Here’s a sobering fact: One in four teens involved in a fatal collision tests positive for marijuana.
When we heard about Wexford Collegiate School in Scarborough receiving a cease-and-desist letter for their unlicensed production of Hamilton, we got to wondering.
Donald Trump recently made headlines about how NATO countries are not carrying their fair share of the defence burden. But even President Barack Obama publicly pointed out, in his address to Parliament no less, that Canada should contribute “its full share to common security.”
Whatever hopes Republicans may have had of their candidate salvaging a vestige of respectability from the charred rubble of his presidential campaign, those are now gone.
Get set for Hillary Clinton's blend of qualities -- call it anti-flash, quiet competence, a capacity for unsung hard work -- to take centre stage in candidate selection for the foreseeable future, not just in the United States but everywhere.
Social progress comes in odd ways. Take the case of Ottawa's Algonquin College and the Cleveland Indians.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is showing a taste for old-fashioned Canadian horse trading. She will not support a federal carbon price rising to $50 per tonne, she says, unless Alberta gets a pipeline to tidewater.
Canada's laws governing HIV disclosure are dangerously out of date.
All the world's problems might be solved -- if only there were more hours in a day.
The middle class remains the prize for any politician who wants to be elected, as that strata of society is believed to be the largest, the broadest and the most representative of any nation's values and aspirations.
Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said last week the NDP government is going all in on its plan to reshape the province's electricity system so that 30 per cent of the power used by 2030 comes from renewable forms of energy, such as solar, wind and hydro.
A remarkable event unfolded in Alberta Thursday: For what is likely the first time in that province, the verdict in a Queen's Bench criminal trial was broadcast live.
It's been a long, hot summer of peculiar mysteries, from Belleville's missing mannequins to the sad saga of Ryan Lochte.
There's a deadline looming at your office. Stressed by his workload and afraid of being fired, your colleague starts to panic, breathing rapidly. It might be an anxiety attack.
Back in the late 1990s, when I was with the Ontario Medical Association, I took a group of about half a dozen doctors and an equal number of OMA staff to Washington, D.C., where we attended a campaign school organized by Campaigns & Elections magazine.
Starting next week at Queen's Park, MPPs will be combing through the Liberals' legislation to clean up party donations. Various groups have been giving input over the course of the summer on what the legislation ought to contain.
Alberta might yet become a climate change leader -- not because the NDP government's new climate change plan is moving so quickly but because other provinces are moving so slowly.
Have you spent your summer stubbornly tuning out earnest entreaties from your MP and/or civic-minded do-gooders to spend an evening poking through the federal electoral system in search of a fairer, more representative alternative?
Right now, Hillary Clinton appears to be as unbeatable as Usain Bolt. But there's a good chance that by the time the next summer Olympics roll around, she may not look like such a safe bet.
It wasn't just Ottawa-Vanier that lost its longtime champion on Tuesday. Nor, for that matter, did Mauril Bélanger, who died at age 61 after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, leave behind as his biggest legacy his campaign to change the lyrics of O Canada to be more inclusive. Canada lost a man who, over the course of his career in Parliament