Category Archives: History

Yo ho no bottles of rum

Our navy’s going dry in a whole bunch of ways these days, from having no ships to the prissy politically correct decision to ban drinking at sea.
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A great and free people together

After American rebels captured Montreal on Nov. 13, 1775 and besieged Quebec City in early December, only Guy Carleton’s heroic defence, complete with theatrical burning of the surrender demand, kept Richard Montgomery and Benedict Arnold’s forces from bringing all of … Continue reading

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Who won the sexual revolution?

If the sexual revolution succeeded, why are women hurting so badly?
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A breath of fresh air

It’s nice to have nature you can see and air you can breathe. Even a small park in a busy city nurtures the soul. It’s not so great when you can see the air and breathe nothing. Like on Dec. … Continue reading

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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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