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Editorial: All things considered, community's rights come first

Editorial: All things considered, community's rights come first

Over the past few weeks we’ve had letters to the editor expressing outrage that people opposed to COVID-19 vaccination are refusing the treatment.
Editorial: Alberta's vote on equalization will have no effect

Editorial: Alberta's vote on equalization will have no effect

On Monday, Albertans will hold a referendum on whether equalization payments should be abolished. Those payments are provided for in the Constitution Act.
Editorial: With COVID still a threat, don't forget your flu shot

Editorial: With COVID still a threat, don't forget your flu shot

While the flu season is almost upon us, it has been underway for some months in the southern hemisphere. And the case counts so far are remarkable.
Editorial: Enforcing limits on the right to protest

Editorial: Enforcing limits on the right to protest

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth says his government is considering bubble-zone legislation to prevent anti-vaccine protesters blocking access to hospitals and schools.
Comment: Diplomacy freed the Two Michaels. Now, time for a little amnesia

Comment: Diplomacy freed the Two Michaels. Now, time for a little amnesia

A commentary by a former high commissioner to London and former Canadian ambassador to Moscow, Italy and the European Union. He wrote this for Policy Magazine.
Editorial: What becomes of the federal party leaders?

Editorial: What becomes of the federal party leaders?

With the federal election behind us and little to show by way of change, the question becomes: What happens next? That question takes on additional weight because with the second minority government in a row, the likelihood of another campaign in fai
Editorial: Big promises on health care, but action will fall short

Editorial: Big promises on health care, but action will fall short

With just days left in the election campaign, this is the last of four editorials on the key issues that have emerged.
Editorial: With a week to go, still waiting for a leader

Editorial: With a week to go, still waiting for a leader

This is the third of four editorials on the issues gaining most traction in the federal election campaign. So far we’ve looked at proposals for dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and at measures to rebuild the economy.
Editorial: Economy needs more than parties’ hazy promises

Editorial: Economy needs more than parties’ hazy promises

This is the second in a series of editorials looking at the leading issues as the Sept. 20 federal election draws near. Last week we highlighted how the three main parties would deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, now entering a soaring fourth wave.
Editorial: The fourth wave as an election issue

Editorial: The fourth wave as an election issue

This is the first of four editorials dealing with leading campaign issues as we get ready for the federal election on Sept. 20. For reasons of space, we are focusing primarily on the three main parties with broad national support.