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Peacekeeping in Canada's interest, but reform desperately needed: Romeo Dallaire

OTTAWA – It is in Canada’s interest to play a leadership role in United Nations peacekeeping, former military commander Romeo Dallaire said Monday even as he delivered a pointed critique of how the world body runs such missions. 624 more words


Today's letters: The power of snail mail

You can send a letter to the editor to: letters@ottawacitizen.com Please keep your letter to less than 200 words; shorter letters are more likely to be published than longer ones. 858 more words


Pearls of wisdom: Highlight reel

Calgary Herald, July 4, 2016: The newsprint has yellowed and there’s a water mark on the obituary that I ripped out of the paper and stuck to the fridge with a little red heart magnet. 791 more words


Author Branding –

When I first heard the word branding, I shuddered. What does this have to do with being a novelist? I’m not some kind of commodity or product. 425 more words

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Canadians We Like

Canadians We Like

We could spend all day  listing Canadians of note, but here are a dozen that are worthy of deep respect.

Louise Arbour… 77 more words


The Canadian Peacekeepers

The Canadian Peacekeepers

Canadians are rightfully proud of their active role in the United Nations peacekeeping forces.  In a poll commissioned for Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017 on Canadian accomplishments that make you proud – peacekeeping came in second. 160 more words


Day 27-Guests To Dinner

So I’m hosting the best party of the year, and you walk in, and these are the 10 people sitting around the table:

  1. Lin Manuel Miranda…
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