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Maybe there's hope for Trudeau after all

September
30
,
2016
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WHEN IT comes to Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government, there's been no shortage of things to criticize, his and his government spending habits topping the list. But the Trudeau government should be given its due for making the difficult...

LNG deal shows we're open for business

September
29
,
2016
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IT'S NOT a sure thing, but no longer is it just a pipe dream. And wasn't that a broad smile on Christy Clark's face as federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna was announcing conditional approval for the giant Pacific Northwest...

My vote goes to Trump on debate

September
28
,
2016
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AS WE'VE SAID before, not a lot to choose from, but based on the first presidential debate, my vote, if I had one, goes to Donald Trump. While there was a great deal of recrimination and accusation about who is racist, and who lacks stamina...

This is the choice out of 350 million people?

September
27
,
2016
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NOTE: This editorial was written before Monday night's U.S. presidential debate. OTHERS HAVE SAID it so well. Out of a population of 350 million plus, the American voter must choose from Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton for their next...

People aren't buying anti-Ajax fearmongering

September
26
,
2016
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ISN'T IT ironic? We're sure Alanis Morrisette might have included Kamloops and the KGHM Ajax copper mine controversy in her popular song had it been on her radar at the time. This,  because a segment of the population has...

PM treats taxpayers' purse as his own wallet

September
23
,
2016
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IF THERE'S anyone who is surprised the prime minister's staff expensed more than $200,000 in moving expenses, they haven't been paying attention. Justin Trudeau has a long history of considering the taxpayers' purse as...

Latest TRU vision will inject new life into city

September
22
,
2016
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YOU HAVE to wonder if everyone grasps the scope of what they're endeavouring to do at Thompson Rivers University. They've been doing the spadework and the planning for some years now, so it's not a total revelation, but "The...

Getting rid of the blight of election signs

September
21
,
2016
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SOME PEOPLE don't think this is a big deal, but we see it as refreshing and progressive. They're into a municipal election campaign in Halifax, which ordinarily isn't on the radar screen at this end of the country. Except for the...

Trudeau honeymoon leading to divorce

September
20
,
2016
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IN EVEN the best of relationships, honeymoons don't normally last this long. Almost a year after winning election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remains the pick of two out of three Canadians surveyed in terms of popularity. This from...

Parents should look in mirror on drug issue

September
15
,
2016
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YOU MAY have heard the charge by a Lower Mainland mother recently, telling the media Christy Clark has blood on her hands. The premier getting the blame because this woman lost her son to a fentanyl overdose. Unless you've been in the...