Time to keep the cash in the country

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind” — Bob Dylan It’s no coincidence Stephen Harper is turning Canada’s international attention away from North...

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...

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...

Newsmakers of 2009

“All the news that’s fit to print.” New York Times Masthead. Time magazine named Ben Bernanke as its Newsmaker of 2009 ostensibly for his role...

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...