EDITORIAL: Weathering extremes
LETTER: For the offshore, the province and Nalcor should think local
BLATCHFORD: Don’t blame SNC-Lavalin for lobbying so hard; blame Liberals' handling of it
VIBERT: Budget might calm Liberal nerves
EDITORIAL: Election treats for all
BRUCE MacKINNON CARTOON: March 21, 2019
NICHOLAS MERCER: The internal struggle
Meghan Greeley can get lost in her head sometimes. Subjects and items take control of the front part of her brain and refuse to let go. They have such a stranglehold on her thoughts that they can become all consuming. They are the ...
Allison Hanes: Who's afraid of pitbulls? Everybody but Lise Vadnais
The word pitbull is sprinkled throughout Lise Vadnais’s new book. It’s even in the title. And that in itself is an act of courage. Pitbull is a term many only dare utter with extreme caution. Mere mention is likely to cause the ears of ...
PAT CULLEN: The case for a $15 minimum wage
The minimum wage is set to rise by 25 cents on April 1. It will go from $11.15 an hour to $11.40. This is not enough and will keep people below the poverty line or just barely clinging to it. Last year, Employment and Social Development ...
LETTER: Sick of all the litter
I have a riddle for you: what do a used syringe, used tampon, and a soiled diaper all have in common? Stop reading and think for a moment. Could it be they’re disgusting, or dangerous or unhygienic? Yes, but that’s not the answer ...
KEVIN TOBIN CARTOON: Mar. 22, 2019.
SAVOIE: In trying to adapt, public service blurs some lines
Michael Wernick’s resignation as clerk of the Privy Council earlier this week speaks to the challenge confronting senior public servants. Those who accused Wernick of being politically partisan missed the point entirely. Wernick is no more a ...
COYNE: It's when you read details of media bailout that the chill sets in
If you weren’t careful, you might have missed it: a brief 160-word item, tucked deep inside the budget, labelled Supporting Canadian Journalism. Andrew Coyne Mostly it was a rehash of the measures already announced in November’s ...
BLATCHFORD: Liberals shut down SNC probe with dazzling duplicity
It was just one more perfectly predictable, almost perfectly staged, extended selfie in the life of official Ottawa. Christie Blatchford Budget day in the nation’s capital, the cable news networks filled with spinners spinning, many ...
KEVIN TOBIN CARTOON: Mar. 20, 2019.
ATLANTIC SKIES: Spring arrives, along with a ‘supermoon’
Glenn Roberts Today marks the vernal equinox, the start to the spring season here in the northern hemisphere, officially commencing at 6:58 p.m. ADT/6:28 p.m. NDT this evening. Already the weather is beginning to mellow (at least ...