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Op-eds | January 27, 2012

Harper must get fired up to deal with fuel shortage:

Lack of contingency plans for likely international oil crisis will leave Canada in the cold

Smallpox is a scary disease. It kills a fifth of those infected, and scars and blinds many survivors. Canada has been smallpox free since 1962 and the world since 1977. But, Canada has a smallpox contingency plan. So does Britain. The chances of a smallpox outbreak are remote, but I am happy to pay taxes so Canada can employ people to fight its return. That’s what governments are for.

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