In a superbly ill-timed, ill-advised recommendation to young, unemployed Canadians, Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz has told them to "Get some real-life experience even if it's for free."
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.
What is this -- the Middle Ages? A Toronto church has given sanctuary to a Hungarian Roma family who came here as refugees. How did it come to this?
After Wednesday's events in Ottawa, Rick Salutin comments on the "unprecedented chaos, lost our virginity/innocence, never gonna be the same, demise of Canada as a Peaceable Kingdom" narrative.
Rogers stomped into CBC HQ in Toronto and never looked backed. Its takeover of hockey has been breathtaking, in that they are trying to turn hockey into Rogers.
I once crisscrossed Canada during an election to explore what politics means to people. Here are some potential incitements from the mayoral race in Toronto.
This is an age, at least for "our" side, of war without risk and even without fear. The "war" on Libya was the model: no casualties for us, though vast chaos throughout the region are due to us.
Mo3, as friends knew him -- Mohamud Mohamed Mohamud -- from Hamilton and long before that Somalia, died this week in Syria, possibly fighting for ISIS. He was 20.
Here's what's truly unforgivable about the Fords. It's their implacable need and ability to suck up attention in the public arena so there never seems room for anything or anyone else in the city.
I'd like to thank the Franklin expedition for definitively settling the irritating argument between the private sector and the public sector over who's the problem and who's the solution.
"Developments in other parts of the world, particularly in Iraq and Syria, threaten our security at home," said Barack Obama. But the threats at home may be different from those he has in mind.