Unfunded liabilities

There’s a foreseeable threat to the financial well-being of Canadians. It is representative of failings found throughout our political system, our economic system, and...

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...

Where our gaze will take us

“What, me worry?” — Alfred E. Newman. The iconic gap toothed smile and insouciant devil-may-care attitude of the ginger everyman who graced MAD magazine covers...

The upper house needs renos

“Publish and be damned!” — Duke of Wellington daring a blackmailer. In the olden days, politicians, monarchs and autocrats could and would use their power...

A crack in the crystal ball

“Dogs know what to do with polls.” John Diefenbaker being punny. The only groups feeling worse than the NDP in the wake of the surprising...