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Peter Worthington

Co-founder of the Toronto Sun

Peter Worthington is a co-founder of the <em>Toronto Sun</em> and was its editor-in-chief for 12 years and is now a columnist. Prior to that, for 15 years at the <em>Toronto Telegram</em> he covered mostly international crises, wars and revolutions, and opened the first Canadian newspaper bureau in Moscow. <br> <br> In WWII he was an air gunner with the Fleet Air Arm, and in the Korean war a platoon commander with the Princess Patricias. He has a B.A. from UBC, a journalism degree from Carleton University, and four National Newspaper Awards and one Citation. He is married, has three kids and six grandchildren and usually prefers animals to people.
CBC's Tax Dollars Cost Canadians Too

CBC's Tax Dollars Cost Canadians Too Much

By keeping salaries secret, gratuities secret, entertainment costs secret, travel costs secret, absentee costs secret, the CBC is violating its mandate and should be an embarrassment for every CBC employee.
09/06/2011 05:13 EDT
Why French Won't Matter for Harper's New

Why French Won't Matter for Harper's New Spokesman

Voters in Quebec wobble all over the place, so perhaps the appointment of Angelo Persichilli, as new Director of Communications, is a message to Quebec voters to make up their minds about where their future lies.
09/05/2011 03:57 EDT
Mark Steyn's Wishful Thinking About a Doomed

Mark Steyn's Wishful Thinking About a Doomed U.S.

Despite what Mark Steyn says about the U.S. as a nation of debt carriers, it still has more aircraft carriers than any country and can protect itself. The essential strength of America is that it's a free country with free speech and economic opportunity. And it's filled with Americans.
09/01/2011 05:28 EDT