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What should we pay for in our publicly-funded health system?

HEALTH (Troy Media) If we are going to invest more money, we should place it where we can improve people’s health, recognizing that…

Counting calories is bad science, and doesn’t work anyway

HEALTH (Troy Media) It seems that those who eat at fast food restaurants know what they want, healthy or not, and nothing will…

Governor General apologizes for telling the truth

POLITICS (Troy Media) David Johnston told the unvarnished truth: all Canadians, including aboriginals, are immigrants from somewhere. No apology necessary…

Five (bad) assumptions caregivers must overcome

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) These assumptions can harm caregivers over time. Happiness and fulfilment are emotions that must be generated from within…

Coming clean about the crimes of colonialism, at home and abroad

CHIDIAC (Troy Media) When we are truly honest with ourselves, we can find ways to heal society. This is the lesson we must…

The power of collaboration to spark success

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) The mastermind concept is a simple yet wonderfully productive tool: spend time with the creative genius in your friend pool?…

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP (Troy Media) A poll of entrepreneurs found that top CEOs are different because they take risks, are determined, are focused, and ask for and use the help…

BUSINESS (Troy Media) Ruth Kelly understood she had a unique responsibility: to cheerlead and promote but also to criticize constructively and objectively…

BUSINESS (Troy Media) Given its ability to fuse efficient distribution and strategic market insight, the e-commerce giant could well become the leading food retailer in North America…

POLITICS (Troy Media) Will a Horgan-led government keep the NDP’s election promise to balance the budget and, if so, how in the face of Green-driven spending plans?…

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Meet Ireland’s new power pair

MURPHY (Troy Media) Polar opposites, Leo Varadkar and Arlene Foster together must help the Irish people navigate political and economic minefields…

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Spelling out your end-of-life care expectations

HEALTH (Troy Media) It’s time to expand assisted-dying legislation to include advance directives for dementia. Legally and ethically, they're the right path forward for Canadians…

Swimming against the current to prevent tragedy

HEALTH (Troy Media) Kids with autism have a significantly higher risk of drowning than the general population. It’s time we had programs across Canada that did something about…

We can’t be afraid to look into the dark corners of history

We need to learn from the lessons of history when considering assisted dying for those with disabilities – no matter how unsettling that history may be…

Making sense of health funding dollars and cents

HEALTH/POLITICS (Troy Media) There are provincial winners and losers in the changing world of the Canada Health Transfer and the future could hold even larger discrepancies in funding…

The problem with kindness – and its vast potential

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) taking care of family, act of kindness, becoming a caregiverOnce we decide to be kind, we find ourselves experiencing belonging. This is what caregivers, paid…