by PETER WHEELAND
This week's tragedy in Sydney underlines the folly of pumping money into the prison system and anti-terror measures instead of properly treating the mentally ill.
It's been 25 years since the massacre of 14 women at Université de Montréal's engineering school, and the killer's BS still permeates our discourse.
The Couillard government is proposing widespread, large-scale, untested and ad-hoc changes in the most basic structures and programs of the modern state.
The oil industry's sales pitch for the East Energy project has leaked. Here's how they intend to sway our "distinct nation."
Eliminating wasteful bureaucracy is all well and good, but the Couillard government's plans — buried in an omnibus bill — will put a major strain on the province.
The party has quadrupled the price of a leadership run and essentially ignored the issue of PKP's media ownership.
There’s nothing like a tragedy to bring out a flood of meaningless clichés. But there are serious problems at the core of our system.
Radicalization, religious fervour and obsessions with conspiracy theories are often symptoms of a disease that strikes one in 100 Canadians.
While we waste time panicking about jihadists and bacteria, real threats to human survival are actually coming to get us.
Scavenging hedge-fund investors, weasel-wording execs and a certain newspaper baron/PQ leadership hopeful have pretty much killed print media in this country.
Don't believe Global or The Gazette — even the study by the right-wing think tank they cite admits other provinces pay more. But there's another agenda at work here.
...but we can't let the federal government manage this.
* Baba Souk pop-up sale at Espace POP
* Bad Santa & Le Père Noël est une ordure double bill at the Cinémathèque
* Shy Shy Under the Mistletoe comedy, burlesque & live music at the Wiggle Room
* Comedy Hostel stand-up showcase at MBar
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