From the hot springs of Banff, to the tundra of Churchill, to the rocky shores of Newfoundland, there’s no shortage of sights to see in this great land of ours. 2,227 more words
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Russia is a natural autocracy. No reason to grab the gun under your pillow: So are most national cultures, at least historically. It’s a reason, though, for keeping a gun in the bedroom, especially in a rough neighbourhood. 725 more words
Christie Blatchford: Public opinion of Sammy Yatim shooting will be hard to sway regardless of what happens in court
Outside on the steps of the Old City Hall courts, Peter Brauti, the lawyer for Toronto Police Constable James Forcillo, reminded the public “there is another side to this story” and pleaded for people “to keep an open mind.” 788 more words
John Ivison: Herb Gray's respect for parliament was something the Harper government could learn from
Nobody who watched Herb Gray befuddle and bewilder the official Opposition during Question Period could ever mistake him for a non-partisan.
The former deputy prime minister, who died Monday, was never flip or cynical about parliamentary institutions — it was not his style to quip, as did his colleagues, that it was called Question Period, not Answer Period. 839 more words