Elections Canada jumped the gun

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

September 11, 2007 Ed Cartoon

Elections Canada is on the defensive about its decision Thursday to allow an elector, for religious reasons, to vote with her face covered as long as she swears an oath and presents two valid pieces of identification. (read more)

Doping double-standards hurt us all

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

This week, the New York Daily News reported that St. Louis Cardinals pitcher-turned-slugger Rick Ankiel received shipments of Human Growth Hormone in 2004.

In the story’s wake, one question kept resurfacing: did Ankiel â€" this season’s feel-good story â€" do anything wrong given that HGH wasn’t banned until after he finished doping?

It’s easy to take that angle â€" if HGH was legal, then what’s the problem?

Fans have refused to stand by that view in other cases, though. (read more)

"Profiled" students should be more considerate

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Re: “Project Speakeasy sleeps with the fishes” and “Project LEARN should crash and burn”
Sept. 7, 2007

To the editor:
Am I supposed to feel bad for [Brian Herod] because the police shut down an illegal party since he happened to be a student and was “targeted”? He held an illegal party and then promoted it around a campus with an on-campus police force, and thinks that might be how the police found out about the event. (read more)

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