In My Opinion: Modest and measured budget addresses major challenges

By NATHANIEL ERSKINE-SMITH In these uncertain times, the federal budget was modest and measured. It laid the groundwork for meaningful cooperation in this parliament. And it made a series of down payments to address major national and global challenges, including housing affordability, climate action, better healthcare, and military capacity. In advance of the budget, the […]

In My Opinion: Why is Black History Month necessary?

By GEORGE ELLIOTT CLARKE Annually, when February rolls around again, with its bevy of snow and Wiarton Willie and Family Day and Saint Valentine’s disciples blessing love with candy and flowers, some may ask, why do—why should—Canadians set aside this month—short and cold and dreary—for focussing on the achievements and historical presence of citizens of […]