The Latest From David Menzies
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.
February 22, 2016
Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children, or "SickKids", is truly world-class -- a place where every day the staff carry out the most important work there is saving the lives of ailing children. What’s not to love?
February 21, 2016
Ontario’s Liberal government is cutting $3,000 cheques for the province’s one-percenters who buy electric cars such as the Tesla.
February 20, 2016
Ontario Social Justice Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that the province will establish an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in all its forms – including individual, systemic and cultural.