Category Archive: Editorials

Parole for drunk driver who caused the death of four

April 2020 Convicted drunk driver Marco Muzzo, convicted of four counts of impaired driving causing death and two counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm for causing a horrifying collision in Vaughan, has been released on day parole, just 4.5 years into his 10-year sentence.  While it’s not surprising, given how our legal system works, …

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Forget globalism – It’s time to put Canada first

April 2020 Good on 3M (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing) CEO Mike Roman for criticising President Donald Trump’s demand that 3M stop selling respirators that they manufacture to Canada, calling the demand “absurd,” and that it would “…pose a humanitarian risk,” in light of the current Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. However, this should also serve as a …

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We need to loosen restrictions sooner than later

April 2020 Re: “Feds try to stop provincial plans to come back to life,” (Anthony Furey, Toronto Sun, 25 April): While any return to a semblance of normality is absolutely going to have to proceed with great caution, I find it a bit rich hearing that Trudeau wants to establish the ground rules. Trudeau is …

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Nothing like hijacking a tragedy

April 2020 In the wake of the unbelievable tragedy inflicted by gunman Gabriel Wortman (whose name I will mention only once for historical value) in Nova Scotia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hasn’t even waited until the bodies of the dead are cold before advising he will continue with his campaign to ban “assault rifles” and …

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I wish I could have said goodbye

April 2020 I met Belinda Jones, also known as “B”, while serving on board the Royal Canadian Navy training ship HMCS Porte St. Louis in the summer of 1989. HMCS Porte St. Louis was one of the Gate Vessel class of ships, colloquially known as “Pig Boats.” Both of us were serving in the navy …

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Well, I guess he’d know

April 2020 So O.J. Simpson believes that Carole Baskin, one of the stars of the recently released Netflix documentary “Tiger King,” murdered her ex-husband Don Lewis. Oy vey; really, O.J.?! Well, I guess he’d know what a murderer looks like. Were any ill-fitting gloves ever found? Well, I guess O.J. could always council Baskin on …

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Real leaders lead from the front

March 2020 Re: Premier uses own truck to pick up donated masks amid the COVID-19 crisis” (Antonella Artuso Toronto Sun, 31 March): How many other politicians, Wuhan coronavirus pandemic or not, would have gone to pick up essential supplies like these masks and hand sanitizer, on their own initiative, using their own vehicle and without …

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What will we do next time?

March 2020 As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to ravage Canada and the world, my thoughts are now turning to what we will do when the inevitable next pandemic comes to our shores. This pandemic has not only been ravaging the physical and mental health of Canadians, but also ravaging our economy and public institutions like …

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When being racist and xenophobic, isn’t being racist and xenophobic

March 2020 I’m confused. A few weeks ago it was considered racist and xenophobic to close the borders. Now it’s OK?! In closing down the border, this also means the now-officially-designated unofficial and illegal Point-of-Entry at Roxham Road, the one where RCMP officers act as bellhops instead of police officers, is finally being shut down. …

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You can still support Indie bands during the pandemic

March 2020 As we all try to survive in this era of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, where many are seeing their income cut or eliminated due to being laid-off or because you’re an independent contractor, don’t forget about the hard-working musicians who play the music we all love to hear. It’s a great misconception that …

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