That early morning dumping of snow did it.
The response to last week's approval of two pipelines -- Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3 replacement -- has exposed the lack of energy literacy in Canada that's exacerbated by a fragmented media and ignorance of Alberta's climate plan.
Did it cross your mind occasionally, in the past week to wonder where all of the "250,000 civilians trapped in eastern Aleppo" have gone? As the area of the city under rebel control dwindled -- by Wednesday morning the Syrian regime's troops had recaptured three-quarters of it -- did you see massive columns of fleeing civilians, or mounds of civili
The idea to charge a toll for drivers who use two commuter roadways in Toronto is sure to spill over into the rest of the province, especially now that Premier Kathleen Wynne says she has no objections.
Poor Sam Oosterhoff. Here he is just 19, a home-schooled farm kid from Ontario wine country, newly landed in the Big Smoke and keen to make his mark as the province's youngest-ever MPP. But his political career is already doomed.
An inquiry committee of the Canadian Judicial Council last week recommended, unanimously, that Judge Robin Camp, now of the Federal Court, be removed from the bench.
The CBC should go ad free at the first possible opportunity.
Seventy-five years ago this week, William Lyon Mackenzie King told his diary, "This is the most crucial moment in all the world's history." On Dec. 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, and the Canadian prime minister, like everyone else, watched the world change overnight.
The Ontario government does, it seems, practically nothing to recover money when doctors bill inappropriately for services.
Two Fidel Castros died on Nov. 26.
Toronto has gotten the vast majority of new jobs in Ontario since the last recession, and in parts of the province the decline that started eight years ago has never ended, says a new report from the Fraser Institute that explains a whole lot about what's going on in our provincial politics.
The Justin Trudeau government has delivered some good news for Canadians who want a prosperous economy -- the kind that has the money to support programs the public relies on. The approval of two pipeline projects offers hope that Canada can reduce its dependence on the United States as essentially its only oil customer and fetch a better price fro
Creating art always involves taking a risk. Art can be a platform to challenge and provoke. It can expose corruption or celebrate achievement. Art can connect audiences emotionally to a past that should not be forgotten. Or it can fall flat on its face.
Chef David Wolfman remembers sitting at the kitchen table as a boy, gathering with his family over plates of wind-dried salmon and bannock.
Two years ago, the Atlantic Monthly published an investigative story titled "Rape culture in the Alaskan wilderness."
Let the wailing, hair-tearing and gnashing of teeth begin. Let Green Party Leader Elizabeth May be fitted with her prison smock.
Too many of us drive distracted. The consequences are deadly, as our attention leaves the road with every ping, buzz and ring.
Is it too early for a Santa Wish-list type of column?
Love him or hate him, Fidel Castro was a political giant. Not only was he revered by a majority of Cubans, but he was held in great esteem globally.