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Columns

Our recurring formats that approach Canadian politics in original ways.

A Beginner’s Guide: The New Quebec Cabinet

    New Quebec Premier Phillipe “not-separatist” Couillard has unveiled his new Quebec cabinet. Since we no longer have the ability to understand politicians who do not mindlessly pander to ...

24/SEVEN: Is your job amusing?

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more.     By failing to release an episode of 24SEVEN la...

Canadiens, or Canadians?

The beginning of April is a wonderful time. The fierce winter begins to recede into the depths of an icy hell, Universities enter their final days of classes, and perhaps most importantly, the NHL and NBA post-...

24/SEVEN: Money, or Monies?

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more.     If the format changes next week too, I'm just ...

24/SEVEN: The Wayne Gretzky of all 24/SEVENs

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more.     Remember last week, when I said they seem to c...

24/SEVEN: A shooting star

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nfmUtRbIao I swear, each week t...

24/SEVEN: Jubilant!

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more. http://youtu.be/6BsCsLihm2g At the beginning of this week’s epi...

24/SEVEN: Wheels up for Canada!

Welcome to the True North Times’ interpretation of 24/SEVEN: a recap of the past week in the life of the Prime Minister of Canada, and more.   Ah, what an interesting week for the Prime Minister and ...

“Une Maudite Poutine”: Quebec’s Big Mistake

Far from a gourmet taste experience, classic poutine (French fries, cheese curds, and gravy) is a typical, late-night, post-alcoholic-binge indulgence. Up there with Schwartz's smoked meat sandwiches, halal piz...