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Why labour parties can’t get elected in Canada

I wonder if the whole Anyone But Conservatives hurts labour in the long run.

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My response: Ben Shapiro OBLITERATES Student’s Socialism Arguments

Last week, someone commented on one of my Facebook posts with a link to a video titled, “Ben Shapiro OBLITERATES Student’s Socialism Arguments”. This is my response to that video.

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My earliest memory of masculinity and peer pressure

I was in grade 6 (about 11 years old). I think it was early in the school year. My family and I had just moved to the area, so I knew no one at the school.

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News SCS

Why the UCP shouldn’t defund Lethbridge’s SCS

A few points are getting missed in the government announcement about funding ARCHES and in the media coverage and attached public discourse.

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Conversion therapy isn’t the only way we force others to be straight

As someone who has always passed as a straight man, I’ve never experienced explicit homophobia directed specifically at me. But that doesn’t mean that I’ve never been the recipient of homophobia as a closeted queer person.

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Since SCS opened, Lethbridge EMS responding to 72% fewer opioid events

Last month, the Alberta government released their Opioid Response Surveillance Report for the first quarter of 2020. Here’s a summary of how Lethbridge fares regarding the ongoing drug crisis.

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Limiting abortion access isn’t pro-choice

If the only option is to not have an abortion, then there is no choice.

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Pride is an act of resistance

Pride should be more than an act of inclusivity; it should be an act of solidarity.

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Opinion

Debunked: Why Alberta gets so little money from Ottawa

I recently wrote about how people perpetuate this myth that Alberta sends too much money to Ottawa. In response, I had a few people comment saying that I was misunderstanding, that the real issue is that Alberta doesn’t get enough back.

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Debunked: Alberta doesn’t send the most money to Ottawa

The idea that Alberta has contributed more than any other province is a complete myth. Alberta, as a government, has never contributed to the equalization programme.