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Indigenous Canadians must embrace the future, not dwell on the past

As Canada begins its next 150 years, there is great potential for prosperity and progress for everyone, provided we accept basic tenets of modern nationhood

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Canada at age 150 still has some maturing to do

While it’s okay to be a proud Canadian, we need to understand our past, including our misunderstanding of First Nations people

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The United States is a nation in failing health

How health care is not considered a fundamental, absolute and inalienable human right in the U.S. boggles the mind

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Levelling the playing field for newspapers in Canada

Canadian newspaper publishers asked for federal help only after failing to get changes in taxation, copyright and other areas that would level the playing field

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Reliving our past, aboard kayaks
This is part 1 of 4 in the series Paddling along B.C’s outer edge

We’re heading out on a lengthy kayaking expedition once again, 20 years after our paddles last broke water and we slept under canvas on a remote beach

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Tim Hortons: the coffee giant needs a fix

The iconic Canadian-owned business is now just part of a much larger portfolio. RBI needs to appreciate the intimate connection shops have with communities

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Big ideas: a guide to developing a more functional world

Oxford Prof. Ian Goldin’s 2016 book is an asset for urban development officers and planners, helping to drive prosperity, education and innovation

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Managing your investments over the short and long terms

Investors often purchase investments that don’t suit their intended time frame. Do your homework, know your risk tolerance and be clear on your expectations

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Private health care isn’t the problem, it’s part of the solution

While some patients may be able to wait for treatment without suffering adverse consequences, many others may be in pain, unable to work or live full lives

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Canada 150 a time for reflection and renewed commitment

We have much to be proud of: a multilingual and cosmopolitan democracy, strong international friendships and a generous view of others. But challenges await

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