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,…


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…