Editorials

The great divide in sports is spurred by phoney patriotism and over-commercialization.
The great divide in sports is spurred by phoney patriotism and over-commercialization.

Professional sports turning grieving into a PR scam

By Ken Reed Columnist Troy Media
June 5, 2018 - 12:18pm

When President George W. Bush took the mound at Yankee Stadium to throw out the first pitch following the horrific 9/11 attacks, sports helped bring the United States together as a country. As Howard Bryant recently wrote, sports were a “healing balm” for a hurting nation.

Trump's delusion is not trivial. His assault on the U.S. constitution and its founding principles could unravel centuries of progress.
Trump's delusion is not trivial. His assault on the U.S. constitution and its founding principles could unravel centuries of progress.

The perverted logic that leads Donald Trump to believe he’s king

By Robert McGarvey Columnist Troy Media
June 5, 2018 - 12:16pm

According to the Washington Post, Donald Trump's lawyers argue that the American president should not be investigated (and cannot be prosecuted) for obstruction of justice because he holds complete control over federal investigations.

Nationalizing the project is far from ideal. It’s an admission that Canada’s regulatory approval process is profoundly broken.
Nationalizing the project is far from ideal. It’s an admission that Canada’s regulatory approval process is profoundly broken.

Trans Mountain pipeline will benefit Canada – at a very high price

By Ken Green Senior director of natural resource studies The Fraser Institute
June 5, 2018 - 12:15pm

Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the federal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project for $4.5 billion.

Our erstwhile hero is roused from an almost-35-year slumber to find that much has changed – and some things never change
Our erstwhile hero is roused from an almost-35-year slumber to find that much has changed – and some things never change

The much-delayed wakening of Rip Van Willard

By Robert McGarvey - Troy Media Columnist
June 1, 2018 - 11:54am

“It’s a friggin’ miracle … you woke up uncle Willy! I bet your old doc never seen this coming. Who would’a guessed you'd sleep for almost 35 years? How do ya feel?”

“Where am I … is this heaven?”

“No siree uncle, you're in the Heart of the New West!”

We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education.
We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education.

The need to nurture a skills economy

By Nobina Robinson and Daniel Komesch Polytechnics Canada
May 31, 2018 - 11:29am

When leaders of the world’s seven most advanced economies meet on June 8 and 9 in Charlevoix, Que., the top-line agenda item will be preparing for the jobs of the future.

What exactly does this agenda item mean for the Canadian workers, students and employers?

Policy levers can strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship and improve the likelihood of successful new business startups.
Policy levers can strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship and improve the likelihood of successful new business startups.

How to spur entrepreneurship in an aging population

By Steven Globerman and Jason Clemens The Fraser Institute
May 30, 2018 - 9:58am

Entrepreneurship is widely acknowledged as the basis for innovation, technological advancement and economic progress – and, subsequently, a driving force for improved living standards.

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