This past summer marked 100 years since the start of the First World War and 75 since the start of the Second. Except for the most elderly among us, the majority of Canadians have no actual memory of those two global...

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The idea of income splitting for Canadian families has proven politically controversial. It shouldn’t be. The principle is simple: Families that live together, work together and share resources of all kinds ought to be...

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There’s nothing quite like real life to test the sturdiness of our professed beliefs. A materialist may claim that concepts such as right and wrong and justice are mere illusions produced by chemicals in the brain –...

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It sounds like a plot summary for a bad TV movie or a hoax making the rounds on the Internet. Regrettably it’s neither. The city of Houston, Texas, embroiled in a legal battle over an LGBT equal rights ordinance, has...

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In a few days, Canadians will celebrate Thanksgiving and our American neighbours will follow suit in about a month and a half. On both sides of the border, the holiday has its roots in Christian culture. It was begun by...

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Remembrance of things past and present

By Subby Szterszky | November 5, 2014 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

This past summer marked 100 years since the start of the First World War and 75 since the start of the Second. Except for the most elderly among us, the majority of Canadians have no actual memory of those two global conflicts that in many ways...

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Letting families keep more of their money is good policy

By Andrea Mrozek | November 3, 2014 | Post your comment | Work + Finances

The idea of income splitting for Canadian families has proven politically controversial. It shouldn’t be. The principle is simple: Families that live together, work together and share resources of all kinds ought to be allowed to share their...

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ISIS and the lessons of persecution

By Subby Szterszky | October 22, 2014 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

There’s nothing quite like real life to test the sturdiness of our professed beliefs. A materialist may claim that concepts such as right and wrong and justice are mere illusions produced by chemicals in the brain – that is, until someone steals...

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