Insight

Tolerance is key to global harmony

In his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey tells us that we should “seek first to understand and then to be understood.” Tolerance. It’s one of the key elements in building global harmony. But how do ...

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Trump blows against Canada’s competitiveness

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To the predictable howls of environmentalists, U.S. President Donald Trump has turned his pen on Barack Obama’s climate change policies—to the detriment of Canadians. Signing the Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth executive order (EO) while surrounded by coal miners, ...

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The origin of April Fool’s Day

On April Fool’s Day, we’re on red alert for pranks, hoaxes and fake news—and it’s been going on for centuries, from an era when court jesters were common. With no TV, movies or Internet, jesters, jokers or fools were the ...

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Oil industry must get smart about its messaging

First there was precision agriculture. Then came decision ag. Now there’s smart ag. These terms describe fundamental changes in agriculture to better produce crops or livestock. It’s all about maximizing yield while minimizing costs and environmental impact. They include everything ...

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