Trimming the federal fat

“Cuts like a knife” — Bryan Adams. Except for Quebec university students, Canadians are being remarkably quiescent about the recent federal budget. It just may...

Cash is king

“Money talks, but it don’t sing or dance.” — Neil Diamond. Most of the hysteria regarding the historic vote by the U.K. to leave the...

The seeds of greed

“L’état, c’est moi,” Louis XIV, in a moment of grandeur candour. There’s a good reason why professional athletes are generally only signed for a few...

Moving our history forward

Cherokee Nation will return — Paul Revere and the Raiders. Tensions between Canada’s First Nations people and government have been riding the waves of turmoil...

Woe, the choices they’re making

“Where do we go now?” —Guns and Roses In a rare moment of maudlin sentimentality I could almost feel sorry for politicians. Given their bovine...