Western efforts to isolate Russia have been underway since Moscow seized Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. Countries like Canada argued that the precedent of altering European borders by force should not be allowed to stand. Russia countered, not illogically, that NATO had already set that precedent in 1999, when it used air power to support Kosovo’s separation from Serbia. … [Read more...] about Canada’s Russia policy raises many questions
It seems unreal that anyone would care about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s socks, or deplore young people for asking him for selfies, or complain that tax dollars cannot be spent on anti-abortion campaigning by religionists, or that government forms say Parents 1 and 2 instead of mother and father. … [Read more...] about Can Canada shake its habit of fighting over tiny things?
In 2015, Edmonton police Const. Daniel Woodall was shot and killed while trying to serve an arrest warrant at the home of a man under investigation for anti-Semitic bullying. Bullets that ripped through the front door also hit a second officer, but he survived. … [Read more...] about Calgary police officer in stable condition after shooting; suspect found dead
They remember the many home runs, stolen bases and amazing outfield catches his father made in the same stadium from the late 1990s until he left in 2002, two years before the Expos moved to Washington D.C. Vladimir Sr. is headed to the baseball Hall of Fame this summer. … [Read more...] about Guerrero Jr.’s walk-off homer lifts Blue Jays over Cardinals in pre-season finale
Several Montreal Canadiens players took batting practice before the Blue Jays, including defenceman Jeff Petry, whose father Dan Petry pitched, mainly for Detroit, in the 1980s. … [Read more...] about Like father, like son: Guerrero Jr. the hero with walkoff homer in Montreal