Thu, 05/17/2012 - 01:40 by Douglas Haddow
The alternative choice had a weak J, she said, pointing to the sign at the door. So they decided to go with a different typeface – one that still conjured up the idea of history and presented the fortitude the opposition party needed to get whatever message it was it had across to the people of Canada.
Mon, 05/14/2012 - 00:23 by Douglas Haddow
So here we are in Ottawa, in the Year of Our Lord, Two-Thousand and Twelve and already deep into the new politics of immigration, a course set and championed by the Conservative government, and more specifically by immigration minister Jason Kenney, the Harper-in-waiting. And in comes Conrad Black, the spurned Canadian newspaper baron – a sort of Dickensian hangover icon of late 19th Century nostalgia, right down to his exile back to the Old Country at the hands of a chastened prime minister.
Tue, 05/08/2012 - 17:24 by vanessa
The world has lost one of its finest creative heroes. Maurice Sendak, the artist/illustrator/author of Where the Wild Things Are, and many, many more works that ignited the imaginations of children and adults alike, passed away today in Connecticut from complications of a stroke at the age of 83.
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 13:36 by Douglas Haddow
Most days, the debate in the House of Commons humps the line between inane and insane for the gawking obsessives, the press gallery, who like to watch but can’t touch. The only difference is there’s no hockey. Not anymore.