April 3, 2014

Help! Ontario Having More Gas Pains

Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

There’s an election in the air here in Ontario. I know this because the provincial Finance Minister showed up at a liquor store the other day and announced a pilot project to open kiosks in grocery stores.

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March 30, 2014
A Quebec Election Still Up for Grabs
Jeffrey Simpson, Globe and Mail
Let’s hope there were showers near the television studio where Quebec’s political leaders “debated” each other Thursday night. So much mud was hurled that a postgame soaping would have been the order of... more ››
March 31, 2014
English & French in Canada: Functional Disunity
T. Glavin, Ottawa Cit
It is often said that the cause of a properly unhyphenated national identity in Canada has been ill served by all these ethnic groups that bring their ancient hatreds and interminable squabbles over here from the old country.... more ››
March 27, 2014
Don't Count Out Rob Ford Just Yet
Marcus Gee, Globe and Mail
It would be unwise to draw conclusions about the likely outcome of the race for mayor of Toronto on the basis of one debate, especially a debate fully seven months from the election date. Still, the 90-minute exchange among the... more ››
March 25, 2014
Pot Makes Canadian Doctors Anxious
Globe and Mail
When Health Canada announced it was changing the laws governing how medical marijuana is produced and dispensed, the goal was a good one: Increase access to pot for those who legitimately need it to ease suffering from pain. ... more ››
March 24, 2014
Making Canada Matter in the World
Conrad Black, National Post
Canadian foreign policy has evolved through five phases: lock-step with Britain up to the Second World War, lock-step with Britain and America from Roosevelt’s guaranty of Canada at Kingston in 1938 (“We will not... more ››