Tag Archives: crime

Guns and Politics in Canada

The gun is now a part of Canadian politics. Richard Henry Bain killed one person and injured another at the PQ rally last Wednesday night. He was ill, it seems, and a recluse, like many of those who suddenly, unexpectedly, … Continue reading

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Barbie Talks to Canadians

Hi Canada. It’s me, Barbie.   I know, I know, I haven’t been the BGF in the world, for, like … OMG … 20 years!? More – since when I came up north in my little Mountie outfit in 1988. You … Continue reading

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Fix, don’t scrap, rights panels

Bill Whatcott is a man who doesn’t much like gay men and isn’t shy about saying so. The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission thought that what he said went beyond dislike, all the way to hate. That ruling went to the … Continue reading

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A modest proposal for creating a growth economy

The merits of investing in crime. The G20 have been scratching their heads about how to recover from the Great Recession and create jobs in stalled economies. They could do worse than taking a page from the policy book of … Continue reading

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How the University of Toronto flunked the G20

Now that the guests of the Graduate Students Union (GSU) have been cleared of charges police laid against them during the G20 weekend (Globe and Mail, Nov4/10), I wonder if the Governing Council of the University of Toronto will apologize … Continue reading

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