Ontario isn't doing well in the daily reality show where chief medical officers of the provinces perform.
Rick Salutin is a Canadian novelist, playwright and critic. He is a strong advocate of left wing causes and writes a regular column in the Toronto Star.
Emergency spending by governments during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be going well -- and that fact appears to be making right-wing ideologues nervous.
Thanks to the Conservatives, Canadian students will now have to prove they're searching for work in order to receive emergency support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The anti-lockdown protests are small, but many of them represent despairing blue-collar workers in the Midwest who gave Trump his victory although he lost the popular vote.
Donald Trump can't recognize that others exist for independent reasons; to him, they're there solely to magnify or hinder his need for acclaim and worship.
COVID-19 is like a counterweight to imagined communities: it's a community-building experience that's unimagined and nonsymbolic. It transcends identities because it menaces everyone, everywhere.
Right-wing austerity buffs like Jason Kenney, François Legault and Doug Ford have joined Justin Trudeau in recognizing the importance of basic human survival over the economy.
The U.S. border closing didn't just happen. It was a work of art.
The novel coronavirus acts by its own lights. Beyond that, much depends on how we react to it.
What if Bernie Sanders loses? The Vermont senator has always been a pragmatist, and has managed to make "socialist" policies politically viable in the U.S.