Canadian culture

Elections and Canadian values

Stephen Harper is no longer the driving force of Canadian politics. Though I’m less than happy with the results of the federal election, it is a relief to be able to say that.

While most Canadians seem glad to see the back of him, the usual gadflies have predictably emerged to salvage what they can of Harper’s reputation in an effort to construe him as some kind of noble, tragic hero. This simply cannot be allowed.

The weight of a nation

On Dec. 30 Hockey Canada announced the roster for the 2010 men’s Olympic hockey team. For weeks, months, even years before the official roster selection…

Canadian content

As I sit, composing these words, cannons rock the air around me, echoing off the buildings about the Manitoba Legislature in epic remembrance. I have…