The minimum wage gap between neighboring Canadian provinces is widening.
Or Dominion Day, if you prefer.
So if you are a small town in Washington state, how do you increase your population by 36% and your tax revenue two to five times that of other comparable sized municipalities? Economic magic? Nope; just be located close to the border and be thankful for Canadian Amazon shoppers flooding in for parcel pickup.
The US, Canada, and Mexico!
A book written for book reviewers
I used to think Target was way cooler than it’s rival Walmart. I don’t think that way anymore.
Today, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo received a military procession and funeral in Hamilton, Ontario. Firsthand impressions from the crowd.
God Bless America.
Close to home and far away, this week’s subject is uncommon indeed.
In which Burt Likko envies Canada for its annual commemoration of courts expanding individual rights.
Erik will be happy: Canada is getting rid of the penny. A loonie for your thoughts?
A few days ago ago I tweeted this line: “Secession is the decision to step out of an existing political order, so it’s a category error to try to justify it legally.” Obviously I’m not going to solve all of the problems of a burgeoning sub-discipline of political philosophy with a single tweet. But it…
~by Jonathan McLeod I was 13. I couldn’t fathom that my sister’s life could be worth any less than mine. I would never have thought that the girls I knew and loved, friends like Kim and Andrea and Mandy, should be erased, simply because they were girls. I never would have thought a man would…
Will global warming help make our Northern neighbor into a superpower?
Okay people. It’s time for all of you to pile on Scott and Chris. Turns out they’re the bad guys in the whole climate change kerfuffle:
Scott’s long and deeply-felt reflection on American gun culture is worth reading in full, and I certainly understand why an outsider would find our collective infatuation with things that go ‘boom’ baffling or even dangerous. As a card-carrying coastal elite, I also suspect my views on personal firearms are closer to Scott’s than to most…