As the price of crude plunges to levels not seen since the early 2000s, dragging the loonie with it, the pain is starting to be felt far beyond the Alberta oil patchBy JASON KIRBY, AARON HUTCHINS, CHARLIE GILLIS15 min
Plus a poetic Russian novel that’s a Gulag Archipelago for modern times, and Diefenbaker, Pearson and John F. Kennedy’s northern front in the Cold WarBy Brian Bethune, LEV BRATISHENKO, ALLAN LEVINE7 min
“A nation of winter wusses” (Society, Jan. ll) highlights another of the great disconnects between the self-styled elites and the rest of us. The “elites” expend monumental amounts of energy trying to sell the fear of global warming, while most of the rest of us pray for the day when the weather in Red Deer or Winnipeg is more like Denver or Salt Lake City or Topeka.
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