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So between Covid and Mayor Plante’s continuing reduction of parking spaces and traffic lanes, is this finally the time to allow “Right on Red” and bring Montreal in line with most other North American cities? Summer seems to be the time for experiments in this city. And we’ve seen some bad o…

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The most ancient of hatreds, that against the Jews, did not go into lockdown and did not self-isolate during Covid. Just before the pandemic hit, the League for Human Rights released it’s annual survey of anti-semitic incidents for 2019. It demonstrated a doubling of incidents nationally and…

James McGill’s statue is one of the latest targets of those who seek to eliminate anyone whom they view as being the least bit tainted by modern day standards. In reality, McGill’s fortune came from the fur trade, land speculation, as well as a financially advantageous marriage. However, of … Read more

This is a challenge to all elected representatives in the region in which many of my friends and I reside. I know most of you, in one way or another, personally. I am asking in all humility but out of a sense of duty, that you, in your respective forum of governance make a concrete move towa… Read more

Finance Minister Bill Morneau testified before a Commons committee last week about his role in the WE Charity scandal. In his opening statement, he disclosed that on the morning of his testimony he repaid $41,000 of in-country travel expenses incurred during two WE-sponsored trips to review … Read more

This is a challenge to all elected representatives in the region in which many of my friends and I reside. I know most of you, in one way or another, personally. I am asking in all humility but out of a sense of duty, that you, in your respective forum of governance make a concrete move towa… Read more

Bravo to David McMillan. His assessment of Valerie Plante’s administration as “authoritarian” is quite accurate. No doubt his valid criticism of the Plante administration’s ill thought out “project” for removal of parking did not fall on deaf ears (for a change). His reference to next year’s… Read more