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Sunday, October 21, 2018

When it comes to culture wars, we ain’t seen nothing yet...

Legalized marijuana (this very week); gay marriage; endless apologies for past sins and grievances, no matter how slight. Canada is no slouch on the...

Lots of talk about growth, but few people acting to curb...

Municipal elections have long been plagued by low voter turnout. Don’t expect this year to be any different. And that’s a shame, and not...

Complaining about the weather is likely to become more commonplace

Find yourself grumbling about the weather? That’s really a Canadian pastime, but it’s likely to become more common as the weather grows more extreme....

Cuts are all well and good, as long as they’re the...

It’s no surprise Ontario’s deficit is much larger than Kathleen Wynne let on, nor that she lied about balancing the budget – the auditor...

Corrupt system ensures good intentions end up doing the public more...

Feeling stressed by life? There’s an app for that. Not enough time to stop and smell the roses? There’s an app for that. Concerned...

Precarious work metastasizing through multiple sectors of the economy

Where crappy, low-paying work was once the domain of students and those entering the job market, today those McJobs are an increasing part of...

Don’t expect Ford to derail the corporate welfare gravy train

A self-styled red-tape cutter, Doug Ford should be equally eager to cut corporate welfare in the province. Given the long history of governments eager...

Trump’s bull-in-a-china-shop approach gives rise to talk of socialism

In the run-up to the U.S. election in 2016, I suggested more than once that Donald Trump – aka “a candidate for federal office”...

Despite much fuss and even more money, the suburbs still rule...

From limiting growth and encouraging intensification, from cycling lanes to an LRT boondoggle, we’re going to see an increasing number of projects designed to...

Death penalty sates need for vengeance; danger in our authoritarian times

The killing in Fredericton of four people, two of them police officers, has sparked another round of the eternal gun-control debate. Even in Canada,...