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Staking out the moral high ground in the energy debate

BUSINESS (Troy Media) Othering can help understand energy discourse in Canada – and its tension and polarization – in a sector where natural…

Truth will triumph – but not without our help

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) As we embrace the truth of humanity's most horrific actions, hateful lies lose their power, we become enlightened and the…

Families are key members of patients’ hospital care teams

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) Wards are staffed based on caring for a sick but otherwise self-sufficient patient population. The reality is patients need family…

Brief encounters can change your perspective of others

MCEWAN (Troy Media) Brief encounters, like taxi trips, help us make connections with those whose circumstances and experiences differ from ours, but with…

Divide and conquer: how to deal with harsh criticism

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) We have a tendency to fixate on the most devastating of critiques, rather than focusing on the ones that offer…

Trudeau selling Canadians false bill of goods on infrastructure

POLITICS (Troy Media) Little of the federal government's new spending over the next decade is earmarked for projects that will actually improve Canada’s…

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BUSINESS (Troy Media) Consumers increasingly want fresh, unprocessed food. The middle of the store now sees less traffic and that’s clearly affecting sales for most grocery products…

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) China built 20,000 km of high-speed rail infrastructure without raising taxes or becoming indebted to international bond markets…

BUSINESS (Troy Media) An open letter to President Trump from the Business Council of British Columbia as the U.S. prepares to renegotiate NAFTA…

LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) Generation Xers grew up in an era when food was functional and boring. As a result, many don't cook and have little interest in the…

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Saving the euro: Why Germany must bring back the mark

MICALLEF (Troy Media) Germany must exit the increasingly dysfunctional eurozone to allow its other members to benefit from a cheaper euro…

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Free medicines for rich kids is a fair and efficient policy

HEALTH (Troy Media) Universality is no free ride for the rich. If everyone pays, say, a one per cent income tax for universal drug coverage, the millionaire will…

Offering care the most natural of gifts

CAREGIVING (Troy Media) Offering care is who we are; propelled by practise, learning and love, it’s where we most often locate meaning and purpose in our lives…

Tying up the loose ends of life

HEALTH/LIFESTYLE (Troy Media) The first anniversary of legal doctor-assisted suicide muddies the discussion-of-death waters. Preparing for death needs to focus on the completion of living…

Starting with kids defensible first step toward universal pharmacare

HEALTH (Troy Media) But Ontario budget commitment won’t solve all the problems of drug access in Canada, not even in Ontario…

What Canada can learn from Australia on health care

HEALTH (Troy Media) There are elements to adapt and ones to avoid, from pharmacare, to home care, to hospital efficiency and funding, to a mix of private and…