Something strange always happens on an election night. In the weeks building up to it a barrage of stump speeches, photo-ops, and debates are accompanied […More…]
On May 2, 2011, Canadians went to the polls to vote for their federal party of choice after hastily double-checking the names of their local […More…]
In appointing Daniel Therrien as Canada’s new Privacy Commissioner, the government could not have shown more contempt for the issue of privacy had Stephen Harper […More…]
The Line 9 and Climate Change Connection… The Line 9 pipeline controversy has engaged a sizeable number of Toronto residents in the broader controversy over […More…]
En route to the community meeting about drinking in Trinity Bellwoods park, my Metropass reminded me that I am, in fact, an “Adult”. While pondering […More…]
It took the Mayor smoking crack for the geniuses at the Toronto Star to realize that Toronto has a Somali community, project housing and an […More…]
A chat about where art, music and authority collide.
A version of this piece originally appeared on [Nora’s Blog] in December 2012 Sometimes I forget that Canada is a massive country where people are […More…]
I know, I know, I did a bad thing. We don’t need to recap the disasters to qualify that Rob Ford was awful. Watching his mayoralty caused shudders, laughter, and overall astonishment that it actually happened. It felt just like watching The Room. Tommy Wizeau was in charge of Toronto, and it was partly my fault. I couldn’t have imagined this. The most that can be said for Ford is that he didn’t own a pair of jackboots, but my god. Mayor Ford seemed like he’d attend a book burning not to protest a particular book, but books in general.
Matt Collins gives up on Wente bashing but falls back in love with Conrad Black in this week`s NGN.
There are some big questions in life, and this one’s an all-timer: if Rex Murphy knew about Sam The Eagle, would he still do Rex […More…]
While every Reporters Without Borders article may start with the hippie-esque, oft-irritating “Reporters Without Borders condemns…” and quotes on the site are consistently from themselves, […More…]