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Global: Donald Trump, world leaders willing to talk to North Korea about giving up nukes. That likely won’t happen

November 10, 2017 — 
“A lot of things would have to happen and I’m not sure any of them are possible at this moment,” said Andrea Charron

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Op-ed: Religious taunts disappointing

November 9, 2017 — 
The Governor General is supposed to be an impartial point of loyalty and pride for all Canadians.

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CBC: Three years down, one to go: Brian Bowman enters home stretch of his first mayoral term

October 24, 2017 — 
Prof Royce Koop weighs in

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CBC: A healthy deal for Manitoba?

September 13, 2017 — 
Professor Emeritus Paul Thomas, political studies, wrote the following op-ed for CBC. It was originally published on Sept. 12, 2017.

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Toronto Sun: Let’s put Wynne where she belongs

September 12, 2017 — 
A study by political scientists Andrea Rounce and Karine Levasseur at the University of Manitoba in 2015 showed public sector workers tend to vote on the left,

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Hill Times: Defence minister’s ex-parliamentary secretary says Canada should join ballistic missile defence

August 30, 2017 — 
Andrea Charron said the Defence Committee should hear from “people to explain to them how exactly how difficult it is, how unproven it is, how expensive it can be” to pursue ballistic missile defence.

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Op-ed: Public servants deserve our support

June 16, 2017 — 
Public servants are an integral aspect of governing and delivering many public goods.

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Manitoba Legislature Building, Winnipeg.

Op-ed: Party loyalty shouldn’t stifle constructive debate in Manitoba Legislature

June 5, 2017 — 
Conceiving parliamentary democracy as simply a game in which there are winners and losers trivializes the processes of representation and deliberation to which all our 57 elected MLAs are meant to contribute.

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"top secret" stamps on a white background

Op-ed: Are leaks in the public interest?

May 2, 2017 — 
It all depends says Professor Emeritus Paul Thomas

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MRI machine // Photo: Wikimedia

Op-ed: Personal health information must be protected

April 20, 2017 — 
Who decides what the public should know?

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