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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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Canadians lament their crumbling health-care system but the alternatives are far from clear

By Shachi Kurl, President When I was in my 20s, I had this car. Japanese engine, so it started every single time. American body, so it never rusted. I called it the Frankencar. It was indestructible. I bought it from

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In Canada, Queen Elizabeth was part of the fabric of our lives

By Shachi Kurl, President Long did she reign. At 96, after more than 70 years as Queen of Canada, we can’t say it wasn’t wholly expected. Still, as with the loss of a parent or grandparent, we think they’ll go

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