The sun is shining, the sky is blue and there’s a gentle breeze in the air.
There have been moments over the past few months when I have suddenly had the feeling I exist in an alternate reality.
There is no light at the end of the tunnel for the federal government's catastrophically failed new payroll system, Canada's big public-service unions say, and they want a $75-million fund to help fix the mess.
The streams of people crossing snow-laden fields, risking loss of fingers and life in the cold, have prompted a lively discussion about what to do about migrants circumventing our ports of entries at land borders.
You would have to search long and hard to find a more definitive immigrant pioneer than August Kruger.
Several times this week I’ve been warned by supporters of M-103, the anti-Islamophobia motion being debated in Parliament, that if the motion fails even more Muslim youth will become radicalized.
Hundreds looked on as proud young men, decked out in crisp uniforms, led their parents onto the campus that will help unlock their future.
Where are all the daggers? The nefarious whisper campaigns?
For nearly two years, a potentially transformative review of Ontario's labour laws has been underway by two experts in the field. Within days, they will hand their final recommendations to the government.