Residential schools are a stain on the country’s heart, and a wound to its moral foundations. Despite commissions, despite the continuing and irrefutable mountains of evidence, Canada’s response to the matter has been a long, unending and unmitigated train wreck of failures.
Originally posted on The Grant Rant:
If there is a reality of being a journalist in 2017 it’s this: governments don’t like us. I know, I know. That is news in the same way as “the rain is wet” is news. Governments have NEVER really liked reporters. By my experience, if most governments from city…
“That’s the way the world goes ’round. You’re up one day, the next you’re down. It’s half an inch of water and you think you’re gonna drown. That’s the way the world goes ’round.” – John Prine John Prine died today from COVID-19 complications. The thing about musicians, the really great ones, is that from …
Sometimes journalists find their careers in newspapers. Other times, newspapers find them. For myself and fellow Calgarian, Bishop Grandin Highschool alum and friend Steve Warburton, it was a bit of both. As young men, neither of us set out to become newspaper men but fate, it seems, had other ideas. In January, the two us …
This is not the time for those who oppose the conduct of the regional council to stay silent, nor for those who approve. We, as a community, can deny our democratic duty, but we cannot escape for the responsibility for the result.
The root of Ford’s argument is the one once used by Richard Nixon who said: “If the president does it, that means it is not illegal.”
These videos are to the news what ringette is to hockey. Sure, it looks similar in many respects, but it is a different game entirely.
There are few journalists in North America who were not shocked by the events in Annapolis Thursday. Four journalists and one sales rep were murdered by a gunman who barricaded the back door of the Captial Gazette newspaper, shot his way through the front door and opened fire on employees inside the paper’s newsroom. At …
NOTE TO READERS: The following commentary was read during our live broadcast of the Ontario Election results on June 7. It referenced a story we broke at the St. Catharines Standard about a local woman who, while eligible to vote, was prevented from doing so by Elections Ontario because she was in a hospital in …
Vote this Thursday. If you do not, as the old saying goes, you’ll get the government you deserve.
And you’ll have no one to blame but yourself.
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