Suddenly I find myself a former journalist, having, as CBC's Canada Now put it, "retired" from journalism to take a government PR job. This is known in the trade as "crossing over to the dark side",
Parker Barss Donham
While the end of coal and steel is a liberating event for Cape Breton's economy, it doesn't lessen the impact felt by those left behind after the shutdown of Cape Breton's last coal mine Friday.
Canadian governments no longer execute people, but aside from that, the main difference between Bush's decree and Attorney General Anne McLellan's anti-terrorism bill is one of scope: Bush's decree a
The myth that great efficiencies can be achieved by monkeying with the number and size of bureaucratic units - whether in education, healthcare or municipal government - has cast its seductive spell
With so many reporters and editors tied up covering the aftermath of September 11, these media giants could spare no one to assemble the National Opinion Research Center's data into news stories that
Customers who were kept in the dark for a week and a half about their missing mail can be forgiven for suspecting Canada Post was less concerned about timely service than about preventing the job act
Petty pot busts in Canada last year left thousands of youngsters with the stigma, and barrier to future employment, of a conviction. They diverted police from real crimes. They propelled hundreds of
A realistic war against terror will make more use of architects, engineers, urban planners, sociologists, computer scientists, and psychologists than police. As a society, we need to think in an orga
Whatever their personal view of nudists or rave dancers, police should respect the law. Their overseers should demand nothing less.
A parade of expert witnesses are wary of the ChrÃ©tien government's anti-terrorism bill, which would allow police to arrest and detain persons suspected of crimes that haven't even taken pl