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HARRISON - Put vicious dogs and killers down

September
1
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2015
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A DOG bites a human, or even if it attacks another pet, it's often killed, or euthanized to put it more delicately. Yet a human can go out and slaughter a dozen people and wound 70 more, and he's handed what amounts to life in prison. ...

HARRISON - Let's stop the Ajax charade

August
31
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2015
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LET'S END the charade over the proposed Ajax copper mine. The Kamloops Area Preservation Association, and assorted other opponents, aren't interested in a higher environmental assessment process for the big copper mine proposal. Their...

HARRISON - It's not about the guns

August
28
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2015
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THERE’S NO WAY to make sense of the senseless killing of a reporter and cameraman during a live on-air hit in Virginia. The shooter, a former colleague of the two he stalked and murdered, wanted payback, claiming Alison Parker had...

HARRISON - The high costs of education

August
27
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2015
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We have a guest editorial today from Kamloops-North Thompson MLA Terry Lake. EARLIER THIS WEEK, in response to a CIBC  survey of university students regarding the cost of a post-secondary education, TRU Students Union president Melissa...

HARRISON — Canada needs a Donald

August
25
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2015
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THERE ARE Republicans praying that Donald Trump will flame out as a president candidate. They may be disappointed. A piece in the weekend New York Times suggests the flamboyant billionaire whgo wants to go to the White House just might have...

HARRISON — Where's the scandal?

August
24
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2015
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WE KNOW the mainstream media in Canada has had this bad case of Watergate envy ever since the Nixon years. And we may be naïve and myopic but for the life of us we don’t get the so-called scandal related to the Mike Duffy fraud trial....

HARRISON — A hard lesson for politicians

August
21
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2015
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IF SAYING something thoughtless, or stupid, disqualified people from seeking elected office, we wouldn’t have many politicians. Take the example of young Ala Buzreba, the Liberal party’s 21-year-old candidate for the riding of Calgary...

HARRISON — Making bicycles into shrines

August
20
,
2015
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TAKE A LOOK at your property tax bill, and then look at some of the ways Kamloops City Hall spends your money. Some of it is spent on services citizens need, some on stuff that is not only needless, but ludicrous. We were roundly critical of...

HARRISON — Do we want all those oil jobs?

August
19
,
2015
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NewsKamloops and The Armchair Mayor are pleased to welcome Radio NL's Jim Harrison to our pages. Jim has kindly consented to having his daily editorials published here. Listen to him every weekday on NL. DO WE WANT an oil industry in this...