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Brian Jean Embarks on Post Truth Politics

“Fact-checking was a great development in accountability journalism…[but] one-off fact-checking is no match for the repeated lie.”     Brian Jean, leader of the Wildrose opposition, published an article in the Calgary Herald last week. It was heavy on the repeated … Continue reading

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A Gift from Chief Justice McLachlin: The Tsilhqot’in Decision on Aboriginal Rights*

On June 26, 2014, in a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin gave the First Nations (and the rest of Canada) a treasure map. It wasn’t a crumpled piece of paper covered with a … Continue reading

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