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Is the Canada Council Just Funding Hobbies?

Most areas of government funding are being trimmed, so why not arts grants too? A probable reason why the arts program escapes the Finance Minister's knife is because any cuts to the artsy set, results in a nation-wide howl that the Philistines are taking over. But to some, that's seen as public money funding someone's hobby.

'It Was An Attack, Not Journalism'

Margie Gillis still can’t bring herself to watch the controversial interview that sent Canadians into an uproar last month. “I have not been able to revisit the interview. Part of it played in my ear...

The Emergence of a Canadian Culture War

Canadian progressivism has now been sullied in the political arena, married to the electorate's fear of elitism, and exploited by class dynamics where a progressive identity is no longer essential to our Canadian sense of self.