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OpEds 2009

November

Toronto Star
Setback for 'Canadian approach'; Slow follow-up by CIDA jeopardizes success in villages that have been cleared of Taliban forces

Ottawa Citizen
Remember the wounded as well: We can honour those whose lives are shattered in war by taking better care of them when they return

October

Embassy
The Canada-U.S. border: Time to smarten up

Vancouver Sun
The Canada U.S. border: It's time for Canada to smarten up

September

The Windsor Star
Success in Afghanistan 'pipe dream'

The Toronto Star
There's a 'giant hush' about our mission in Afghanistan; As our forces lose ground to the Taliban, it is time to acknowledge the mission is failing

The Province
It's time to stop sacrificing Canadians in Afghanistan

Calgary Herald
Mission impossible

National Post
Retreat! It is time for Canadians to face the fact that we are unable to achieve our goals in Afghanistan

Vancouver Sun
It's time to retreat from Afghanistan; Canada should not continue to risk lives under the pretence that good news is around the corner.

Times Colonist (Victoria)
It's time to retreat from Canada's Vietnam

Montreal Gazette
Retreat! It is time for Canadians to face the fact that we are unable to achieve our goals in Afghanistan

The Ottawa Citizen
Mission impossible; War cannot be won in Afghanistan. It is time to talk about retreat

August

Esprit de Corps
Small payback for those who give so much

The Thunder-Bay Chronicle Journal
Military families fund helps in little, thoughtful ways

The Daily Gleaner
Sometimes military families need help, too

Kingston Whig-Standard
Fund is a big help to military families

Ottawa Citizen
Military families support fund helps in special, thoughtful ways

Winnipeg Sun
Fund been a godsend

The Chronicle-Herald
Ideology shouldn't trump public good

The St. John's Telegram
Small payback for those that give so much

Peterborough Examiner
Military Family Fund offers much needed aid

Guelph Mercury
Soldiers' support fund means a great deal

Sudbury Star
Letter to the Editor

Edmonton Sun
Letter to the Editor

Times & Transcript (Moncton)
Small payback for those that give so much

North Umberland Today
Small payback for those that give so much 

Calgary Herald
They also serve, who only stand and wait

Globe and Mail
Moon the baloon? Or better security soon?

Quebec Chronicle Telegraph
Paying tribute to soldiers

Miramichi Leader
Small payback for those who give so much

The Daily Observer
Small payback fot those who give all

Pictou Advocate
Small payback for those who give so much

The Bugle-Observer
Small payback for those who give so much

The Western Star
Small payback for those who give so much

The Calgary Sun
Small payback for those who give so much

July

The Chronicle-Herald
Small payback for those who give so much

The Edmonton Journal
Fund gives financial aid to military families; Canadian citizens offer support through generous donations

National Post
Want to Help our troops? Here's how

Times-Colonist (Victoria)
Wrong decisions on ships could sink navy

The Hill Times
Small payback for those who give so much

The Windsor Star
For those who give

New Brunswick Telegraph Journal
Give back to those who give their all

The Winnipeg Free Press
Funds helps those who also serve their country

Montreal Gazette
Small payback for those who give so much

The Guardian (Charlottetown)
Small payback for those who give so much

The Chronicle-Herald
Wrong decisions could sink Canada's navy

June

The Toronto Star
One rousing Canadian cheer for stern U.S. border boss; Napolitano offers Ottawa a way to deepen a vital relationship while boosting security

The Windsor Star
Security for Canadians a Smart Investment

Embassy
Rolling the Dice With the Security of Canadians

May

The Calgary Herald
Fix defence bureaucracy

The Hill Times
Memo to Prime Minister Harper: fix DND's bureaucracy

The Journal-Pioneer (Summerside)
Is military readiness a lost cause in Canada

April

The Chronicle Herald
Military readiness: Canada can't rely on luck to survive

The Guardian (Charlottetown)
Is military readiness a lost cause in Canada?

The Windsor Star
Change in latitude, but the same slack attitude

The Edmonton Journal
More police needed if we want to fight crime; Canada lags behind other countries in putting cops on the streets

The Ottawa Citizen
Change in latitude, same slack attitude

The Calgary Herald
New latitude, same attitude

Vancouver Sun
In times of recession, the country needs more police officers

The Daily News (Truro)
In a recession we need more cops

The Charlottetown Guardian
In a recession, We need more cops

The Ottawa Citizen
In a recession, We need more police officers

March

The National Post
We Need People

February

The Guelph Mercury
Does Obama really know his itty-bitty neighbour?

The Chronicle Herald
Canada all talk, little action on international front

Calgary Herald
Does Obama really know his itsy-bitsy neighbour?

The Beacon Herald
Does Obama really know his itty-bitty neighbour?

The Chronicle-Herald
Canadian foreign aid: strange behaviour at a strange time

The Windsor Star
Foreign aid's critical role ays

The Guelph Mercury
More intelligent spending is needed on foreign aid

The Toronto Sun
Making CIDA accountable

January

The Ottawa Citizen
Look Who’s Talking

The National Post
Bad Boy

 

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