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  • Women’s council reaches big audience with #WhyINeedFeminism

    Following a popular anti-feminism campaign by Women Against Feminism on Tumblr, the St. John’s Status of Women Council released its own ...

  • Facebook, not fact book

    For people like Justin Bourque, the Moncton man suspected of shooting and killing three RCMP officers and wounding two others last week, sites ...

  • Feeling forced

    It was a fairly uneventful tour, minus a couple of awkward moments with a cross-dressing Queen Elizabeth impersonator in P.E.I. and a brief, ...

  • Finally, pro football’s myth shattered

    Sam’s draft selection was a moment gay athletes have no doubt craved, many having pegged his potential for NFL play as the long-awaited catalyst ...

  • The road to ruin

    Two controversies have garnered Coleman headlines since he became the last man jostling for the PC crown.First, it was abortion (hardly any ...

  • Even turnips get a week

    The interview was taped around the same time as International Women’s Day. Walsh, a longtime women’s advocate, gave her two cents on the ...

  • Time’s running out

    No doubt the defeat — by a mere 40-vote margin — will be a hard pill to swallow for the Tories.But the loss in Virginia Waters, no matter how ...

  • Such tweet sorrow

    Bennett had been a sideshow to the leadership race since the beginning of his campaign. In the battle for PC leader — and thus premier — no one ...

  • Ballot box paradox

    Youth are caught in a situation where, on the one hand, politicians don’t cater their mandates to young people because they don’t vote, and on ...

  • Bigger fish to fry

    For Harper Conservatives, the value of scientific research is seldom equated with that of trade and economic vitality — the meat and potatoes of ...