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A question of honour

‘What turns cosseted princes into steely-eyed warriors, prepared to die for Queen and country?’ After much hand-wringing and soul-searching by others, but with no apparent...

Quebec’s creepy new curriculum

An often-quoted Jesuit maxim boasts, “Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man.” Only seven? Amateurs! Since September...

Advice for a would-be journalist

In a few weeks I will mark my fifth anniversary as a columnist for the Post. I still have to pinch myself when I...

Male Studies: A proposed curriculum

The 93rd anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge, considered one of Canada’s defining moments as a young nation, was commemorated at the National...

The plight of divorced dads

No other topics I write about so consistently provoke passionate personal response as those dealing with systemic discrimination against men. When, for example, I...

Obama’s language envy

MONTREAL - To celebrate the “European day of languages” last Friday, a Berlin radio station broadcast some of its daily pablum in Latin, its...

Fathers helping fathers

Seven years ago, Ken Sandall’s wife walked out on him with their two young children. At the time, Ken was making $2,250 a month....

An exceptional woman

When news broke of Canada’s first female combat death last week—that of Captain Nichola Goddard in an Afghanistan firefight—Canadians greeted the news in a...

The media’s invisible victims

Heterosexual men can’t catch a break from the media. When they’re aggressors, they’re condemned. When they’re victims, they’re ignored. Conversely, when women—gay or straight—and...

The Christological semiotics of CSI

If, like me, you find the world of the soi-disant Humanities to be a rich source of unintended humour, read on. During this week’s Congress...

Getting them while they’re young

In George Orwell’s dystopian allegory, Animal Farm, the pigs assume governance of a farm the animals have seized from their oppressive human owner. Not...

Jonas - a ‘classic liberal’

There’s a convention in column-writing that makes us shrink from mentioning the accomplishments of our op-ed page confreres. None of us wants to come...

A Lance of my own

International competitions like the Tour de France, or the World Aquatic Championships now in progress in Montreal, motivate kids to take up sport. That’s...

Copenhagen feels like home

Columnist Barbara Kay writes while on the high seas on vacation  THE BALTIC SEA - Woody Allen once had me in stitches with...

It’s not easy being white

Remember the old Kermit the Frog complaint, “It’s not that easy bein’ green”? It’s from a ditty about diversity, in which Kermit proceeds from...