Day: 1 April 2024

The Ironies of Life in Canada on Easter Weekend

TORONTO – Easter Week is the holiest week of the year for practicing Christians and, one might venture with some legitimacy, Catholic Christians in particular. Good Friday, preceding Easter Sunday, is, even by lapsed Catholics, the most important day of the year for their religion. It seems to have slipped by the attention of the Prime Minister and his staff – nary a discernable message from the office of he who says is Catholic. Wonder why? 


Canada, $1 billion to new national school food program

TORONTO – Jagmeet orders, Justin executes. As already happened with the Dental Care Plan and Pharmacare, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau immediately fell into line when the leader of the NDP, Jagmeet Singh (who is keeping the minority Liberal government alive), invited the executive to respect the promise made during the 2021 election campaign but never kept: to finance a new national school food program.  (more…)