Canada

The other terrorists we have trouble naming

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Naming terror David Cameron and the BBC argued over what to call the terror group most papers refer to as…

Life after Vera: Patrick Gale’s hero finds happiness towards the end of the Saskatchewan line

21 March 2015 9:00 am

Patrick Gale’s first historical novel is inspired by a non-story, a gap in his own family record. His great-grandfather Harry…

Mark Steyn: a hairy, successful version of myself, says Julie Burchill

3 January 2015 9:00 am

For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure, Mark Steyn is sort of a hairy, successful version of me—…

Portrait of the week

1 November 2014 9:00 am

Home The last British combat troops turned over Camp Bastion in Helmand to Afghan forces and withdrew from Afghanistan after…

David Frum’s diary: When Hamas shoots at Israel, they’re shooting at my kid

9 August 2014 9:00 am

 Wellington, Ontario A British visitor to this village might be disoriented by the flags. They look almost exactly like the…

Alice Munro won't let her Nobel go to her head — that's why she's a true Canadian writer

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Alice Munro may be the most Canadian writer in the world. That’s why Canadians can’t quite believe her achievement

419 by Will Ferguson - review

7 September 2013 9:00 am

The term ‘419’ is drawn from the article in the Nigerian penal code that addresses fraud. However, it has transcended…

Congratulations, Rob Ford: you’ve finally made me despise you

25 May 2013 9:00 am

Toronto’s Rob Ford denies taking crack. But what he doesn’t deny is colourful enough

Why Mark Carney’s Canadian success story may be about to fall apart

25 May 2013 9:00 am

Is the new Bank of England governor an economic genius, or just a man who’s jumping at exactly the right time?

My battle with Britain's mean, ineffective immigration system

27 April 2013 9:00 am

‘Controlling immigration’ means being rude to foreigners — as I found out