Entries by Jaime Watt

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Sunny ways for the Conservative Party: Watt

[:en]The Conservative leadership election has come to a close, but it has opened a new chapter for a party that needed renewal. Any party that has served in government faces challenges following an election defeat. Its brand has been buffeted by years of criticism from the opposition parties and from the media. Its players are […]

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Fentanyl crisis echoes mistakes of HIV/AIDS response: Watt

[:en]Abuse of fentanyl, the highly addictive opioid pain medication, is taking a menacing toll across Canada. Opioid-related overdoses killed 1,400 Canadians last year. To label the situation a coast-to-coast crisis is a massive understatement. Fentanyl can be found in knock-off prescription painkillers, in party drugs and even in cocaine. The fact that other drugs are […]

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Trump’s critics crying wolf for too long: Watt

[:en]This time, it’s different. I have argued in the past that many of U.S. President Donald Trump’s actions have not been as harmful or dramatic as some have made them out to be. Many Americans and media pundits overreacted to the election Trump, a man who, while considered offensive, ignorant and inflammatory by many, to […]