The Grant Rant

A journalist's view from Niagara

“Politicians and diapers must be changed often,” wrote Mark Twain. “And for the same reason.” There is a timeless truth to Mr. Twain’s eloquently barbed observation of politics and, I suppose, a kind of comfort. We are tempted, living the bubble of our present circumstances, to suppose the politics of our place and time is …

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Greetings, readers of the Rant. The next episode of the Grant Rant Podcast will be recorded live at the Mahtay Cafe in St. Catharines as part of the Local Media Matter fundraiser for the Niagara Podcasters Network. The event is raising funds to support NPN’s work, and there is a full schedule of NPN’s shows …

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Standing with our fellow Canadians, regardless of their religion, is not just an emotional balm in the face of tragedy. It is the story we need to tell each other, every day, precisely because that is what makes us what we are.