The Latest From David Menzies
May 23, 2016
Today is Victoria Day in every Canadian province and territory (excluding Quebec, of course). For most Canadian kids, Victoria Day is Fireworks Day. For adults, it's the May 2-4 Weekend and the unofficial start of summer.
May 22, 2016
Parents at a Toronto school who had a big problem with Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum have been placated. So what’s special about this particular school?
May 21, 2016
I’m not much of a basketball fan though the Raptors are the talk of Hogtown these days. But I’m not talking about their game, but rather, about their glorification of graffiti.
May 16, 2016
As the snow recedes across Canada, we’re greeted by the sight of green grass, colourful flowers, and tons of litter. Coke cans, Big Mac wrappers, Timmy’s cups -- vacant lots become makeshift garbage dumps.
May 15, 2016
Who’d have thought Superman’s most daunting foe wouldn’t be Lex Luthor or Brainiac, but Playstation and the Internet? Today’s Grade Three demographic isn’t interested in reading about the X-Men, preferring to spend hours glued to an X-box.
May 14, 2016
I waited to rant about the infuriating case of honour student Shawn Soucy’s expulsion from school, hoping that sanity would prevail and Quebec’s Riverside School Board would reverse its decision, but no such luck.
May 09, 2016
Remember when human rights were about concepts like freedom and liberty, before the business of human rights became a racket? Now it’s a rigged deck with unelected, unaccountable social justice warrior bureaucrats holding all the cards.
May 08, 2016
In some parts of the world like the Middle East, it ain’t easy being gay. Over there you’re better off staying in the closet unless you’re in Israel, the one country where you can be openly gay safely. Inexplicably, that’s the country condemned by leftwing nut-bars from Queers Against Israeli Apartheid.
May 07, 2016
A scoop by Toronto Sun reporter Jenny Yuen revealed that if a consumer doesn’t want to pay for booze at an LCBO store, they don’t have to! Thieves walk into Liquor Corruption Bureaucracy of Ontario stores, fill their bags with high-end hooch then leave without paying - in full view of employees.
May 02, 2016
Years ago when I was editor of a food service industry magazine, I learned the restaurant trade is perhaps the toughest business in the world. It’s both capital and labour intensive, and rife with factors that can torpedo a restaurant owner.