July 2, 2015 |
If Canada Day on Parliament Hill was a dry run for the nation’s 2017 birthday party, we might be in for some soggy cake icing and spluttering candles.
Regular downpours ...
On Fatherless Days
June 23, 2015 |
James K.A. Smith
In memory of Franz Wright.
Father's Day is easy for me: I have none. They all left.
So I don't have to find an awkward card amidst the cloying selection on offer. I don't hav...
Below the Silence
June 22, 2015 |
Only a forgetful silence has marked this June’s centenary of the greatest of all Canadian-born novelists.
Yet those who care to remedy such a state of affairs still hav...
Lessons From the Alberta Election: Part II
June 19, 2015 |
This post is a continuation from yesterday. To read lessons 1-5, click here. "I found it very difficult," explains Ray Pennings, "to vote for party whose leaders I viewed as eit...