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Canada will push for a “progressive” new trade deal with the United States and Mexico that raises labour standards, strengthens environmental protections and includes measures to boost economic opportunities for women while attempting to defuse Washington’s protectionist zeal. […]
I’m generally on the side of comedian Louis C.K. who had a bit a few years ago in which he sounded off on people complaining about flying. In one version he says, “They’re like it was the worst day of my life: first of all we didn’t board for 20 minutes, and then we got on the plane and they made us sit there on the runway for 40 minutes.”
When I came out to my parents almost 10 years ago, my mother hung a Rosie the Riveter poster on the inside of my closet door that read “Sorry Boys, I’m Gay!” She was so enthusiastic in her acceptance of my sexuality that I couldn’t even step into a closet without being reminded I was out. […]
Out of all the reasons President Donald Trump has to fire any of his White House bootlickers – incompetence and craziness come most immediately to mind – why was Anthony Scaramucci bounced after a mere 10 days on the communications director job for the relatively venal sin of phone-bombing profanities? […]
We like to think our beliefs are influenced by facts and logic. But that isn’t quite true – and perhaps has never been less true than now. We delve into the science, politics and reality of The Age of Unreason, today in Insight. […]
Perversely, Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s casual and systematic murder of eight Ontario nursing home residents in her care may end up accomplishing one thing.
It may finally force the provincial government to confront the dysfunctional nature of its long-term care system. […]