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TOWHEY: Maybe it’s too easy to shoot down an airliner

TOWHEY: Maybe it’s too easy to shoot down an airliner

How do you shoot down a civilian passenger jet on a scheduled flight with a military surface-to-air missile – by accident? Far too easily, it would appear. If you’re my age, you may remember watching
LILLEY: Ontario’s job market booms

LILLEY: Ontario’s job market booms

The Ford government is crowing about the latest job numbers and I don’t blame them. The province is doing well and has lots to brag about — even if there are some problems on the horizon. Ontario’s

Pelosi Is Realizing Impeachment Was a Mistake

America is the midst of an imaginary impeachment standoff between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “Both have drawn firm lines... Read More The post Pelosi Is
MACKAY: Canadians strong, courageous in wake of deadly plane crash

MACKAY: Canadians strong, courageous in wake of deadly plane crash

Our country is mourning the loss of 63 Canadians and the dozens more who were bound for Canada on Flight 752 to visit family and friends. They were students, academics, newlyweds, young families and
OPINION: Why Canada should look to Taiwan

OPINION: Why Canada should look to Taiwan

By Brett Byers and Brandon Purcell Canadians have heard the warnings about foreign interference, particularly when it comes to elections. From Russian activity in the 2016 US election, to China’s
LILLEY: If missile took down plane, blame lies solely with Iran

LILLEY: If missile took down plane, blame lies solely with Iran

The radar switched on, the missiles fired and suddenly 176 people were killed. It’s likely a mistake we are told. That’s what the intelligence reports from the Americans, as well as Canada’s own
BONOKOSKI: Uncertain contenders kicking the tires to replace Scheer

BONOKOSKI: Uncertain contenders kicking the tires to replace Scheer

Out of all the potential contenders who might enter the race to replace Andrew Scheer as Conservative leader, the one the Trudeau Liberals truly can’t stand is the pesky Pierre Poilievre, who looks
EPSTEIN’S SEEDY CIRCLE WIDENS: Latest on accused pedophile

EPSTEIN’S SEEDY CIRCLE WIDENS: Latest on accused pedophile

WATCH ABOVE as Toronto Sun crime columnist Brad Hunter gives Jane Stevenson an update on Epstein and who might get dragged into testify. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to
HANSON: Iran’s options in showdown with America are all bad

HANSON: Iran’s options in showdown with America are all bad

BY VICTOR DAVIS HANSON After losing its top strategist, military commander and arch-terrorist, Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian theocracy is weighing responses. One, Iran can quiet down and cease
HASSAN: Sexual violence a serious problem in Indian subcontinent

HASSAN: Sexual violence a serious problem in Indian subcontinent

We live in a polarized world. While our lives in a nation like Canada are, in general, secure and fulfilling, people in developing countries continue to face shortfalls in affluence, career
IRAN IS ‘STANDING DOWN’: President gives Iran an out

IRAN IS ‘STANDING DOWN’: President gives Iran an out

WATCH ABOVE as political columnist Anthony Furey looks at U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to Iran after American military bases were bombed in Iraq. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us!
GOLDSTEIN: Huawei and China have friends in high places

GOLDSTEIN: Huawei and China have friends in high places

Wednesday’s Globe and Mail report that potential Conservative leadership contender Jean Charest is giving legal advice to Huawei Technologies on the Meng Wanzhou extradition case and its campaign to
BONOKOSKI: Both sides boast, an airliner crashes in Tehran, and all’s well

BONOKOSKI: Both sides boast, an airliner crashes in Tehran, and all’s well

U.S. President Donald Trump, surrounded by Vice-President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his top military commanders, indicated Wednesday that Iran is “standing down” in its
History teaches us to act now on climate

History teaches us to act now on climate

By Stephen Jarislowsky, Special to Postmedia Network I left war-torn Europe in 1941, at the age of 15, in a ship headed for North America. In 1944, I was drafted into the U.S. army and sent to the
FATAH: Caught between the Devil and the Deep Sea

FATAH: Caught between the Devil and the Deep Sea

The 2020s began almost the same way the preceding decade 2010 started — Islamic terrorism waging war on the rest of us, with America profiting from each conflagration. On New Year’s Day, 2010, a

FUREY: Iran is withholding the black box – as Canadians we can’t tolerate that

What a difference 24 hours can make. When Canadians woke up Tuesday they would have found that one of the top political talkers was what to make of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new facial hair. The
LILLEY: CBC wants more money to broadcast less Canadian content

LILLEY: CBC wants more money to broadcast less Canadian content

Imagine that you ran a business where you gave a key employee a raise — not a small one but a significant pay hike — and the worker turned around and said that he or she should do less work for more
SALTZMAN: Gadgets galore at the 2020 CES

SALTZMAN: Gadgets galore at the 2020 CES

LAS VEGAS — Too much tech, too little time. Such is the dilemma at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), where more than 4,400 companies showcase tomorrow’s technology today, across nearly 280,000
GUNTER: A significant victory for free speech

GUNTER: A significant victory for free speech

All too often in the past decade or so, universities have become shelters for faculty and students who don’t want to be confronted by ideas that disturb them. Typically, these are left-wing,
MULCAIR: The climate conversation and the Teck Frontier oilsands mine

MULCAIR: The climate conversation and the Teck Frontier oilsands mine

Mark Carney, one of the world’s smartest voices on the economy, had a blunt message over the holidays: the next big market crash could be climate-related. Start evaluating the risks and do something