On a trip to Ottawa, while ambling down O’Connor Street, I came across a poster hanging in the window of one of those discount stores you know won’t be around when autumn leaves start falling. The picture, about the size of a dish cloth, was …

If America is a sermon and Britain a seminar, Canada is a conversation — the various chambers of its vast, collective mind thrumming with tolerance. It’s not the brutal winters that lure humanity to the Great White North’s diverse rural and urban landscapes. It’s the …

If it was an avalanche of avarice that triggered the first great global recession since grampy was knee-high to a T-bill, it will be a surfeit of stupidity that sparks the second. For the former, we can properly blame the largely self-regulated, international financial system …

Something wicked stirs beneath the shrubbery of this warm and watered land, a creeping fungus that saps our virtue, strangles our hope and chokes the promise of Canadian progress. Only the fearless and morally superior among us can halt its pitiless march across the landscape; …

That New Brunswick remains the only province in Atlantic Canada to house a nuclear power station is a distinction even the most ardent admirers of atomic energy must, by now, recognize as dubious. Commissioned in 1983 at a cost of $1.4 billion, the Point Lepreau …

Every election is a leap of faith, a test of the proposition that we do actually enjoy the democracy we deserve. Do the men and women we select for high office understand the solemn obligation they owe in return for their fat salaries and even …

It has, with astonishing regularity, produced some of Canada’s most successful and storied millionaires and billionaires. It has, without apology, crafted and refined the systems of finance that have kept small jurisdictions, regions, and a nation safe from economic collapse. It has sent its best …

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