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Oct 22, 2017

The myth of Western alienation is back with a vengeance

David J. Climenhaga
The digital editions of the gutter press are full of the complaints nowadays of such alienated Albertans as United Conservative Party leadership contenders Brian Jean and Jason Kenney.
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Oct 20, 2017
A woman wearing a niqab on Rue Ontario in Montreal in 2012. Photo: Claude Robillard/Flickr

Quebec's face-covering ban encourages bigotry

Karl Nerenberg
Some political leaders have condemned Quebec’s Law 62 as a violation of human rights; others not. Justin Trudeau has been circumspect, while Jagmeet Singh and the Ontario legislature have gone further
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Oct 19, 2017
Ontario-6934. Image: Dennis Jarvis/flickr

Canada's war shrines

Yves Engler
Each year, tens of millions of dollars in public money is spent on war memorials. The Afghan Memorial is just the latest addition to Ottawa’s long list of war shrines.

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