The Birth of a Salesman

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made headlines when he arrived in Los Angeles this weekend.  Why was he there?  Was he completing a cross-country tour after his appearance in New Orleans during the Mardi Gras parade?  N...

Reforming Our Democracy, One Robocall at a Time

A protester dressed as an...er, CPC robocall machine?JMacPherson On February 4, 2014, Minister of Democratic Reform Pierre Poilievre introduced the Fair Elections Act: an act to ensure that Canadians enjoy ...

“Rainbow” Rob Ford: A Canadian Symbol

Rainbow Flag flying high above Toronto City Council.Jules Jessurun   A lot happened last week.  The federal government introduced new legislation to subvert free elections and guarantee Conservative...

Patrick and the Brass-Oh!

  Dean Tweed   Lately, Senator Patrick Brazeau has been loafing around.  While this is nothing out of the ordinary for a Canadian Senator, Brazeau’s is a special case.  Charged with sexual a...

This Just In: Rob Ford Remains a Human Being

Rob Ford, facing the ravenous hordes of the Toronto media elite.Andrew Louis   “As you know, I’m a human being,” Rob Ford said, as obvious hour began on schedule at Toronto City Hall.  Reporters who...
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A Defining Moment in Canadian History: J.T.-Day

  "This is an historic moment.” - Anonymous Homo narcissus, the most populous hominid, always thought that his was the golden age.  Give him credit– his people developed written language, buil...
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Rob Ford’s Cross-Country Tour

Rob Ford throwing candy at childrenJason Verwey   Rob Ford made headlines when he arrived in Vancouver on January 31.  He waddled into baggage claim, where he greeted fans, talked about football, an...