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Independence vs Freedom - Catalonia's Risky Referendum

The term “independence” and the term “freedom” are often used synonymously. As teenagers, we often seek independence to feel a sense of freedom, and seek freedom to feel a sense of independence. 829 more words


Jim Prentice and His Plan for Alberta

Entitlements, budget cuts, waste of taxpayers’ money – all come to mind when the Alberta PC Party is mentioned. Jim Prentice is out to change that. 554 more words


Back to the Middle East - What a Military Mission Against Islamic State could Mean for Canada

The NDP dislike the idea, the Liberals believe Canada can do better. However, as things go, Canada is set to join the U.S.- led military campaign against the Islamic State by the end of this month. 877 more words


An Outsider's Perspective on Nose Hill "Park"

It’s an eyesore. Yes I’m talking about the vast, camel-brown, desolate grassland that many are quick to refer to as a “park”. Prior to moving to Calgary, I was exploring the area of my soon-to-be home on Bing Maps in 262 more words


Ballot Initiatives: Why vote?

By Ian Ziller
It is almost November, which means it is almost Election Day as well. There are many ballot initiatives that are up for a vote. 328 more words


A Glimpse Inside

The Workings inside the SMCC Beacon

By Garrick Hoffman

On Friday, October 3, two communications students and a photographer all gathered around a table in a small room in downtown Portland. 530 more words


NYTIMES.com: Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor


OCT. 17, 2014 – Patricia Wanderlich got insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year, and with good reason: She suffered a brain hemorrhage in 2011, spending weeks in a hospital intensive care unit, and has a second, smaller aneurysm that needs monitoring. 1,248 more words

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