for now, but how long will it last?

By Shachi Kurl, President As the strike by members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada strides into its second week, one reflects on the steps taken by PSAC workers on the picket line. Enough to put up some serious

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The RCMP faces yet another critical moment to improve. But history leaves us sceptical

By Shachi Kurl, President Can a police force with a rich and storied history deliver what’s required in the future? Is the RCMP irretrievably broken? Does something else need to replace it? These are the questions we need to ask,

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Neither Trudeau nor Poilievre is shooting straight these days

By Shachi Kurl, President I know duels are outdated, but it’s spring break and I am re-reading the classics, so bear with me and picture this: Two princes (or “eminent Canadians,” if you will). One challenges the other by verbally

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Canadians need real answers on allegations of election meddling by China

By Shachi Kurl, President There are three things in life to always cherish: one’s health, one’s relationships with loved ones, and the integrity of Canadian democracy. Discussion over the latter peaked this past week with senior security officials repeating that,

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The spy-balloon saga carries a down-to-earth message about Canada’s defence

By Shachi Kurl, President Balloons! For 10 days in February, we were captivated by them. Flying through the air / How did they get there / Where did they come from / Was much harm was done? * It feels

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Playing health-care hero will be tricky for the premiers and the PM

By Shachi Kurl, President Lots of people disagree with Ontario Premier Doug Ford about lots of things. The one thing on which Ontarians — and Canadians in general — are likely to agree, however, is his assessment of the upcoming

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