Take two cliches — and don’t call me

Oh here’s a breakthrough in medical economics. Canada’s creaky, inefficient, prohibitively expensive free health care system would work better if people didn’t get as sick as much and when they did they got “safe, high-quality care when and where they need it.” Why didn’t I think of that… this time?

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Stay if you like, go if you must

With the PQ dusting off their threat to take their province and go straight home, I find myself dusting off some reflections from the last referendum crisis that still seem relevant. Including that people’s obsession with “Will Quebec go?” and “Should Quebec go?” should not stop us from giving some thought to the fact that, if it does go, it won’t go far.

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Can they build it? No they can’t!

Here’s a surprise. Ontario’s all-day kindergarten program to produce the creative, secure, early developing multicultural Wunderkinds of the future is in trouble. Cost overruns? Pedagogic issues? Um no. Seems they haven’t managed to build the classroom space on time.

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Madely in the morning, March 31

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How ’bout some spring with our spring?

Dear Easter Bunny,

How’s it going? All ready for that egg thing? Us too.

Thing is, though, it’s kind of cold here. Spring officially started Thursday but apparently it didn’t “take.” And while I realize you already have lots on your harebrain these days, you’re the main spring icon so I figured it was worth dropping you a line.

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