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Energy, Mining and Environment

Cartoon: "Housing prices remain strong"

Another rail/oil spill --- right in The Kingdom of Irving America

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The United States

New Jersey/governor presidential candidate Christie revenges thru traffic jam -- backpedals -- blames junior

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History

Coin from 1579 Sir Francis Drake mystery voyage found near Victoria, B.C.?

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Education and Training

Math wrath: Parents and teachers demanding a return to basic skills

Canada hasn't learned that not tests --- not micro management --- but good teachers make students succeed

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Drugs

Washington state's debate on cannabis has only just begun

The Downside of High

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Islam

How Iraq got so far off course

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Sport

Cartoon --- Sochi Olympics --- A celebration of the joyous human spirit

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Canada

Protesters dress as waiters to breach Harper security

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Eye Openers
A Bum's Xmas in Calgary ...
If yer worried about eatin' or gettin' assassinatered , Peepin' Toms ain't at the top or yer worry list ...
Union bosses play golf while union power disappears ...
Will Message Management Kill Canada's Swivel-Eyed loon? ...
Low interest rates is starvin' widders and orphans ...
British Columbia --- Polarized Politics at its Worst ...
For "The 99%", the economy stopped growing ...
Canadian soldiers are fatter and more inactive than average Canadians ...
Push me/pull you story of B.C. Ferries shows why utilities should be run for the public interest --- ...
A modest trade-off --- a free college education for two hard years of national service ...
Web TV may replace cable and TV networks ...
Two more years of bread and water ... Harper pondering old age pension roll-back ...
The Clintons: How the King and the Duchess took over the Hen House ...

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