The Latest From David Menzies
April 09, 2016
Our Nanny State Ninny Award for March goes to the Peel District School Board. Students at four Peel Region schools were looking forward to trips to Europe this year until the school board cancelled those excursions due to safety concerns about terrorism.
April 06, 2016
To virtually nobody’s surprise, ex-CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was recently found not guilty of a variety of charges ranging from sexual assault to overcoming resistance by choking.
April 03, 2016
Did you have a happy Easter despite British chocolate maker Cadbury removing the word “Easter” from its Easter eggs? Christians immediately took to the streets, blowing up candy stores and beheading Cadbury executives. Oh wait. No they didn’t.
April 02, 2016
Thousands of country music fans were delighted when Garth Brooks flew into Hamilton to perform four sold-out concerts but not all were pleased when hundreds of Syrian refugees were temporarily displaced from their Hamilton hotel rooms to accommodate the Garth fans.
March 27, 2016
It seems you just can’t crack a joke these days without some sensitive hothouse flower being mortally offended. Has the time come to implement a moratorium on humour and comedy?
March 26, 2016
Can you imagine a municipal bylaw that would prevent gossiping, or rumour-mongering? Enter the “Polite Police” at Saskatoon City Council who recently proposed an anti-bullying bylaw that would make Saskatoon a kinder, gentler place . . . or else!
March 25, 2016
It’s been a few days since the passing of former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and though he was battling a cruel form of cancer and wasn’t responding to treatment, I was still shocked. I thought if anyone could beat insurmountable odds, it was Rob Ford.
March 21, 2016
Another act of Islamic terrorism on Canadian soil the other day, this one taking place at an Armed Forces recruitment office in Toronto. Accused knifeman Ayanle Hassan Ali tried to make a political point by stabbing a couple of Canadian military personnel.
March 20, 2016
Did you have a good Earth Hour Saturday night? You know, that 60 minutes when we were supposed to flick off the lights, pull the plug, and party like it was 1799?
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.