Fear of what?

“I know a girl, she’s a party girl.” — U2 The unwelcome but not unexpected arrival of 500 Tamil boat people is actually a fraction...

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...

It’s all about the money

“My country, ‘tis of thee.”—Samuel Francis Smith. With many Canadians rooting for the American team (which does have more Canadians on it) than the...

The slow death of speech

“Say it in broken English.” - Marianne Faithfull While our new Prime Minister is wowing international media with his good looks, adorable family and sunny...

Can we have our money back?

“Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.” —T. Eaton Wouldn’t it be great if governments acted with the same social responsibility that they demand of say,...