Gord Downie, a musician and now a Canadian icon, is greatly missed by our country.
When Finance Minister Bill Morneau failed to disclose his French villa or to put his assets in a blind trust, and when he continued owning shares in his family firm through a numbered company, what did he think was going to happen?
Some heroes wear blue helmets and stand in the line of fire to maintain peace. Others bring food to those on the brink of starvation. And some wield a calculator.
It’s coming, sure as candy corn — the traditional outpouring of indignation over culturally insensitive Halloween costumes.
Some amazing things have been happening in Christianity in the past 50 years. There is now an impressive collection of agreed statements on issues that have historically divided churches. After about 450 years, the Catholic and Protestant churches have started to get back together, along with other major Christian denominations.
We have a right to expect a higher standard of conduct from Ontario’s Liberal government than the fact a senior aide to Premier Kathleen Wynne, and a Liberal fundraiser, have been acquitted of bribery charges in connection with the 2015 Sudbury byelection.
It’s astonishing to realize how politically desperate the Ontario Liberals must have been earlier this year when they introduced their Fair Hydro Plan – a program ostensibly designed to lower electricity costs while hiding from the government’s books the monstrous debt such a program would create.
The year is 688 A.D.
William Nassau Kennedy started his career as a house painter, but ended up having a significant impact both on Canada’s militia and Canada’s prairie provinces.