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Colby Cosh: Geneticists and Microsoft were eyeball to eyeball, and the geneticists blinked
I am unsure if this news item is amusing or ominous, but this week there was a small seismic event in the world of biology. A group called the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee, which does what it sounds like it does, published updated guidelines ...
LETTER: Playing Edmonton's CFL name game
Edmonton's CFL football team is now searching for a new name that would allow them to continue using their distinctive EE logo. My choice would be the Edmonton Energy. And in my case, I would like it to be renewable. Don ...
LETTER: No sympathy here
In response to the lady from Wisconsin who is threatening to withhold paying property taxes on their seasonal property in St. Peters (No entry, no tax, July 24), I say: "Great idea." I'll be watching the tax sales which occur every year ...
LETTER: Increasing the minimum wage — now that’s fair
There is much to take issue with in Brandon Ellis’ letter to the editor (“Make minimum-wage increases predictable, reasonable,” Aug. 1, 2020), not least of which is his premise that any increase to the minimum wage other than ...
LETTER: Not all sanitizing products are safe
I was trolling on my computer yesterday and found a very long list of supposedly safe anti-virus cleaning solutions, hand sanitizers, disinfectants and the like, all of which are in trouble with the authorities looking out for dangerous products; ...
How we mourn the victims of tragedies depends on their citizenship status
Raluca Bejan, Dalhousie University Some migrants are welcomed into the nation while others are not. The pandemic throws into sharp relief who is considered worthy and who is not in Canada. This differentiation was also made clear by the Ukraine ...
Colby Cosh: Edmontonians sure love their 50/50 draws — perhaps more than hockey itself
It turns out Edmonton isn’t such a big hockey town after all. It’s a place where people get together to hold raffles, and a hockey game is provided as entertainment. The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation was deprived of its usual main revenue ...
LETTER: Embarrassed again
When the news broke about a business co-owned by Mayor Stewart was in excess of $40,000 in arrears to the City of Summerside for the electricity that this business has been consuming left me shocked. I was shocked because how can a business be ...
EDITORIAL: Campus conundrums abound in COVID-19 era
It was March when the widespread effects of the coronavirus abruptly shut Atlantic Canadian campuses, and questions still linger five months later about what universities’ diverse COVID-19 plans mean for students and the communities that house ...
GUEST OPINION: Why we should care about WE
For the third time in as many years, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is embroiled in a controversy involving ethics and conflict of interest. The issue relates to the federal government providing a $900 million sole-source contract to the WE Charity to ...