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  • Time to clean up our act

    The surest sign of spring though isn’t the little green leaves of bulbs struggling courageously against the frost and melting snow. It isn’t the ...

  • Violence, the Internet and the need for vigilance

    On that cold December day in downtown Montreal, a man loaded up his guns and went to the École Polytechnique to single out and punish women ...

  • Let’s call it what it is

    In reading the women’s accounts in this instance and perusing others from the past, I see a frequent theme of minimizing, rationalizing and ...

  • Growing up on film

    I recall how, when “Forrest Gump” was being made, the boy who was cast to play young Forrest was obviously chosen in part because he resembled ...

  • Canada isn’t the upstanding nation it used to be

    Don’t get me wrong; there are many things I am grateful for about being Canadian and enjoying the quality of life that I do, especially after ...

  • Why we’re not a walking city anymore

    It wasn’t just stories for me and my friends, though; we all walked a fair distance, perhaps not miles, but in my case, across two streets, over ...

  • Clotheslines of a different sort

    It seems the first warm days of late spring in Canada cause shorts and tanks to break out in school hallways like dandelions on your lawns.To be ...

  • Treating trees like weeds

    It was a shock to read the news last week. It was a horrible feeling to drive by and see them gone, with a stump and some sawdust as the last ...

  • Winter swears, spring promises

    Last week marked the first day of spring, and while we have had sunshine in abundance — reportedly more this year than last — it’s been a long ...

  • Winning and losing

    Every day, traditional and social media networks noted Canada’s Olympic progress, as represented in the daily medal count. As a country, we ...