Plus, revelations from Pickton’s survivors, tales of Palin from the campaign trail, a beguiling twentysomething memoir and histories of malaria and the common coldBy Brian Bethune, NANCY MACDONALD, DAFNA IZENBERG, Brian Bethune, JESSICA ALLEN, PATRICIA TREBLE9 min
Andrew Coyne’s column about Tamil refugees is absolutely correct (“Call it the ‘bottom of the boat’ test,” National, Aug. 30). Looking at the picture of anti-Tamil protesters in the column, I see middle-aged, healthy, relatively wealthy white people who took the time to go buy bristol board and write hurtful slogans, forgetting all the while that at some point their ancestors came on rickety boats hoping for a better life.
Q: Your company’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline to the Gulf Coast of Texas has become a sort of lightning rod for discontent about Alberta’s “dirty” oil sands. Are you worried about the future of the project? A: I worry about all of our projects and the opposition that comes to them.By JONATHON GATEHOUSE7 min
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