September 21, 2014
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The Reaction to Rob Ford's Cancer Proves We Don't Take Addiction Seriously

Rob Ford Vince Talotta via Getty Images

It's almost as if that nasty business of the media running roughshod -- downright bullying -- a man suffering from a mental illness never happened. Journalists never hounded him at the rehabilitation facility. Or coerced other patients into revealing intimate details of his treatment. Or wrote features about the clinic founder's own history with the law. Now that he's dealing with a physical disease, on the other hand, it's real. Let's give the man some privacy, our noble journalism vanguards suddenly declare.

Teachers Shut Out Of B.C. Liberal Fundraiser After 'Security' Concerns

Doug Bing Fundraiser
Twitter

Canadian Soldiers May Be Hiding Health Problems

Canadian Forces
ASSOCIATED PRESS

It Begins

Doug Ford
CP

Levant Attacks Trudeau With New Site

Trudeau Levant
CP/Sun News

WATCH: MP's Powerful Speech On Murdered, Missing Aboriginal Women

Romeo Saganash
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Feds Accidentally Sell Bulldozer, Buy It Back At 10 Times The Price

Kanesatake Bulldozer
CP

NDP Forces Surprise Debate On Tories Over Murdered, Missing Women

Stephen Harper James Foley
CP

Baird Responds To Scotland's 'No'

John Baird
CP

Gov't Accused Of Blocking Liberal MPs From Military Base Visits

Rob Nicholson
CP

Doug Ford Launches His Campaign

Doug Ford Crack

Harper Fires Stinging Attack At Trudeau

Stephen Harper
COLE BURSTON via Getty Images

N.B. Debate Gets Weird Over Hitler Parody Video Tweet

New Brunswick Election
CP

Calgary Soldier Convicted In Fatal Training Accident Wins Appeal

Darryl Watts

Mulcair Digs Cardy's Shale Gas Stance

Thomas Mulcair
CP

Harper 'Rathgebered' The Reform Act, Says Rathgeber

Stephen Harper
COLE BURSTON via Getty Images

(And That's Not Good)

Feds Net Nearly $300,000 In Cellphone Late Fees

Checking Email
NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images

Quebec Separatists Mocked Amid Scotland Vote

Quebec Separatism
Twitter

'Behind The Scenes' Book On Redford Could Be Coming

Redford Lukaszuk
CP

END OF THE LINE

Hmcs Algonquin
Library and Archives Canada

Feds Kept Tabs On Nearly 800 Public Protests, Documents Reveal

Idle No More
CP

Mayor's War With Toronto Star Heats Up

Susan Fennell
CP

N.B. Liberals Could Face 'Significant' Internal Crisis

New Brunswick Liberals
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Conservative MP Retires To Work For Prentince

Rob Merrifield
CP

Op-Ed: Harper's Distraction Strategy

Stephen Harper
CP

LISTEN: Rob Ford Releases Audio Statement From Hospital

Rob Ford
Lucas Oleniuk via Getty Images

Former Liberal MPs Call Trudeau's Abortion Stance 'Undemocratic'

Justin Trudeau
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

Unifor: Need To Oust Tory Gov't Trumps NDP Loyalty

Thomas Mulcair

Ford Did Not Have A Tumour In 2009, Doctor Confirms

Rob Ford
CP/The Globe and Mail

Satellite Ministerial Staff Costs Swell 70 Per Cent

Leona Aglukkaq Health Care

MP's Controversial Bill To Curb PMO Powers Gets Harper's OK

Michael Chong
CP

Legal Observers Worry About Feds' Future Judicial Secrecy

Marc Nadon Peter Mackay
CP

Outgoing B.C. Mayor Wants To Join Harper's Team

Dianne Watts
City of Surrey

N.B. Liberal Leader Botches CBC Interview

Brian Gallant
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Mulcair Calls Out PM's Iraq Plan And Its 'Artistic Lack Of Clarity'

Thomas Mulcair
CP

Ex-Colleagues Defend McGuinty's New Lobbyist Gig

Dalton Mcguinty

N.B. Riding Changes Spark 'Monty Python-Like Arguments'

New Brunswick
Elections NB

Harper Rolls Out Red Carpet For Former Candy Billionaire

Harper Poroshenko
CP

Written Answer To Liberal MP's Question Cost Gov't 6 Figures

House Of Commons Canada
Bloomberg via Getty Images

WTF: Ezra Levant Mocks Trudeau Photobomb By Calling Dad 'Slut'

Ezra Levant
Sun News Network

Harper Left MPs Out Of Loop After Nadon 'Leaks': Documents

Nadon Harper
CP

Brazeau's Twitter Goes Russian

Patrick Brazeau
CP

Latimer One Step Closer To Travelling Freely

Robert Latimer Case

Tory MP Cleared By Ethics Watchdog Over Lobbyists' Donations

Mark Adler
CP

Baird Announces New Sanctions Against Russia

John Baird
CP

Let The Games Begin

Mike Duffy

Feds Accused Of Meddling With New Human Rights Museum

Shelly Glover
CP

Alberta To Sell Controversial Fleet Of Planes

Jim Prentice
CP

Soudas Gets A New Gig

Dimitri Soudas

Harper And Tories May Cut Taxes Sooner Than Expected

Harper Tax Cuts
CP