Canadians -- to whom all this talk in America and Europe about Russian-inspired fake news seems a rather paranoid fantasy that has nothing to do with us -- are about to get a rude awakening.
Tinkering with CAFE could mean different standards for different countries and higher prices for vehicles
"Canada is back, my friends," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau famously declared at the Paris climate summit in November 2015, just weeks after having routed Stephen Harper's Conservatives. "We're here to help."
Long before the term "fake news" barged into the popular lexicon, a niche version of it was quietly infecting the scientific community. It consisted of journals that published fact-bereft mush as legitimate research, assuming few would notice the absence of intellectual rigour or actual evidence.
Parks Canada is held in high regard for its ability to protect special natural spaces for future generations. The federal agency has a difficult mandate in ensuring wild areas aren't trampled by too many visitors and commercial intrusion, while at the same time making sure Canadians are aware of the wonders that await them in their backyards.
We must at least pretend to take Kevin O'Leary seriously when he says, "Canada can't afford to sit back and watch thousands of people walk right into our country without any documentation pretending to be refugees."
If you`d had the opportunity to ask shipbuilder Melancthon Simpson which was the best-known ship he`d ever built, he`d likely have had a hard time answering.
Tyler and Alex Mifflin spent summers in the water. Childhood memories of canoe trips and pristine waves contrast heavily with something they heard from adults time and again: "Don't swim in Lake Ontario. It's too polluted."
I grew up in an era of magical thinking, when the solution to poverty lay in the mystical machinations of trickle-down economics, and "Just say no" was the strategy for both drug addiction and abstinence-only sex education.
A lot of Californians are mad as hell. Some even say they're not going to take it anymore.
Canadians don't need to be card-carrying Conservatives to hope that the party gets it right in selecting a new leader.
To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary this year, I suggest we move to free entry for all our national museums.
Trusting Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals to fix the hydro mess they've created is like trusting rabbits to guard the lettuce patch.
On Dec. 30, 1922, Angelina Napolitano walked out of Kingston Penitentiary, a free woman. She was 39.
When Angela Merkel threw open Germany's borders to migrants pouring into Europe to escape Mideast chaos, she made both a generous gesture and a serious mistake, from which Canada should learn.
Red flags aren't always visible to the untrained eye.
Sarah knew her fiancé was a racist. But she was just 17 and madly in love, so she tried to ignore it.
The Ontario Liberals are using little imagination in their plan to lower electricity bills. To achieve a 17 per cent cut this summer, the government will simply do what it has done for the better part of the past decade -- push the expense down the road while creating additional debt.
When the newly elected president of the United States arrived to address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening, no one on God's green earth could predict with any confidence how he would look, sound or act.