Taking credit for spending our money

The noisy quarrels in Canadian politics would be aggravating even if they were about something. But usually they’re not.

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Are you Charlie? Show it!

Following the Islamist terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, people are standing in solidarity with the right of satirists to mock Islam, Mohammed and anything else they want. In France and elsewhere. #JesuisCharlie is trending and I’m glad. Now show the cartoons.

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Madely in the morning, January 12

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We cannot undo the past

Here we go again. The Assembly of First Nations just elected a national chief, Perry Bellegarde, who said “Canada is Indian land” and everyone went oh look, his priority is social conditions.

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Please stop squashing us

Dear government, can we talk? It’s me, the citizen.

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