All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • Market principles offer solutions to teacher shortage

    Doctors must discuss pain management options with patients and not jump to the prescription pad for a quick fix Nova Scotia doesn’t have enough substitute teachers. The shortage is so severe that school boards are hiring people...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • A profound legacy of improving the human condition

    The Aga Khan Development Network has a deep commitment to social, economic and educational projects in developing nations. This year is the diamond jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan, the leader of the world’s Shia Ismaili...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • The case for repealing Suzuki’s honorary degree

    With views so antithetical to University of Alberta’s value system, Suzuki is incapable of honouring the spirit of the school. As a graduate of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law, I have written the school’s senate...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • Bill C-75 reforms too little, too late to respond to domestic violence

    Canada needs a national agency to review all domestic homicides and create an integrated domestic violence safety system A woman is killed by her current or former partner every six days in Canada. Indigenous women are killed...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • The plastic bag pollution paradox

    At least 5.25 trillion plastic particles weighing 268,940 tons are floating in our oceans but we struggle to find packaging alternatives. An increasing number of people are voicing concerns about our use of plastics day-to-day. Single-use plastics...

    • Posted April 6, 2018
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  • Bill C-59’s overreach allows security to trump freedom

    One-time prime minister John Diefenbaker said, “We must vigilantly stand on guard within our own borders for human rights and fundamental freedoms which are our proud heritage. … We cannot take for granted the continuance and maintenance...

    • Posted April 6, 2018
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  • White privilege or simply elite posturing?

    Creating a society in which everything is viewed in terms of race will divide our nation and breed resentment Parents in the interior of British Columbia were shocked recently when their children came home from school with...

    • Posted April 6, 2018
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  • Indigenous children continue to pay a steep price

    No amount of funding plans or reorganization can solve this problem as long as alcohol and drug abuse persists in First Nations communities We want simple answers. But, sometimes, there aren’t any. Take Manitoba’s child welfare system,...

    • Posted April 6, 2018
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  • Jiminy Crickets! The truth about bugs as food

    Loblaw selling cricket flour under its precious President’s Choice label is a big deal. But in a lot of ways, it makes a great deal of sense Selling cricket flour is a sign that the protein wars...

    • Posted March 23, 2018
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  • Rigorous journalism can save us from fake news

    How government can navigate a changing landscape to create the conditions for vigorous, ethical journalism and open, informed debate “Journalists are like firefighters: you may not need them every day, but you want to know they’re there...

    • Posted March 23, 2018
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