Canadians Push Back Against Opioid Pressure from U.S. Lawmakers
Mar14

Canadians Push Back Against Opioid Pressure from U.S. Lawmakers

The Canadian government has issued a typically Canadian response — polite but firm —to American lawmakers calling for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration to crack down on the flow of Canadian painkillers into the United States. U.S. House and Senate members, citing a nationwide prescription drug abuse crisis, penned a letter last week calling for Canada to move more quickly to limit the availability of non-abuse deterrent...

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With Trudeau in Washington, Lawmakers Call for Canada to Get Tough on Drugs
Mar10

With Trudeau in Washington, Lawmakers Call for Canada to Get Tough on Drugs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s three days in Washington are packed with glitzy dinners and VIP luncheons sandwiched around high-level meetings on climate change, trade, refugees and the global fight on terrorism. That crowded agenda ought to include America’s growing opioid crisis — and Canada’s complicity in the problem — a bipartisan group of lawmakers made clear this week. House and Senate members penned...

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Unpresidential Profanity: The Reason Trump Doesn’t Give a Damn
Feb08

Unpresidential Profanity: The Reason Trump Doesn’t Give a Damn

Critics and even some allies in recent days have criticized Donald Trump’s increasing use of profanity on the stump, but language experts contend the constant cursing isn’t hurting the billionaire with much of the American public — instead, it’s more likely a key part of his appeal. Michael Adams, an English professor at Indiana University and author of “Slang: The People’s Poetry,” told InsideSources Trump’s unfiltered speech is...

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