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My Wish List For National Defence in 2014

(1) Comments | Posted December 20, 2013 | 11:23 AM

Like most Canadians, I'd love to have a New Year magic wand to fix things that are broken and make people's lives better! My wish for 2014 is a list of fixes for National Defence to improve the confidence and well-being of Canadians, Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members and their...

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Canada's Navy Is a Sinking Ship

(6) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 11:24 AM

Canada's Auditor General's, Michael Ferguson, has painted a grim picture of how the Conservative government is mismanaging its National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). The Auditor General pulled no punches when criticizing the Government's budget estimates to replace our aging fleet of Navy ships, calling the numbers "inadequate," "insufficient," "very imprecise"...

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The Government Must Do More to Support Our Ill and Injured Forces

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2013 | 9:02 PM

This week is Veterans Week, a time for all Canadians to reflect on the courage and sacrifices made by veterans of past wars and missions. It is also a fitting time to recognize the struggles of the men and women currently serving in the Canadian Armed Forces and the sacrifices...

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The Pine Beetle and the Carbon Tariff: Two Calls to Climate Action

(4) Comments | Posted March 8, 2013 | 7:06 AM

Recently I had the pleasure of traveling from community to community in the Okanagan as a candidate for the leadership of the Liberal Party. Like everyone who visits the Okanagan, the endless swaths of dead trees left me with a sense of deep urgency to act on climate change.

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Representing the Canadian Experience

(5) Comments | Posted November 15, 2012 | 7:13 AM

To mark the official start of the federal Liberal leadership race, The Huffington Post Canada asked all the declared candidate to tell us, in their words, why they decided to run. B.C. Liberal MP Joyce Murray has not formally announced her bid, but will soon do so.

What are today's...

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