Montreal

Health care: Let’s make a deal!

My View of Our Montreal The federal government and the provinces and territories have been squabbling about health care financing for months. The provinces are demanding that Ottawa increase its Canada Health...
Montreal’s municipal elections

Montreal’s municipal elections

“Oh Hell! I never vote for anybody. I always vote against everyone!  …  W.C. Fields With little more than a month to go before the next municipal election, several candidates have already noticed that many of...
Dominique Anglade

Dominique Anglade’s not so quiet revolution

During a recent interview, Québec’s Liberal leader Dominique Anglade told The Montrealer that Québec’s Liberal party is the only choice for anybody who wants to live in a modern and progressive province that’s ...
Trump voters

Who are the Trump voters?

That’s My View Peter Blaikie From the moment he walked down the escalator in Trump Tower, with Melania by his side, it seemed inconceivable to me that the Americans would be so self-destructive as to ele...
Peter Blaikie

Weakening Democracy in the full light of day

The Washington Post uses the slogan Democracy Dies in Darkness. Given the fact that, in many of the world’s most democratic countries, and to varying degrees, democracy is in retreat, a more appropriate slogan ...