Robyn Urback is an opinion columnist with CBC News and a producer with the CBC's Opinion section. She previously worked as a columnist and editorial board member at the National Post. Follow her on Twitter at:
The casualties of O'Leary's campaign include every innocent Canadian made to hear him stumble through confused diatribes, but more importantly, the many earnest volunteers, managers and donors who gave him their time and money, and who believed him to be a serious candidate.
Steve Paikin, host of The Agenda on TVO, posited in a blog post this week that part of the reason why Wynne's approval is so low is because Ontarians aren't as open and progressive as they like to think.
"My point was simply that Bashar-Ashad ... um ... Assar? Assad is a particular brand of evil — a dictator unlike this world has ever seen. I mean, even Hitler didn't indiscriminately bomb cities filled with innocent civilians."
Back in 2015, it was perhaps refreshing to see a political leader — especially a man — so unabashed about his commitment to feminism. He'd say it out loud, and proudly. But now, it's practically reached the point of parody.
Perhaps it would be prudent for Black Lives Matter to define some sort of tangible criteria delineating how, and when, and by what measure police conduct would be acceptable enough for them to participate in Pride again.
This International Women's Day, remember the quiet feminists, those totally not-woke women without Instagram accounts who vacuum the carpet in the House of Commons after the prime minister finishes his statement on gender parity in cabinet.
Thursday's epic news conference no doubt left many White House reporters stunned. After all, aside from showing up late, Donald Trump broke every single rule. No script and no surrender. His supporters will be thrilled.
It was to be expected that filling the White House with political novices and their favourite anarchist bloggers could produce this sort of calamity. The mistake was thinking — or hoping — that Team Trump would transform when it entered the Oval Office.
Vince Li was undiagnosed before he beheaded Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus eight and a half years ago, meaning he has never had to voluntarily stick to a treatment plan. Now that he has received an absolute discharge, the legal checks and balances that once kept his demons at bay have disappeared, and that poses risks for society, writes Robyn Urback.
Within hours of the deadly attack on a Quebec mosque that left six people dead, everyone — the left, the right, francophones, anglophones, Trumpists, Leitch rivals — knew exactly where to lay blame.