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Fake news and other views

Every now and then politicians attack the media. One of my favourite responses was the Duke of Wellington when he said, “Publish and be damned.” In this case it was an attempt to blackmail the duke. So yes, there are […]

Alternative reality

Recently, Donald Trump’s Skewed Information Team (SKIT, for short) coined a term that instantly reverberated around the world. They proclaimed the crowd at his January 20 inauguration ceremony to be far larger than any presidential inauguration in history. Was this […]

Signs of things to come

Newly elected US President Donald Trump has a dream: to “make America great again.” It’s a far cry from anything Martin Luther King Jr. would have endorsed when he had a dream for America. Trump’s first days in the Oval […]

Grand Chief Coon Come’s State of the Nation

Grand Chief Coon Come’s State of the Nation

While Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come says the Cree of Eeyou Istchee have fared well in 2016, there is still much work ahead and justice must be sought. From the economy to the women of Val-d’Or, the Grand Chief discusses […]

Good Will to all

It’s time for the last editorial thoughts of 2016. It’s been a crazy year: no charges for the Val-d’Or SQ officers denounced for physical and sexual abuse, questionable environmental monitoring and practices by De Beers, the amazing support for Standing […]

Los Americanos

Americans, our southern neighbours. On the maps of North America, the boundaries that keep the cold up north are clearly straight with a little wiggle here and there. On the southern boundary (which is clearly wiggly as it follows a […]