- Undecided border battles Peter Black writes how history differs depending on what side you grow up hearing it from.
Canadian reefer madness
One wouldn't call Ottawa the latter-day Haight-Ashbury; nor were the damp past two months akin to the Summer of Love, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Free the flow of my grapes
There was a time when "Canadian wine" would have been considered an oxymoron in the order of "Florida maple syrup," writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Back to beach in Quebec City
We've been to Toronto, Canada's largest city, dozens of times, having family there, Canadian columnist Peter Black writes.
Louis Cyr lifted up Quebec
This summer, there's the usual offering of cinema superheroes, what with your men of steel, wolverines, lone rangers and what-not, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Ben Franklin's Canadian adventure
As if Benjamin Franklin didn't get enough recognition, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
That's 'World War Zed,' in Canada
The release of Brad Pitt's blockbuster zombie apocalypse movie has sparked a frenzy in the English-speaking world, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Le Chef's field of dreams
There's an apocryphal story that Maurice Duplessis, who ruled Quebec for nearly 20 years (some say with an iron fist), was such an ardent baseball fan that on his dying day in September 1959, he was wondering if his Yankees had won the night before, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Trouble in Canada's upper house
A few years back, when Mike Duffy was a respected TV journalist and faithful habitué of the Parliamentary press club bar and office party circuit, he was called "senator" because of his (what we thought to be) joking desire to be named to the chamber of "sober second thought," writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
Conservative champion gone
One of the worthless but sentimental things I've collected over the years is a copy of the final edition of the Toronto Telegram, dated Oct. 30, 1971, writes Canadian columnist Peter Black.
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