Northern Reflections: A Northern Trump

  Susan Riley writes that Trumpism has infected Canadian politics: Something strange has been happening in Canadian politics since the Trump contagion to the south. Voters elect a mostly reasonable, often affable, Member of Parliament only to discover, as they watch their MP climb the leadership ladder, that they are

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Northern Reflections: Overwhelmed

One step forward and two steps backward. When it comes to COVID, that’s the pattern. Ontario is once again repeating that pattern. Bruce Arthur writes: Four days after the chief medical officer of health presented a plan to reopen physical schools, schools are back online for at least two weeks.

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Northern Reflections: A Dismal Response

Our political class, Andrew Nikiforuk writes, have learned nothing from COVID: Three weeks ago Omicron, a variant more transmissible than TikTok, started another global conflagration. And thanks in part to the connectivity of global elites who insist upon uninterrupted long-range travel, the variant has now started roaring fires in more

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Northern Reflections: Our Own Nutbars

Canadians have been horrified by American politicians like Lauren Boebert and Marjorie Taylor Greene proudly spouting unadulterated stupidity. Now one of our own has taken to Facebook to prove the truth of Mark Twain’s admonition that it is better to have people think you’re stupid than to open your mouth

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Northern Reflections: Nader On Trump

The outline for a fascist takeover in the United States is clear for all to see. Ralph Nader writes: Getting ready for 2024, the Georgia GOP legislature has stripped the election-certifying Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger, of his authority to oversee future election certifications. The legislature has also given itself

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