The death of any public figure is a time for reflection, and I feel sympathy for the Queen at the loss of her husband.
But in this outpouring of grief, we have come across as a colony rather than an independent country.
History is ‘significant events' including 'those that resulted in great change over long periods of time for large numbers of people'—and the recent ratings-grabbing interview doesn't meet the threshold.
The objective of nationalists is to sabotage Justin Trudeau, who needs Quebec votes at the next election, by attacking his father’s legacy. It’s ugly politics and worse journalism—but not surprising, considering the sour
If Mamadi Fara Camara receives a gargantuan civil settlement to compensate for his treatment and false arrest, perhaps the police and even Premier Legault will begin to recognize systemic racism has a real, harsh price.
I’m sure there are medical professionals in PHAC today not finding any joy in saying 'We told you so.' It seems all the bad habits at Health Canada infected the agency, and the chaotic pandemic response was the result.
Applying the constraints of Bill 101 to federal employees won’t change the status quo, and could prevent English-speaking Quebecers from working or being served in their mother tongue, a right they hold as Canadians.
I fear for the future of public discourse if the political agenda is set by the ignorant and the vandals, not the knowledgeable and the civilized. We can’t let democracy become another casualty of the internet.