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National Post - Opinion

NP View: Liberals ensure the Muskrat Falls boondoggle is everyone's burden - Having pushed the federal debt to unparalleled levels, Ottawa is now adding responsibility for provincial borrowing binges to its list of liabilities

17 hours ago

Matt Gurney: Make no mistake — there will be a cold war between the U.S. and China. Canada must respond accordingly

17 hours ago

Conrad Black: With America in decline, this is Canada's time to shine

1 day ago

Raymond J. de Souza: The green dilemma with fuel-efficient pickup trucks

1 day ago

Chris Selley: Alberta's controversial COVID plan is bold, but that doesn't make it crazy

1 day ago

Rex Murphy: When did Trudeau's' best interests become the national best interest? -- A premature election call has no worthy justification. Where's the backlash at this naked manipulation?

17 hours ago

Kelly McParland: Beijing is insulting the U.S. again. That's a good thing for the world -- The more upset China gets, the greater the probability American challenges to Xi's regime are having their desired impact

1 day ago

Letters to the editor: 'Let us not allow bilingualism to trump competency' -- National Post readers have their say

1 day ago

Avi Benlolo: The terrifying new reality of state-sponsored hostage-taking -- Nowhere is safe. Being taken without charge or on trumped-up charges by a foreign government has become a common theme in geo-politics

1 day ago

Randall Denley: Getting back to pre-pandemic health care is a return to mediocre -- The real problem is building a system that can deliver the timely health care that is the underlying promise of Canadian medicare

2 days ago

Matt Gurney: Don't wait until 2070 to fix our broken finances -- Justin Trudeau was right: the budget will balance itself ... in half a century!

2 days ago

Rupa Subramanya: An early election is a good bet but the results may be surprising -- Traditional issues are back at the top of voters' concerns, meaning both the Liberals and the Tories will have to retool their campaigns

2 days ago

Douglas Todd: Vancouver still suffering fallout from 'students' buying mansions -- Opinion: 'The most important thing to understand about foreign capital is it never goes back. It just sloshes around' in Canadian real estate

2 days ago

Barbara Kay: COVID unleashed a pandemic of eating disorders -- We're beginning to see just how tough the pandemic lockdowns have been for youngsters with eating disorders

2 days ago

Don Braid: With faith in vaccine, Alberta to abandon COVID-19 measures -- The official goal, beginning Aug. 16, is to place COVID-19 on the same level as seasonal flu, with roughly similar measures for containment

3 days ago

Chris Selley: Canadiens' draft day debacle proves the whole system is rotten -- Since when did the National Hockey Cartel's owners care about elite 18-year-old hockey players' wishes? Since never

3 days ago

Raheel Raza: For Afghan women, the Taliban boot looms large -- The very evil that the allied forces went in to uproot in Afghanistan is being allowed to sweep back in after they leave

3 days ago

Terry Glavin: Coal-spewing China has taken the world's climate hostage -- While we've been busy beating up on Albertans and their oil, Beijing has been laughing at us

3 days ago

Rex Murphy: Starship Canada takes the federal budget where it's never gone before -- No balanced budget until 2070? No worries. There won't be an economy by then, anyway

3 days ago

Colby Cosh: Uber saves lives (but haters are still gonna hate) -- A new study suggests that in 2019, Uber saved somewhere between 200 and 500 human lives in the United States

3 days ago

Patrice Dutil: How channelling a Liberal PM could help O'Toole reboot the Tories -- Wilfrid Laurier gave the speech of his life in 1877, reframing the ideology of his party to a skeptical audience

3 days ago

Opinion: The failure of Canada's pandemic early warning system — and how to fix it -- In responding to COVID-19, the system failed — or, more charitably, had little chance of success from the outset

3 days ago

Adam Zivo: To address housing affordability, we need high vacancy taxes -- Taxing vacant homes is one way to ensure that housing built for people to live in is, well, actually lived in

4 days ago

Chris Selley: Politicians won't even discuss mandatory vaccinations, for all the wrong reasons -- It's a reflection of how incredibly narrow the political spectrum of ideas is in this country. That's a huge problem, especially when mortal threats land on our doorstep

4 days ago

Tasha Kheiriddin: Voters say they're over COVID. That could hurt Justin Trudeau -- It's back to the future as the issues that preoccupied voters pre-pandemic return to the fore

4 days ago