Unprincipled men and women, disdainful of their moral heritage and skeptical of truth itself are destroying our civilization by weakening the very pillars upon which it rests. - CHARLES COLSON
Ice-fishing enthusiasts everywhere are preparing for the busiest and most exciting weekend of the season. This weekend, Ontario residents will be out in full force enjoying the merits of Family Fishing Weekend – a province- wide initiative celebrating the sport of winter angling and without the otherwise mandatory fishing license.
Language matters, as we rediscover in almost every morning's newspaper.
Standing in front of an auditorium of mostly white faces, the president of the Ontario Black History Society asked a group of elementary students what they knew of Black History Month. A precocious girl in the first grade raised her hand.
Politics: is there no escape? Partisan, divisive commentary now dominates nearly every public space. Politico and C-SPAN has spilled into our recreational outlets, flooding comedy, the arts and social media, drawing a tripwire around family dinners and office water cooler.
Canada has reached a populism tipping point and Canadians can no longer count themselves immune from the upheavals underway around the world, the global Edelman Trust Barometer revealed this week. For the first time in the 17 years that Edelman has been measuring the public's trust in major institutions in 28 countries, Canadians have fallen into t
The global terrorism picture is grim.
How naive were we ever to believe the adage "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me"? That childhood retort for verbal bullying rings a particularly anachronistic tone in the age of Internet trolling, fissured politics, ebbing social decorum and mounting antagonism for others whose views don't echo ours.
As mesmerizing as it is to follow U.S. President Donald Trump's antics, Canadians need to focus on what's happening here.
"This guy, he's like a maniac, OK? He wiped out the uncle. He wiped out this one, that one. I mean, this guy doesn't play games. And we can't play games with him. Because he really does have missiles. And he really does have nukes."
One of the reasons why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's visit with the American president on Monday went so well was because the exchange was so ordinary.
The Ontario Liberals have an extra $1.5 billion to spend between now and the next election and can still keep their promise to balance the provincial budget by 2018, thanks to a helpful ruling on how to handle surpluses in a couple of big provincial pension funds.
U.S. President Donald Trump says the trade relationship with Canada will only be "tweaked." The trouble is a little tweak in America can be a powerful thump in Canada.
After almost 14 years of Liberal government in Ontario -- first under Dalton McGuinty and now Kathleen Wynne -- Health Minister Eric Hoskins is worried the province's health care system may not be financially sustainable.
When I was growing up, my father called it the Law of the North.
Now that we have the latest census information from Statistics Canada, it's easy to see that Premier Kathleen Wynne's estimate of the cost of carbon pricing for Ontarians doesn't add up.
As the anti-slavery movement gained momentum in the United States and the flow of escaped slaves and free African Americans into Upper Canada increased, the need to deal with their needs in a more formal way grew.
If you've ever lost a passport abroad (I have), or been robbed (ditto), or suffered a medical emergency or been trapped in the midst of a coup or natural disaster, it's Canadian diplomats and their staff in Canadian consulates abroad who help you out. Since millions of Canadians travel outside this country each year, the consular job is crucial.
Of all the expensive and inefficient ways to reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change, government subsidies to electric vehicle buyers are among the worst.