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Sarah Boesveld
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The City of Charlottetown is considering 'pink' parking spots reserved just for pregnant women and new parents — an effort to draw frustrated would-be shoppers away from big box lots (where such parking spaces already exist) and into the downtown shops. But other Charlottetown residents wonder where the line of accommodation should be drawn.

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Lots of chatter about this in the comment section: The Canada Revenue Agency sent a letter to people who donated to the Christian Economic Assistance Foundation's School Support program, calling it a "tax scheme."

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Skeptics (aka "skeet birthers") seize on Obama's skeet shooting photo, released over the weekend.

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Lots of great discussion about the value of failing in order to raise a generation of innovators. Check it out.

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Time is money, yes, but time is critical in order to tackle some of the more complex problems in our society, a growing chorus of slowness advocates argue. Patience, that diminishing virtue in our society, is sorely needed to get to the root of our most vexing troubles. It applies in everything from politics to business to your personal life. Read about it here:

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Bimbo the deer likes chocolate, Elvis and hanging out in her room (on her own bed). But the government's telling her mom, Janet Schwartz, this living arrangement just won't do. Here's my Q&A with Ms. Schwartz.

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Schools are ditching the auto-detention for a "restorative justice" approach to discipline. They say it helps students understand the impact of their actions and, as a result, improves school culture. Critics say it sounds too good to be true. What do you think?

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Why we were disappointed when Jeffrey Hillman was seen shoeless weeks after NYPD officer Larry DePrimo bought him new boots — and what our disappointment says about us and our approach to helping the homeless.

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William is already fiercely protective of his wife Kate after what happened to his mother. Does this child have a chance at privacy? Alison Eastwood from Hello! Canada had told me that while the press has a wild appetite for royal family news, the 'Rat Pack' of British royals reporters usually afford them respect and distance in exchange for photo-ops and interviews on momentous occasions. It's a give-and-take relationship, she said. But will that help keep the paparazzi in check?
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