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Atlantic Canada’s golden opportunity for American immigration

POLITICS (Troy Media) Tell them Atlantic Canada is building, and that they will be key players in the growth of Canada’s most beautiful region as it prepares for the 21st century

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 core infrastructure

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 pay much more

China offers a lesson on financing infrastructure

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

No reason why an activist can’t be a columnist

TAUBE (Troy Media) Yes, it’s possible to be a columnist and activist. So why couldn’t the Toronto Star countenance Desmond Cole and his stand on police carding?

A tempest in a cultural appropriation teapot

KINSELLA (Troy Media) For the CBC and others, a joke about cultural appropriation is more important than, you know, things like real racism

Election results could spell trouble for B.C.’s tax competitiveness

POLTICS/BUSINESS (Troy Media) B.C.’s political leaders should prioritize the economic well-being of British Columbians over party politics and that means tax cuts in several areas

Show us Alberta’s plan to balance the budget

POLITICS (Troy Media) By placing its hopes on future revenue growth, the government is risking the province’s fiscal and economic health

B.C.’s election: the perils of proportional representation

POLITICS (Troy Media) Green Party policies, rejected by more than 80% of B.C. voters, could be enacted because its support is required to form a government

Why cultural appropriation is a good thing

MCGARVEY (Troy Media) It’s difficult to point to an attribute in any culture that hasn’t been copied from another culture. Sharing cultural properties is how humanity advances

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