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Michael Atkins

OPINION: How to live where you want to live

OPINION: How to live where you want to live

In my experience, it is very hard to build sustainable communities without a good proportion of your economy being owned locally.
OPINION: Thunder Bay: the pain, the opportunity, and the newspaper

OPINION: Thunder Bay: the pain, the opportunity, and the newspaper

This is about people, about poverty, about sharing a land and its resources, about the clash or the fusion of cultures in the North and building sustainability for our children.
OPINION: A summer tour half a century later

OPINION: A summer tour half a century later

My trek this summer has taken me from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and it has been breathtaking
OPINION: On the Raptors and paying your dues

OPINION: On the Raptors and paying your dues

The courage, intensity and pace of the finals were riveting.
OPINION: The case for a millennial class-action lawsuit

OPINION: The case for a millennial class-action lawsuit

We have to be honest about Canadian resource management. More often than not, we are unwise or greedy, or both.
OPINION: It's always good to get grounded by students

OPINION: It's always good to get grounded by students

Digital disruption is now a way of life. You can lean into it or you can run for cover.
OPINION: A Canadian scandal that covers all the bases

OPINION: A Canadian scandal that covers all the bases

Politics can be unforgiving. Politicians come and go. The sepia state does not.
OPINION: Justin: you need to speak with Eleanor Shellstrop

OPINION: Justin: you need to speak with Eleanor Shellstrop

Canadians are suffering from cognitive dissonance. So is our prime minister.
OPINION: Dr. Roger Strasser: occasionally people make a huge difference

OPINION: Dr. Roger Strasser: occasionally people make a huge difference

In the course of the last 17 years, he has come as close as any other major Northern Ontario institutional leader to delivering on promises made and promises kept.
OPINION: The things you think about with a new year dawning

OPINION: The things you think about with a new year dawning

A small business in Sudbury is impacted by all sorts of things you wouldn't have imagined 40 years ago.