Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario — different names for the same place. It was built by a wide range of characters: surveyors, soldiers, politicians, miners, entrepreneurs, scrappers and showmen.
My apologies! We were away on holidays for a couple of weeks and returned to the realization that I immediately had a date with Wonder Woman, Ironman and Spiderman in Buffalo.
We were sitting around chatting with some neighbours when the topic of new cars came up. A few had purchased new vehicles over the past year. The cars were different manufacturers but what they had in common was the myriad of gadgets now included in vehicles.
Sir John A. Macdonald was not only the country’s first prime minister; he was also the last premier of Canada West, what Ontario was called before Confederation.
The president of the United States is very powerful. The so-called leader of the free world has a lot of influence and a great deal of leeway in deciding what to say and do. Donald Trump is exercising this freedom to the max.
All the talk of special prosecutors and the like will not bring the man to book. No amount of dysfunction in the White House will make it stop until early 2019 at best, even though a great deal of damage will have been done by then.
It's no surprise most of Quebec's largely nationalist political class kept its distance from France's defeated far-right presidential candidate.
Here's how one of the cable-news experts last week described the job of observing the White House fumbling to explain the FBI director firing.
This month, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered a speech at the annual state of the union conference in Florence's Palazzo Vecchio. The theme of the gathering was "Building a People's Europe."