Opinion

Letters to the editor

Our readers write about a recent Anthony Furey column and take issue with an editorial on plastic bottle deposits.

Canada has named civil rights activist Viola Desmond to appear on the country's next bank notes, following moves in the U.S. and U.K. to correct a gender imbalance. (Getty Images)

Learning black history makes us better

Standing in front of an auditorium of mostly white faces, the president of the Ontario Black History Society asked a group of elementary students what they knew of Black History Month. A precocious girl in the first grade raised her hand.

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As info floods in, we must remain vigilant

Politics: is there no escape? Partisan, divisive commentary now dominates nearly every public space. Politico and C-SPAN has spilled into our recreational outlets, flooding comedy, the arts and social media, drawing a tripwire around family dinners and office water cooler.