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Opinion: Cooling off Canada Day for reflection

Opinion: Cooling off Canada Day for reflection

If you are angry about cooling down your Canada Day celebrations, I beg you to take a moment and reflect. What can you celebrate this year when children’s bodies are being discovered?
Opinion: Tent city or nuisance bylaw? Why not both?

Opinion: Tent city or nuisance bylaw? Why not both?

On their own, they have significant problems but they could be used together, to accommodate the local street population during the summer months and provide everyone who works downtown with a greater sense of security
Opinion: Moving beyond simplistic stories

Opinion: Moving beyond simplistic stories

The destruction of Indigenous lifeways and acceptance of Indigenous deaths is a pattern that stretches from the very origins of the country to the present. This is not an Indigenous problem; it is fundamentally a Canadian one.
Opinion: Residents divided over Safe Streets Bylaw

Opinion: Residents divided over Safe Streets Bylaw

A total of 692 confirmed local votes were cast in the poll. This poll had a 3.71 per cent margin of error, 19 times out of 20.
Opinion: Canada can learn from Germany

Opinion: Canada can learn from Germany

Steps are being taken to speak a more truthful narrative, and perhaps that is the greatest hope in healing the deep wounds that hinder progress.
Opinion: What you could learn from Strava

Opinion: What you could learn from Strava

Tracking results and having historical data gives us reasons to try harder and challenges us to reach for goals that we might not have considered.
Opinion: There's no fighting in politics like party infighting

Opinion: There's no fighting in politics like party infighting

Political parties can appear to have a unified front with common values and beliefs and operating with a singular platform or message but looks are deceiving.
Opinion: Hot weather poses huge danger

Opinion: Hot weather poses huge danger

Sadly, weather above 30 C is even more dangerous than when it’s 30-below.
Opinion: Less helps people with concussions more

Opinion: Less helps people with concussions more

There are definite do's and don'ts when interacting with someone who has a recent concussion.
Opinion: Bear habitat disrespected

Opinion: Bear habitat disrespected

This is a main trail that has become heavily used not only by hikers but also by cyclists and joggers, so I did not expect a bear staying right on this trail.