Walk along the river to the new school, and you’ll see why people stay. At dusk, the light plays off the ripples in the water
Michael Bolen is news editor at The Huffington Post Canada and previously worked as politics editor. Before moving to HuffPost, he edited and wrote on everything from quantum physics to reality TV to Parliamentary procedure for Yahoo! Canada and the National Post. He can be found on Twitter under <a href="https://twitter.com/MichaelBolen" rel="nofollow">@MichaelBolen</a>.
The former teacher gives the minister a failing grade.
01/22/2015 04:42 EST
As a wave of protests against police brutality toward African Americans sweeps across America, many Canadians are once again
12/09/2014 04:47 EST
Jesse Brown doesn't mince words. The man who was the first to report on Jian Ghomeshi's "leave of absence" from the CBC -- which
10/27/2014 08:32 EDT
The Conservative Party's latest attack on Justin Trudeau is missing some pretty important information. The new commercial
10/20/2014 02:12 EDT
Stephen Harper said Friday that Canada will bomb ISIS in Syria if it receives permission from the government of Bashar al
10/03/2014 06:03 EDT
In a segment aired on Sun News Network last week, Levant alleged that the groom and father of the bride likely did not appreciate
09/24/2014 10:55 EDT
Legendary rocker Randy Bachman said Stephen Harper didn't get permission from him or his publisher to use his classic "Takin
09/15/2014 03:38 EDT
John McCain revived fears last night that the Canadian border is "porous" and would make an easy entry point for attacks
09/11/2014 11:08 EDT
MacKay was photographed alongside NFA employee Ericka Clarke and Canadian Forces veteranKurtis Gaucher. On Facebook, Clarke
08/27/2014 03:28 EDT
It’s like the Fourth of July ... but better.
06/30/2014 02:11 EDT
Maybe some people just aren't meant to fly. When I heard that flyboarding was coming to Toronto, I knew I had to try it. Who
06/20/2014 09:24 EDT
Those who suggest changes to the health care system are generally met with cries of "treason" and are invited to move south of the border. The superiority of our model to that of the U.S. has become such a part of our national identity that we've become reticent to experiment with new ideas. Calls for reform invariably spark fears of a plot to put an end to the free system and make us more like the Americans. So we're better than The United States, but should we really aim so low?
06/17/2014 01:55 EDT
Many Ontarians took to Twitter Thursday to post proud photos of their election ballots. Elections Ontario was not pleased
06/12/2014 06:46 EDT
If you've been anywhere near Facebook this week you've probably already seen that your old Canadian $2 bills are now magically
06/11/2014 08:59 EDT
Is eating meat OK? Is there any way to justify mowing down on this plate of pork cheeks? These were the questions I was forced to confront when I dined recently at one of those downtown Toronto eateries populated with pretty people nibbling on pickled pig parts. My conclusion? I don't eat meat because it's moral. I eat it because it's delicious. Life is just too short to worry about the ethics of everything. And sometimes being bad just feels too good.
06/04/2014 06:24 EDT
Did Tim Hudak and Ontario's Progressive Conservatives skip math class? The PC leader has a master's degree in economics, but
06/04/2014 01:11 EDT
What if Edward Snowden was Canadian? Would his sacrifice have been for naught? The government is spying on Canadians without warrants and nobody seems to care. As a child, I was taught that a democracy cannot invade the privacy of its citizens without consulting a court. As an adult, I fear we are no longer living in a democracy. But Canadians are not powerless. It's time to get angry.
05/21/2014 02:04 EDT
Crack, cocaine, booze, attention -- the mayor appears to love them all. But it's the lies that concern me the most. At this point, Ford has lied so much, about so many things, that Toronto wouldn't come to his aid if there was an entire pack of wolves at his door. Then again, we don't even know where his door is. When Ford announced last week that he was headed to rehab, Toronto let out a sigh of relief. A week later, we're wondering if he's even in rehab at all.
05/07/2014 07:51 EDT
What did Employment Minister Jason Kenney mean when he said the Irish were culturally compatible with Canada? While in Dublin
05/06/2014 10:20 EDT
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