Monthly Archives: April 2008

Actually, the Tories might have a point…

In the battle pitting the federal Conservatives against Elections Canada, the opposition and the press, a typical Ottawa competition to see who can perform most discreditably, my money was on the Tories. Until I made a crucial blunder: I did … Continue reading

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It’s past time we started turning back the clock

My colleague Randall Denley wrote this weekend that if we consider municipal amalgamation in Ottawa a failure we should undo it. What a splendid heresy.
Not his sentiment that the megacity is not working out as promised, which others have also … Continue reading

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Let the world go to China with eyes wide open

The sputtering Olympic torch seems to be leaving quite a trail of soot on its way to Beijing. But by far the largest smudge will be deposited on the host country, whose Politburo will one day rue its decision to … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of (Drug-Induced) Happiness

Do you know what I think every time I get into my car? “Hands up everyone who’s on tranquilizers.” I’m not saying people need drugs to drive badly. But it must help.
Especially since literally millions of people are taking these … Continue reading

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