Ujjal Dosanjh
Ujjal Dosanjh was the 33rd premier of British Columbia and a former provincial attorney general, as well as an MP and federal health minister. A lawyer by training, he has been a vocal opponent of violence and extremism.

Entries by Ujjal Dosanjh

Canada 150: Our Pursuit Of A More Perfect Canada Must Continue

(7) Comments | Posted January 25, 2017 | 5:46 PM

I celebrate the Canada of 2017 for opening its doors and promise to millions like me.

An immigrant from India, I arrived in Canada in May 1968. Just the previous year Canada had celebrated its Centennial, capped by Expo '67. I had been in the United Kingdom for over...

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Dear Kellie Leitch, How Many Degrees Make A Decent Human Being?

(118) Comments | Posted January 16, 2017 | 11:51 AM

Dear Kellie Leitch,

I was intrigued by your plea for people to "understand that I do have 22 letters after my name, I am not an idiot." You subsequently clarified the number was 18 not 22, but that you were still not an idiot.

Initially I resisted...

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Trudeau Should Shuffle His PMO, Too

(11) Comments | Posted January 12, 2017 | 11:32 AM

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (C) takes part in a news conference on Parliament Hill following a cabinet shuffle in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Jan. 10, 2017. (Photo: Chris Wattie/Reuters)

Justin Trudeau just shuffled his cabinet. It was needed and timely, and not...

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Trudeau Must Heed Opposition Call To Reinstate Per-Vote Subsidy

(22) Comments | Posted December 29, 2016 | 1:12 PM

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 7, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Chris Wattie)

The world is about to bid goodbye to 2016.

Prime Minister Just Trudeau's honeymoon with Canadians...

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The House Is Exactly Where 'Cash For Access' Should Be Discussed

(11) Comments | Posted December 22, 2016 | 4:56 PM

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Liberal house leader Bardish Chagger. (Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/CP)

Team Trudeau's "sunny ways" are constantly being clouded over by the drip-drip of the fallout from the political fundraisers that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers continue to hold and attend despite...

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Silencing White Men Endangers True Equality In Canada

(143) Comments | Posted January 4, 2016 | 5:02 PM

Sadly, political correctness afflicts much of the world; in particular the Western world. At its inception in the counterculture of the sixties and beyond, it was a force for good. It moved us to examine our hatreds, prejudices, values and words.

It reminded the British and the French that their...

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If Canada Is Right To End Airstrikes, Then I Assume We Must Believe Bombing ISIS Is Wrong

(76) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 2:57 PM

The horrific and coordinated ISIS attacks at six locations in Paris should reawaken the slumbering chattering classes to the most serious danger the world -- in particular the West faces from ISIS's Islamist bloodthirsty totalitarian ideology.

The ISIS continuing its brutal ways should have been enough of a constant...

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Stopping Rape In India Starts With Ending Female Feticide, Dowry

(28) Comments | Posted January 7, 2013 | 12:59 AM

The gang rape of Amanat (the name given to the Delhi assault victim to protect her identity) in a moving bus has provoked an unprecedented yet a desirable and natural revulsion among the Indians. They poured themselves out on the streets of Delhi with...

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