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Justin Trudeau should read the Charter of Rights

Stephen Maher: The Liberals are choosing to play politics with summer camp funding, and taking a stupid legal risk in the process The post Justin Trudeau should read the Charter of Rights appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Laura Miller wins!

We’re way down here in Florida, but we have friends in courtroom 125 in frosty Toronto. And the result is in: Judge Timothy Lipson has ruled that Laura is not guilty on both counts. Thank God. And here’s what I wrote about why a couple years ago. Remember that old Sixties line? You know, the... View Article

Maximum Rock’n’Roll: new SFH album is “solid punk rock”!

Holy crap! Maximum Rock’n’Roll is the bible of punk and hardcore – and they like the new SFH record, Kinda Suck! …straightforward punk rock…melodic and catchy, just like the Canadians like it…if you’re a fan of the band or just a fan of solid punk rock, you’ll enjoy this one. Woot! You can get the... View Article

Barry Sherman’s death is forcing the lobbying commissioner to make a tough decision

Nancy Bélanger tells court she'll decide by Feb. 2 whether to keep investigating Sherman’s cash-for-access fundraiser featuring Justin Trudeau The post Barry Sherman’s death is forcing the lobbying commissioner to make a tough decision appeared first on Macleans.ca.

A year of protests against President Donald Trump, in photos

Donald Trump’s media-hungry presidency made him the perfect foil for demonstrators looking to grab attention worldwide. Here’s how they depicted him. (PLEASE NOTE: This gallery contains nudity) The post A year of protests against President Donald Trump, in photos appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trudeau government stands firm in clash with faith-based groups over summer jobs

Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says the government is "very comfortable" with a new summer jobs rule that has religious organizations fuming The post Trudeau government stands firm in clash with faith-based groups over summer jobs appeared first on Macleans.ca.

President Donald Trump’s wild first year in photos

From the glowing orb to the paper towel pitch, Donald Trump’s first year in the White House gave us some unforgettable images. Here are some of the greatest hits. The post President Donald Trump’s wild first year in photos appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Sorbara out

This had been a long time coming, I’d been told. There were several campaign managers but no single campaign strategy. There were other problems, too. Anyway. Pat was the one who knew how to take advantage of the PC’s self-immolating 100,000 job cuts promise in 2014. She deserves credit for that. Anyway: Chad Walsh. Know... View Article

Anti-gay discriminators now complaining about getting a taste of their own medicine re: Canada Summer Jobs program

For decades if not centuries, social conservatives and devoutly religious types have led the charge in favour of discrimination against LGBT people. They have fought tooth and nail to ruin the lives of people like me. They regularly threw vulnerable LGBT youth out of their own families, homes, businesses, schools, churches and other organizations. Show More Summary

Neo-Nazi hate rag: Canadian Jewish News has the latest

A quick summary, also provided to Paul at CJN: the Criminal Code charges for promoting hatred against women and Jews are going ahead with a hearing in February the criminal charge for uttering death threats – initiated by Lisa and I – is also going to another court hearing in February the panel reviewing the... View Article

Donna Ferrato: ‘What is wrong with white women?’

Donna Ferrato, the renowned photographer known for her work on domestic violence, looks back on the Women’s March as the ‘the end’ The post Donna Ferrato: ‘What is wrong with white women?’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

John Tory deserves credit for getting Toronto this far

Pretty impressive, whatever happens next. Huge @JohnTory win. 'Toronto the only Canadian city on Amazon short list of HQ2 candidates' #topoli #onpoli #cdnpoli https://t.co/Xykqh6Pv2e — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) January 18, 2...

Making sense of the Trump Tower meeting

As President Trump approaches one year in office, we take a closer look at a pivotal Trump Tower meeting at the heart of the ongoing Russia investigation—a persistent mess for the president's administration. The post Making sense of the Trump Tower meeting appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Could the Trudeau government change Canada’s extradition law?

Hassan Diab's case has experts pushing for reform that makes extradition more difficult for people in 'exceptional circumstances' The post Could the Trudeau government change Canada’s extradition law? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The lessons Canada should learn from Britain’s anti-immigrant politics

Opinion: Canada is seen as a global beacon on immigration. But Justin Trudeau would be wise to look for the warning signs that Britain ignored before Brexit The post The lessons Canada should learn from Britain’s anti-immigrant politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Do all Jewish people look alike?

Quebec’s bigoted securities regulator certainly thinks so. Check out this shocking Graeme Hamilton report in the Post: MONTREAL — Rabbi Momi Pinto has a beard and wears a yarmulke, just like the man from whom he bought his Montreal home in 2012. According to court documents, that is where the similarity between the two men... View Article

All Donald Trump’s NAFTA mood swings in one chart

The shifting tone of news stories about NAFTA shows how wildly the Trump administration's views on the trade deal have swung since the U.S. election The post All Donald Trump’s NAFTA mood swings in one chart appeared first on Macleans.ca.

MPs should put down their phones and get back to governing

Our editorial: Canada faces significant challenges in the coming year. Surely responding to those is more interesting than a cellphone game. The post MPs should put down their phones and get back to governing appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump’s presidency is the death rattle of a racist world view

Stephen Maher: The U.S. president's policies are not only hurting his own supporters, but failing to stop a path that still bends toward justice The post Trump’s presidency is the death rattle of a racist world view appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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