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Kelly McParland: The First World problem of pipeline building
It is possible, it appears, to build an oil pipeline in Canada. Though not a 100 per cent, absolute dead certainty — Lord knows what schemes opponents may still have hidden away — this would appear to be the outcome of two recent court cases, ...
SCOTT TAYLOR: Canadian Forces still struggle to recruit women
Those readers old enough to remember may recall an advertising campaign from the late sixties promoting Virginia Slims cigarettes. The theme behind this series of television commercials and magazine ads was to illustrate just how far feminism had ...
John Ivison: A favourite of 'red-meat' Conservatives, John Baird hasn't closed door on a leadership bid
John Baird has not said no. Political allies trying to convince the former minister to enter the Conservative leadership race say he is leaning against a bid but can’t bring himself to close the door. “It’s possible but it’s a long-shot,” said ...
John Ivison: Trudeau's ill-timed, and costly, quest for a UN Security Council seat
Justin Trudeau takes off for Ethiopia, the land of origins, this week. He is not going in search of the birthplace of humanity, the provenance of the first wild coffee plant or the source of the Nile, the world’s longest river. But his quest is ...
DONALD MURRAY: Governments should better explain their choice of judges
DONALD MURRAY In its Feb. 4 edition, this newspaper expressed concern in its editorial about proposed changes to the judicial appointment process for Ontario’s provincial judges. The proposal would expand the list of candidates among whom ...
JOHN IVISON: Peter MacKay is becoming his own biggest obstacle to winning the Conservative leadership
It seems increasingly that the greatest threat to Peter MacKay’s leadership bid is Peter MacKay. The presumed front-runner in the campaign to replace Andrew Scheer as Conservative leader has stumbled more than once in recent days. On ...
John Ivison: Rookie heritage minister retreats after stepping into news regulation minefield
In any field of endeavour other than politics, a rookie making a rookie mistake would be greeted with equanimity. But Steven Guilbeault has just learned the hard way that the parliamentary waters are full of sharks, circling and waiting for ...
SCOTT TAYLOR: Concert drove home Holocaust horrors
Last week, in honour of the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Nazi concentration camp in Auschwitz and the coincidental international Holocaust Memorial Day, I attended a concert in Ottawa, organized by the Jewish War Veterans ...
John Ivison: Pipeline dispute raises important question — who speaks for First Nations?
The “territorial re-occupation” of land along the proposed Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C. by hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en people has raised some thorny constitutional questions and some surprising interventions. The $6.2 billion, 670 ...
COMMENTARY: How social media is changing research and reactions to coronavirus outbreak
Jason Kindrachuk, University of Manitoba and Alyson Kelvin, Dalhousie University Over the past two decades, three novel coronaviruses — SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in 2002, MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) in 2012 and now ...