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JOHN DeMONT: How much longer will the foghorn wail?
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Jan. 28, 2021
PODCAST: Tinted windows and the law
LETTER: Young innovators not given enough support
ANDY WALKER: Atlantic travel bubble won't work without New Brunswick in fight against pandemic
John Ivison: Slow, chaotic vaccine rollout threatens Trudeau's credibility
The Liberals maintain a healthy lead in the latest opinion polls , but that advantage is at risk as the government’s vaccine roll-out fails to meet public expectations. Good news has been as rare as butterflies at sea, with Canadians left ...
JIM VIBERT: Vaccine debate ignores global inequities
There is great angst abroad in the land. Our Pfizer vaccine supply has been interrupted and, if that's not evidence enough of the federal government's incompetence, how about the fact that other countries are getting people vaccinated faster ...
300,000 dual citizens in Hong Kong must choose between Canada and China after policy change
Ottawa is growing increasingly concerned about the rights of 300,000 Canadian citizens in Hong Kong, after the territory’s government declared that dual citizens must choose the nationality they wish to maintain. “Canada is aware of the Hong ...
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: Jan. 27, 2021
MY TAKE WITH SHELDON MACLEOD: Guilty until proven innocent in the case of wrongfully charged Halifax doctor
Sheldon MacLeod has been a broadcast professional for close to 30 years. Eyewitness to the transition from 45s and magnetic tape to CDs, MP3s, computers, websites, blogs and the worldwide web. And through all of the technology one thing remains ...
LETTER: Leaders need to address Cape Breton poverty issue
On Sunday, I had a few errands to run in downtown Sydney on Charlotte Street. I parked next to a vacant lot close to the Highland Arts Theatre and under a staircase, I saw a spot where someone had obviously slept the night before. I know times are ...
EDITORIAL: Too many shades of legality concerning tinted vehicle windows
To say rules governing tinted windows on motor vehicles in Canada are confusing would be an understatement. What’s legal varies between provinces. Most do not permit front windshields or front side windows to be tinted, but some — ...
LETTER: Promises, promises — at what price?
The last few days, there has been lots of media coverage of the election as each party attempts to grab headlines by making promises — all with a price tag. My focus and interest are not attracted by this dated technique of vote solicitation. ...
JIM GUY: ‘Camp Auschwitz’ incident at Washington insurrection not surprising
It was shocking — but not surprising — that in a mob comprised of insurrectionists, rioters, racists and extremists, someone would deliberately target Jews by invoking the horrifying memories of Auschwitz. One American rioter was ...
EDITORIAL: Social media giants content to pass baton on policing hate
Perhaps the easiest explanation is that businesses prefer a firm set of ground rules to uncertainty — even if those ground rules are going to get tougher, thanks to other people’s problems. Canada’s federal government was already ...