The View from the Firing Line

It was finally good to see that the President of the United States of America (or POTUS as he is lovingly referred to south of the 49th) was coming for his trumped up visit to Canada after all the delays and trouble inside his country wallowing in absolute turmoil....

The View from the Firing Line

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation seems to have suffered an epiphany, that “Aha!” moment when the light finally goes on. I was watching the CBC news network last evening when “The National” came on. One of their episodes was a commentary on the following: “The...

The View from the Firing Line

Diversity, equity and inclusion seem to be the catch phrases of the day. We constantly hear that Canadians need more of the above and one can’t refute that idea at all. What I don’t understand is, why do we need to push for something that should come naturally to a...

The View from the Firing Line

An article in the National Post on 23 February, 2023 by Tom Blackwell discusses a case of a Milton man being charged under Canada’s Criminal Code after shooting one of four men who broke into their home and tried to assault his mother. A discussion of the legal system...

The View from the Firing Line

This just in from a post on the CBC News web site of 16 February, 2023: “A student was rushed to hospital in critical condition Thursday after a shooting outside a northwest Toronto high school, police and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) say”. Apparently the...

The View from the Firing Line

Note that the views of the writer do not necessarily represent the views of the membership or its Board From an editorial piece in the Toronto Sun, 16 January, 2023 describing a letter sent to Prime Minister Trudeau states, in part,: “The unanimous call by Canada’s 10...