The friendly Commonwealth Games
The 20th Commonwealth Games are now underway in Glasgow, Scotland, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Quebec's proliferation of festivals
Woodstock en Beauce celebrated its 20th anniversary this year, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Quebec City's English paper a survivor
In a city stocked with beautiful, interesting and historic buildings, the five-story gem located at perhaps the busiest corner in Old Quebec doesn't attract much attention, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Canadian hockey Kings
As of this writing, the Los Angeles Kings have either already quaffed from their second Stanley Cup or are on the verge of closing out the New York Rangers, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Remembering the forgotten Empress
The Titanic gets the most attention, what with the epic drama of the 1912 sinking of an incomparable luxury liner, stocked with celebrities, on its maiden voyage.
Canadians among TV conspirators
Call me weird, paranoid, a child of Watergate and Contragate or just a connoisseur of tense political drama, but my current three favorite TV programs are about conspiracies in America, each in a different era of U.S. history, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Hurons gamble on Quebec
When we were kids, our parents took us to visit Sainte Marie among the Hurons, the restoration of the settlement French missionaries built in 1639 in what is now central Ontario, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Canadiens are Canada's team
The National Hockey League playoffs are underway, and for Canadiens fans, many of whom likely reside in the Montreal "suburb" of Plattsburgh, it is a time of hope and joy.
Big shift in Quebec vote
Being a man of science, Philippe Couillard, premier-designate of Quebec, chose to use a geological term (though his field is actually medicine) to describe what happened in Monday's election, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Trench warfare in Quebec elections
I've seen many a Quebec election in my day (I'll skip the "by cracky"), writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
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