Columns by our columnists
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It took a tragedy of unspeakable proportion for the tiny northern Saskatchewan community to burst into Canadian sensibilities, but it has lived tragedy time and time again. […]
There’s been quite a fuss since the Oscar people announced their nominees this year and people learned there was no black or minority actors nominated for any of the acting awards for the second year in a row. I guess they need to do some thinking about that, and I ain’t got no funny remarks about that situation. It’s just one problem I got with the Oscars. […]
If Justin Trudeau could lift the Canadian economy based on optimism, “positivity,” confidence and smiles, he would be presiding over much more than a country declared hip by some late-to-the-party arrivals. […]
When Thomas Mulcair was last squarely in the public eye, he was retreating into the background after a painful campaign.
Monday, he starts another tough campaign. This time, instead of seeking to form a government, he will be campaigning to keep his job as NDP leader. […]
Talking to folks since the Christmas break has been like scraping the bottom of a jar of mayonnaise to get enough for your sandwich. There ain’t much there, and what you do get comes with that awful scraping sound of metal on glass. […]
Much of the political and national conversation on the Trudeau government’s ambitious Syrian refugee program has revolved around targets and timelines. But that has obscured a larger truth.
As the country’s 10,000th Syrian refugee arrives in Canada this week, the toughest part of this project for the Liberal government lies ahead. […]