The Latest From David Menzies
March 19, 2016
Canada will be getting a banknote with a woman on it, other than the Queen that is. She’s been there forever and though she is female, she’s terribly Eurocentric and a monarch so she doesn’t count.
March 14, 2016
I received a magazine in my mailbox that I didn’t ask for but as an Ontario taxpayer, I reluctantly helped pay for called “Health Time”.
March 13, 2016
The TV show Fashion Police is for laughs. They don’t have the power to punish but the Ontario Human Rights Commission does and they want to police businesses to end sexualized dress codes that discriminate against female and transgender employees.
March 12, 2016
If you didn’t get a chance to take part in International Women’s Day this month, all you need to know about it can be gleaned from the poster promoting the Toronto celebration.
March 11, 2016
The City of Ottawa recently held a public event at City Hall celebrating the hijab – an Islamist head-covering many Muslim women consider oppressive. An organization calling itself, “City for All Women Initiative” asked non-Muslim women in the nation’s capital to offer support for the hijab by wearing one regardless of their faith, to show solidarity.
March 06, 2016
It’s not crazy to expect that if a nation gains admission to an international human rights council, that nation should actually demonstrate a commitment to human rights, yet that’s not the case at the United Nations.
March 05, 2016
Our Nanny State Ninny Award for February goes to Toronto school board “equity officials” lobbying the provincial government and directors of education to change school dress codes.
March 04, 2016
In the most recent issue of Blue Line, a trade magazine for and about law enforcement, there’s a somewhat fascinating back-page column penned by Anil Anand, an inspector with the Toronto Police Service.
February 28, 2016
Sunday is Oscar night! That’s when the beautiful people of Tinsel-Town take the stage to congratulate each other about how daring and brave they’ve been in tackling the profound social issues of the day.
February 27, 2016
In the months ahead, 150 supermarkets will be allowed to sell Ontario wine, something that’s currently verboten.