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  • Black_Peter_2014_cropped.jpg Joe Ryan's mountain vision

    Eventually someone surely would have taken the initiative to turn what the Algonquins called Manitonga Soutana and the locals called Mont Tremblant into a popular outdoor recreational destination, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    February 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Black_Peter_2014_cropped.jpg Montreal's Genie on the courts

    In a land where raquettes de neige (snowshoes) are more popular than raquets (tennis), a young Canadian with classic California surfer girl looks is turning heads on the court.

    January 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Black_Peter_2014_cropped.jpg Columnist's Canada in 1954

    I will depart from my usual discreet journalistic anonymity just this once and offer a few personal reflections on my life as a Canadian, writes columnist Peter Black.

    January 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Prime minister's hockey history

    By my count, President Barack Obama has written three books under his own pen, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    December 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Quebec City displays Holy Door

    It's the first and only such thing in North America: a Holy Door, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    December 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Rouge et Or Tide rolls on

    Much like I probably will never understand the system by which Americans choose their presidents, what with primaries and the electoral college and all, I likely will never understand how Americans decide the best college football team, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    November 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg The 'Pork and Beans War'

    A measure of the obscurity of the last organized military confrontation between British North America and the United States is that there's confusion over the origin of its nickname, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    November 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Reviewing Canadian troops

    It's called Veterans Day south of the border and Remembrance Day in Canada and in other nations in the British Commonwealth and elsewhere around the world, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    November 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Canadian Thanksgiving vs. Halloween

    Besides the date, there are just some minor differences between Thanksgiving in Canada and the United States.

    October 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • peter_black.jpg Ambassadors to Canada

    Bruce Heyman will be the 30th U.S. ambassador to Canada -- when the Senate gets around to confirming his nomination, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.

    October 4, 2013 1 Photo