Jane Stannus

A culinary tour of southern France and northern Spain

19 October 2023 2:51 pm

If I’d known what a whole monkfish looks like, I would never have ordered it. It was only weeks later…

Canada’s parents are taking to the streets

24 September 2023 7:34 pm

In the biggest demonstration since the Freedom Convoy, large numbers of Canadian families and supporters took to the streets across…

In praise of the Moscow mule

19 August 2023 11:16 am

If called upon to declare the seven greatest cocktails of all time — a Magnificent Seven, as it were —…

Climate change didn’t cause Canada’s wildfires

9 June 2023 11:52 am

Is the hazy stuff out there smoke billowing down from Québec, or hot air emitted from smoggy-brained politicians and journalists?…

In praise of burnt Basque cheesecake

24 April 2023 1:25 am

Spring, as Chaucer pointed out, occasionally has the curious effect of making people “long on pilgrimage to go / And…

Don’t spare us the asparagus

3 April 2023 5:08 am

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts, or so said Charles Lamb in an essay about grace before meals. Other vegetables had come…

Did China influence the Canadian elections for Trudeau?

5 March 2023 10:50 pm

It’s been a sticky couple of weeks for Canada’s natural governing party, as the Liberals like to call themselves. Anonymous…

What Lenten fasting has in common with Tough Mudder

18 February 2023 9:00 am

The prospect of meatless Lenten days does not thrill me

The truth slips out about Justin Trudeau’s euthanasia regime

14 February 2023 12:59 am

Two cheers for a brief hiatus in the Canadian stampede towards suicide for all. Earlier this month, David Lametti, Justin…

Justin Trudeau’s strange defence of his protest crackdown 

28 November 2022 1:00 am

On Friday, Justin Trudeau made his much-anticipated appearance before the Canadian Public Order Emergency Commission, where he gave testimony about…

The barbarism of Canada’s euthanasia regime

2 November 2022 1:52 pm

“After a recent experience caring for a patient receiving medical assistance in dying, I felt distressed and uncomfortable. How should…

Where's the outrage over Trudeau's trip to Britain?

8 March 2022 6:00 pm

As Justin Trudeau waltzed through the UK, visiting Boris Johnson and the Queen, did anyone spare a thought for Canadians…

Trudeau's totalitarian turn

16 February 2022 3:00 am

It was the hot tub that did it. Photos of Canadian convoy supporters relaxing in a hot tub on a…

GoFundMe betrays the Canadian truckers

6 February 2022 2:32 am

Under pressure from the Canadian government, GoFundMe has decided to withhold $9 million of the funds raised by the truckers’ Freedom Convoy ($1…

Canada’s peaceful anti-mandate protesters keep on truckin’

3 February 2022 4:02 am

Canada’s Liberal government is getting frustrated. They’ve tried everything and still the Freedom Convoy is camped out in front of…

The mystery of Canada’s indigenous mass graves

23 January 2022 3:22 am

When a young anthropologist claimed in late May 2021 that she had discovered 215 unmarked graves near the Kamloops Residential…

middle america

The trouble with alienating Middle America

12 January 2021 2:22 am

You’ve got to admire the left. Granted, they own the internet, the media, the courts (apparently) and now the government,…

showers

Donald Trump has made showers great again

21 December 2020 12:28 am

President Donald Trump is the best. I already thought he was great, but I became even more convinced of his…