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LILLEY: Throne speech shows Trudeau learned nothing in election

LILLEY: Throne speech shows Trudeau learned nothing in election

It was, in some ways, a throne speech from out of this world, at least when it comes to how the Governor General views things. Astronaut turned vice-regal Julie Payette added a line to the Trudeau
BATRA BATTLEGROUND:  On the hot seat, does Stephen Lecce pass or fail?

BATRA BATTLEGROUND: On the hot seat, does Stephen Lecce pass or fail?

WATCH ABOVE as the Toronto Sun’s Editor-in-Chief Adrienne Batra sits down with Education Minister Stephen Lecce asking him how he thinks his government can get a deal with the teachers. What do YOU
AGAR: Tory’s new tax flies in face of his election promises

AGAR: Tory’s new tax flies in face of his election promises

Toronto Mayor John Tory says he will raise property taxes for dedicated transit and housing projects. During the last municipal election, while Tory was warning the community that if we were to elect
BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s secret Aga Khan vacation still has much to be judged

BONOKOSKI: Trudeau’s secret Aga Khan vacation still has much to be judged

As Parliament resumes, veteran newsman Peter Kent vows to get to the bottom of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rather excellent but also rather dodgy 2016 Christmas vacation with family and friends to

Thou Shalt Not Covet

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Marriage and Pregnancy Reduce Crime

There’s a general assumption in public policy discourse that economic policy and social policy are separate universes. When economic policy is the topic, we think... Read More The post Marriage and
LILLEY: Scheer says no more ‘free rides’ for Trudeau

LILLEY: Scheer says no more ‘free rides’ for Trudeau

Andrew Scheer walked into the Conservative caucus meeting on Wednesday afternoon to a warm welcome, a standing ovation, at times they chanted his name. The tension that dominated the first caucus

Hollywood Socialism

Hollywood is now obsessing about increasing ethnic and gender diversity. Good. There’s been nasty racial and gender discrimination in the movie business. Unfortunately, Hollywood has... Read More The
FATAH: Lessons from London Bridge

FATAH: Lessons from London Bridge

By now most of the world knows of Usman Khan, the man who stabbed 25-year-old Jack Merritt and 23-year-old Saskia Jones to death during an event meant for prisoner rehabilitation. The fact that Khan
HOT MIC, HOT MESS: Why Trudeau needs to start making nice with Trump

HOT MIC, HOT MESS: Why Trudeau needs to start making nice with Trump

WATCH ABOVE as the Sun’s Editor-in-Chief Adrienne Batra has some advice for world leaders around open mics. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube
BONOKOSKI: Tough talk at NATO summit as Trudeau prepares for new Parliament

BONOKOSKI: Tough talk at NATO summit as Trudeau prepares for new Parliament

There was not a lot of love in the air at the NATO summit in Great Britain, the low point — or perhaps the high point — for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was being called “two-faced” by U.S. President
FUREY: Trudeau’s ‘Mean Girls’ act pushes U.S. away when we need them the most

FUREY: Trudeau’s ‘Mean Girls’ act pushes U.S. away when we need them the most

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s caught-on-camera mocking of U.S. President Donald Trump is and isn’t a big deal. It depends on how you look at it. The clip of Trudeau seen in a ‘Mean Girls’ gaggle
LILLEY: ‘Two-faced’ Trudeau’s screw up with Trump could cost us

LILLEY: ‘Two-faced’ Trudeau’s screw up with Trump could cost us

The reaction was swift and it was as blunt as you might expect from U.S. President Donald Trump. “He’s two-faced,” Trump said of our own Justin Trudeau. Trump was reacting to comments the prime

Fraud in Higher Education

This year’s education scandal saw parents shelling out megabucks to gain college admittance for their children. Federal prosecutors have charged more than 50 people with... Read More The post Fraud in
LILLEY: Canadian prisoners rot in China while Huawei princess remains virtually free

LILLEY: Canadian prisoners rot in China while Huawei princess remains virtually free

Have pity on Meng Wanzhou. Pray that the heiress to Chinese tech giant Huawei can withstand the hardship of living in a luxurious mansion while her high-priced legal team fights her extradition to the
PASSIFIUME: Toronto could learn from Calgary’s public art pitfalls

PASSIFIUME: Toronto could learn from Calgary’s public art pitfalls

Last month, Mayor John Tory proclaimed 2021 to be Toronto’s “Year of Public Art’ — the first in a 10-year strategy set to go before council this month. While encouraging public displays of culture is

For Chick-fil-A, a Hard Lesson Is Coming

It is a truism that a blackmailer is rarely satisfied. Once the payoffs start, there often is no end to them. The Chick-fil-A fast-food chain is about... Read More The post For Chick-fil-A, a Hard
OPINION: What’s next for Ontario’s cannabis industry?

OPINION: What’s next for Ontario’s cannabis industry?

BY ROCCO ROSSI AND PERRIN BEATTY Ontario is at an important crossroads for the province’s burgeoning cannabis industry that has implications for the broader business community, and the country as a
WHEN PREMIERS UNITE: Pipe dreams on the premier agenda & more!

WHEN PREMIERS UNITE: Pipe dreams on the premier agenda & more!

WATCH ABOVE as political columnist Brian Lilley wonders if the premiers are all on the same page when it comes to pipelines. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to subscribe to

The Left’s Revealing Hatred of the Salvation Army

We all know some individuals who are so obviously good and kind that we are certain if anyone were to dislike them, that’s all we... Read More The post The Left’s Revealing Hatred of the Salvation