Opinion

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Lists of what Canadians love best about this country abounded this month. Sure, I love butter tarts. I also love the way the wheat fields glow at summer’s end against the blue »

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At 74, Irwin Cotler remains incurably optimistic about humanity — despite all the conflict in the world. The world is becoming a better place, he believes, and will continue to evolve in »

Older Drivers Treated Unfairly

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Don’t judge a person’s driving ability by their age. And instead of revoking older people’s licenses, support the ways they self-regulate their driving. A person’s age is not an accurate predictor of »

Sex, More or Less

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Couples who do an equal share of household chores and childcare have less sex. Doesn’t that sound like propaganda from the Men Against Cleaning House Organization (MACHO) and its brother organization, Don’t »

Are You Invisible?

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A friend sent an e-mail attachment, entitled The Invisible Mother, an excerpt from The Invisible Woman by Nicole Johnson, about mothers being invisible as they raise their children and meet all their »

Who Wants to be 120?

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I  hadn’t heard much about “radical life extension,” but a recent Pew Foundation research survey and report explored the issue pretty thoroughly. “Some futurists think even more radical changes are coming,” stated »