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Nostalgia’s great, but how long will Zellers last?

By Shachi Kurl, President Did the nostalgia news of Zellers’ impending resurrection hit you, as it did me, like a wave of Club Zed points waiting to be redeemed? Easily my favourite news story of the week, it was also,

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Do we really need government to tell us to mask up?

By Shachi Kurl, President Apparently, all that 54 per cent of Canadians want for Christmas is to be told they must wear masks again. OK, I jest. It’s not all they want. There are other stocking stuffers on the list,

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Liberals and Tories both using firearms bill to fire up support

By Shachi Kurl, President The mess over Bill C-21, the federal government’s proposed gun legislation, feels, at the end of a very long year, like the billionth example of what happens when Canadians living on different planets fail to understand

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Canadians’ views on abortion are often more nuanced than we think

By Shachi Kurl, President We live in an age of technology and access to knowledge. Never before, on any given topic, have we had the benefit of so much information, so many perspectives, at our fingertips. So why does it

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Which was worse — Colin Thatcher’s presence at Saskatchewan’s throne speech, or the behaviour of the government that shrugged it off?

By Shachi Kurl, President Which is more disgusting: a duly elected Saskatchewan Party MLA who thinks it appropriate to invite a notorious wife-killer to that province’s throne speech? Or a premier of that province who can’t bring himself to unequivocally

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Trudeau and Poilievre face a similar challenge in attracting voters

By Shachi Kurl, President Plus ça change. It should not come as a surprise to any Canadian political watcher worth their salt that the Conservative Party of Canada appears to have a little wind in its sails after the election

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