March 17, 2014

The Story Behind the Rob Ford Story

Ivor Tossell, The Walrus

The Associated Press

A little-known Supreme Court ruling unmuzzled reporters—and changed Canadian journalism.

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TAGGED: Toronto, Canada, Rob Ford


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Why Our Mayors Don't Rule Our World
Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail
A good mayor is trusted in ways that prime ministers, premiers and presidents rarely are these days – not just by citizens, but by people around the world, in the cases of places like New York and London. Good mayors tend... more ››
March 15, 2014
The Man Who Could Break Up Canada
Martin Patriquin, Maclean's
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March 15, 2014
Afghanistan: A War Lost and Battle Won
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It is one thing for soldiers to be deployed in peacekeeping; it is another for them to fight and die and be wounded. Yes, there are dangers in peacekeeping and special skills are required, but death does not stalk such missions... more ››
March 17, 2014
Canada's Separatism Fatigue
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Between the time I recall at university, to now — with separatism’s latest star avatar, Pierre Péladeau, arriving to revivify the moribund movement — the issue has lost its driving power in many... more ››
March 14, 2014
Media Baron Joins Quebec's Separatist Cause
Benjamin Shingler, AP
He's one of Canada's most powerful media barons, with an empire that spans newspapers, cable television and cellphone services. Now, Quebec multi-millionaire Pierre Karl Peladeau has become a key figure in the movement to make... more ››