It is, for better or worse, a document Donald Trump can live with.
At first blush, the World Happiness Report, released on Monday, would appear to be a frivolous document, but it's quite important. Its content is not so much about the ranking of nations as how and why they are ranked, and what exactly makes their citizens happy.
Long before the term "fake news" barged into the popular lexicon, a niche version of it was quietly infecting the scientific community. It consisted of journals that published fact-bereft mush as legitimate research, assuming few would notice the absence of intellectual rigour or actual evidence.
Parks Canada is held in high regard for its ability to protect special natural spaces for future generations. The federal agency has a difficult mandate in ensuring wild areas aren't trampled by too many visitors and commercial intrusion, while at the same time making sure Canadians are aware of the wonders that await them in their backyards.
A lot of Californians are mad as hell. Some even say they're not going to take it anymore.
Canadians don't need to be card-carrying Conservatives to hope that the party gets it right in selecting a new leader.
When Angela Merkel threw open Germany's borders to migrants pouring into Europe to escape Mideast chaos, she made both a generous gesture and a serious mistake, from which Canada should learn.
The Ontario Liberals are using little imagination in their plan to lower electricity bills. To achieve a 17 per cent cut this summer, the government will simply do what it has done for the better part of the past decade -- push the expense down the road while creating additional debt.
Ontario Attorney General Yasir Naqvi’s proposal to eliminate preliminary inquiries in most criminal trials sounds bolder than it is. But let’s give him points for trying.