Editorial Page Editor, Calgary Herald
Licia is the editorial page editor at the Calgary Herald and has been a journalist in Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary for 26 years.
calgaryherald.com — A regular reader asked the following question: "How can you write editorials in opposition to the Alberta government cutting palliative care nurses, the shipping off of seniors to long-term care facilities as far as 100 kilometres from their family and the closing of the Michener Centre (for the most severely handicapped people in the province) and then advocate for balanced budgets?"
cbc.ca — Comedy doyenne and TV sketch queen Carol Burnett is set to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, which administers the prize, announced the former TV stalwart as this year's pick, on Tuesday.
calgaryherald.com — Angelina Jolie's recent op-ed in The New York Times is inspiring a broad public conversation on an ordinarily very private matter of personal health. In it, she shares her decision to have a mastectomy as preventive surgery in order to reduce her risk of breast cancer from 87 per cent to less than five per cent.
fullcomment.nationalpost.com — Tom Mulcair has not hitherto been known for holding his tongue on matters that cause him great moral offence. There was, for example, his bug-eyed tirade against Maclean's and Andrew Coyne, then the magazine's national editor and now a National Post columnist, for daring to suggest that Quebec was Canada's most corrupt province.
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