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October 28, 2020

 
 
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What, exactly, is a non-confidence vote? Parliament should get to decide
 

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  What, exactly, is a non-confidence vote? Parliament should get to decide
 

Andrew Coyne

Throughout the past week of parliamentary manoeuvring, it was hard not to detect in the government’s reactions a note of astonishment, even shock.
 
The notion that a committee of Parliament might have the temerity to demand that ministers appear before it or that government papers be released to it – or worse yet, that the government might be bound to accede to their demands – I mean, these things just aren’t done, are they?
 
 
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Canada must refuse to kowtow to China about Taiwan’s democracy
Canada must refuse to kowtow to China about Taiwan’s democracy
 

Jérôme Beaugrand-Champagne

 
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The Minister of Health, of all people, should not be caught without a mask
 

Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

  The Minister of Health, of all people, should not be caught without a mask
 

Robyn Urback

 
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It’s time to take aim at superspreader events
 

Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press

It’s time to take aim at superspreader events
 

André Picard

 
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Shortening Canadian travel quarantines should be just the first step
 

Rafal Gerszak/The Globe and Mail

Shortening Canadian travel quarantines should be just the first step
 

Michael Bociurkiw

 
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Editorial cartoons
 
Editorial Cartoons for October, 2020
 

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Editorial Cartoons for October, 2020
 
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Globe editorial
 
The virus has killed 10,000 people in Canada. Opposition MPs are right to seek answers
 
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Letters to the editor
 
Oct. 28: ‘If this is how Erin O’Toole demonstrates his party’s readiness to govern, I believe he has failed miserably.’ Readers react as Liberals lose vote and face probe into pandemic response, plus other letters to the editor
 

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Oct. 28: ‘If this is how Erin O’Toole demonstrates his party’s readiness to govern, I believe he has failed miserably.’ Readers react as Liberals lose vote and face probe into pandemic response, plus other letters to the editor
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Re Liberals Lose Vote, Will Face Probe Into Pandemic Response (Oct. 27): The extremely broad scope of the Conservative motion seems way out of line. Conservatives will likely insert themselves into the decision-making process and score points at the government’s expense – all without having to take responsibility for any proposed alternatives, nor any impact that deliberations may have on timelines to initiate action.
 
 
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Queen’s Park is changing Toronto’s plans – and that’s not all bad
 
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In case you missed it
 
People with disabilities deserve a basic income
 

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People with disabilities deserve a basic income
 

Evelyn Forget and Sheila Regehr

 
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