National Column: Why Twitter shouldn’t ban Trump

A glance at user policies suggests the U.S. president already violates many of The Twitter Rules that fall under “content boundaries” and “abusive behavior.” The verified account @realDonaldTrump is a veritable clearing house of threats, insults, lies, provocations, slurs, deceptions and wilful distractions. […]


National Column: PM should play his trump card

It is not to diminish the economic importance of the trade arrangements between Canada and the United States to note that more than the bilateral relationship between the two countries will be at stake when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. […]


National Column: Trump an issue for new-look Tories

Federal Conservatives have moved with astonishing speed and depth in their repudiation of the Stephen Harper years.

Some senior members of the party now talk of the need for carbon pricing. They back the Liberal inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. They talk of a national anti-poverty strategy, speak in more centrist tones and are showing Canadians a softer, more appealing style with Rona Ambrose as interim leader. […]