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.
Well, unless you are Lynn Beyak. Then you would offer a solution so assinine, so disconnected from reality, that you’d be forgiven for thinking she is an alien from another world and her human disguise just happens to be that of a Canadian senator.
The outrage over the Khadr settlement has revealed something ugly in our national character.
In the wake of the U.S missile strike against Syria following the gas attack against civilians, the time has come for Canadians to think and talk seriously about what is happening in Syria.
It is difficult to understand how advocating the murder of purported enemies of Islam, calling for the humiliation and destruction of believers of others faiths and atheists and referring to Jews as “filth” is a slip of the tongue.
Rather than admit to failure or try again, Trudeau now says proportional representation is something to be feared. And that fear has a name: Conservative Party leadership hopeful Kellie Leitch.