Gay film festival shines with diversity

Diversity isn’t a problem at the Making Scenes film festival — it’s a bonus, writes Sally Goldberg.

At first glance, the gay and lesbian community appears to be building its own Tower of Babel.
There are transexuals and bisexuals. There are sadomasochistic lesbians, homosexual couples with families, and confused teenagers, to name a few. They’re all under the same umbrella, all trying to have their voices heard. read more

Continue reading

Federal bureaucrats have Pablum for brains

Matter of opinion

By Jason Brooks

The trouble with the Canadian government is it isn’t Zellers. The fools who run it think the lowest price should be against the law.

If you’ve visited the baby-food aisle of your local store lately, you may have noticed prices are higher than just a few months ago and there’s now a jarred baby-food monopoly in Canada — thanks to the Canadian government. read more

Continue reading

Let teachers teach

Since Bill 160 reared its ugly head last year, teachers and the province have been sparring over two contentious issues resulting from the legislation: instruction time and, believe it or not, what actually constitutes instruction.

But the dirty details of Bill 160 alone aren’t to blame for the current upheaval in Ontario’s classrooms — and both sides know it. read more

Continue reading