Rob Ford and the Charter

[Originally published in The Montreal Gazette, January 21st, 2014] Oh no. A new Rob Ford video is out. Can we please talk about real things? Like the Quebec public servants wearing Chadors? … oh, there are exactly zero cases of that. Ok then, about the waves of invasion from Islamostanabia? … hm, non-existent too. Then…

Permanent damage

Some of the damage that the Harper Conservatives have done is semi-permanent. – We may never again have a long-gun registry; no government in the next thirty-fifty years will want to take that on. What a double-waste: the initial mismanagement cost us $1 Billion, then the Harperites flush that down the toilet too.