Carol Gordon writes in this week with a question that comes up often. She asks, "Just as you have a section on The National 'Only in Canada' would consider having a section called 'And Now for the Good News'?"
In a bolt of early-morning tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday a ban on transgender people serving in the military, news that for scores of veterans revived painful memories of having to suppress their identities in the armed forces. more »
The military is looking for ways to plug a frustrating, potentially risky, loophole when it comes to the jurisdiction of military police — because MPs do not have the authority to enforce certain provincial laws. more »
As we flirt with new technologies that aim to mimic us in digital space, it’s also worth considering the repercussions of finding solace in the ephemeral world of pixels and data, Ramona Pringle writes. more »
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