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Editorial: The watchdog can’t become the lapdog

Editorial: The watchdog can’t become the lapdog

It has become increasingly common, especially during the pandemic, for institutions to issue statements rather than grant interviews — and it’s a trend that must not become the norm
Editorial: City airing its dirty laundry in public is an embarrassment

Editorial: City airing its dirty laundry in public is an embarrassment

Public dispute between city’s CAO and a city councillor should never have been allowed to go this far
Editorial: The painful but necessary reckoning of Laurentian University

Editorial: The painful but necessary reckoning of Laurentian University

The university needs to change and the creditor protection process is the best avenue to give it new life
<updated>Editorial: </updated>Amberwood outbreak brings reality of pandemic to Sudbury

Editorial: Amberwood outbreak brings reality of pandemic to Sudbury

Too many people still doubt the seriousness of the pandemic; the deaths at the Amberwood Suites retirement community should give them pause
Editorial: What is the ultimate goal of our homelessness initiatives?

Editorial: What is the ultimate goal of our homelessness initiatives?

The city’s Downtown Task Team aims to tackle Greater Sudbury’s homelessness issue but how it plans to get there remains to be seen
Editorial: We have to stop forcing police to serve as our psychiatrists

Editorial: We have to stop forcing police to serve as our psychiatrists

Because Canada doesn’t adequately fund mental health services, police have become the stopgap for our failure to provide proper care
Editorial: This Christmas, local shopping has never been more important

Editorial: This Christmas, local shopping has never been more important

We’re into the holiday shopping season now and the city’s restaurants and retailers (and the thousands of people they employ) need you more than ever
Editorial: Politicians’ attention to downtown has to be more than passionate lip-service

Editorial: Politicians’ attention to downtown has to be more than passionate lip-service

Mayor Brian Bigger should recall the promises he made regarding downtown during the 2018 municipal election, and so should the councillors whose wards intersect in the city core
Editorial: Take a page from the mining sector on rapid testing, Canada

Editorial: Take a page from the mining sector on rapid testing, Canada

Mobile, rapid testing devices are proving their worth in the mining industry. For us to recover, governments must also be fast and flexible in rapid adoption of these leading edge technologies
<updated>Editorial:</updated> This is our take on Federal Election 2019

Editorial: This is our take on Federal Election 2019

The federal election is a disappointment, which makes writing the traditional election endorsement all the more difficult