Where do we draw the line of consent?

What if it had been consensual?

The Jian Ghomeshi saga is now about sexual assault. He is of course entitled to the presumption of innocence especially given the seriousness of the allegations. But remember, he initially claimed the CBC fired him for conduct “unbecoming a prominent host” which raises the question, despite subsequent developments, whether there is voluntary sexual conduct that is disgraceful.

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Madely in the morning, November 17

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Let’s take off those rose-coloured glasses

Well, isn’t this peachy? The Harper Tories’ fiscal update says they’ve solved all our budgetary problems, personal and national, surpluses are rolling in and free money is rolling out… just in time for the next election. Sadly, politicians do not always tell the truth.

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Honouring their sacrifice every day

Today is Remembrance Day. No, it’s not Nov. 11 and my editor has not blundered and run this column on the wrong day. My point is that we should remember them every day.

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Life is about choices

The modern world really is upside down. Including that business where Facebook and Apple pay to freeze hi-tech employees’ eggs and almost nobody goes “Oh, that’s weird.”

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