Category : Opinion

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

By: Dan Laxer   Toronto used to be derisively referred to as the Centre of the Universe due to its perceived arrogance, having sucked all the life and population out of Montreal. But, oh, how the mighty have fallen indeed. Toronto would ...

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Mary Poppins’ Charter of Values

by Bonnie Wurst   While pondering the ‘Charter Affirming The Values Of Secularism And The Religious Neutrality Of The State, As Well As The Equality Of Men And Women, And The Framing Of Accommodation Requests’ of Quebec’ or ‘Bill 60’, the new ...

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Coderre may be the Mayor

Keep your friends close… By: Dan Laxer The media used to poke fun at Prime Minister Jean Chretien for his struggles with the English language, until research surfaced showing that he would make the same types of mistakes in French as he ...

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On-The-Throne Speech

by Bonnie Wurst   After proroguing the government in September, the fourth time since becoming Prime Minister in 2006, Stephen Harper’s government kicked off the new session of Parliament on October 16th with a Throne Speech. But I’m not clear on whether ...

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Penalty for expression

By:  Janice Burdon   I was so distressed about the Charter of Values after hearing about it that I couldn’t sleep one night.  How could it have come to this?  How can people be so intolerant of one another?  How far does ...

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Money for thought

By: Lama Farran We are all familiar, to varying extents, with the Law of Attraction. To summarize it in one simple sentence, this law states that “You attract what you believe in”. The other day, I came across this Law formulated ...

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Charter of values is taking it too far

By Alyssa De Rosa   A major protest against the Parti Québécois’s proposed charter of values drew over 1000 people on Saturday afternoon in downtown Montreal. This multicultural protest is the first of its kind, and united all members of the Muslim, ...

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