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OPINION: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

While I love the magic of the holidays and the invigorating energy…

Black Press Media has joined 46 other journalism associations and media outlets to call for more action against hate and threats that target journalists and their safety. (CAJ creative)

Black Press Media joins 46 media outlets to call for plan to protect journalists against hate, threats

Led by the Canadian Association of Journalists, police and the federal government need to do more to protect reporters

  • Sep 1, 2022
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Policy-makers need to focus on Canada’s commodity strengths

In early June, the economics team at the Royal Bank of Canada…

  • Jun 15, 2022
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Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)

Cole’s Notes: Hayden Christensen deserves better from Canadians

Christensen hails from Vancouver, a fact too few Canadians celebrate

Canadian actor Hayden Christensen, centre, and his mother, Alie, arrive for the charity premiere screening of Star Wars: Episode Two Attack of the Clones, in Toronto Sunday May 12, 2002. Christensen plays the role of Anakin Skywalker in the film. (CP PHOTO/Aaron Harris)
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Minister Josephine Pon: Seniors Week 2022

Each year, the first full week of June is Seniors’ Week in…

  • Jun 6, 2022
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Teachers must stop undermining parental values

Teachers are hired to educate students, not to indoctrinate them

  • Jun 4, 2022
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Your standard of living has dropped under Trudeau

The self-congratulatory Liberal tweet which claimed they have made “life more affordable” since 2015 is hogwash

  • May 24, 2022
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Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

The consequences of the doctor shortage in Canada are grim

The evidence is overwhelming: Canada needs more doctors

  • May 14, 2022
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A federal dental care program is nothing to smile about

One of the big-ticket items in the most recent federal budget was…

  • May 13, 2022
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Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)

OP-ED: Newspapers are not packaging

‘The dissemination of news to the public is a necessary element of a vibrant and healthy democracy’

  • May 9, 2022
Across Canada, newspapers face a patchwork of provincial regulations, administrative regimes, and fees. (Pixabay.com)
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The subtle things my mom has taught me

Every Mother’s Day I struggle to find the right things to buy…

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Dansereau: Considerate Mother’s Day gifting

As spring rolls around again so does Mother’s Day. Although we should…

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Trudeau’s spending spree hitting Canadian families hard

Trudeau’s spending spree hitting Canadian families hard

  • Apr 29, 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a news conference at Rideau cottage in Ottawa, on Friday, March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Why cutting Alberta’s gas tax doesn’t offer real relief

The last couple of budgets appear more on the optimistic side rather than the realistic side as actual deficits outpace forecast deficits

  • Apr 29, 2022
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Rimbey’s remaining payphone to make final call in April

I nearly wept. My publisher Leah, stood beside me obviously shook. We…

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Where are all the swine assistants?

I share my house with a few creatures. Cats, birds, humans and…

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Bay du Nord oil project needs swift approval

With the market prices of hydrocarbons soaring, accelerated by the Russian invasion…

  • Apr 12, 2022
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