Jonathan Kay: We are wired to view mass killing as tribal warfare. Often, it’s just a sad loser — National Post

“Some might say Toronto has lost its innocence, but let me assure this House that we are strong,” Liberal MP Marco Mendicino told Parliament this week, a day after Alek Minassian allegedly went on a deadly rampage with a rental van on a busy Toronto Street, killing 10 and wounding 14. “Together we will emerge…

via Jonathan Kay: We are wired to view mass killing as tribal warfare. Often, it’s just a sad loser — National Post

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When Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir stepped onto the ice for what could be the final free dance of their career, all Canadians knew the score they would need to win Olympic gold. Except them. “We had no idea what number we needed to hit today in order to beat Gabby and Guillaume for the…

via From no emotion to all emotion for golden Virtue and Moir — Team Canada – Official 2018 Olympic Team Website

Simmons: It’s not easy to say goodbye to Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir — for them or for us — National Post

PYEONGCHANG — They weren’t ready to say goodbye, not this soon. Not this quickly. They needed just one more wave to the crowd, one more hug, one last smile, one final moment to cherish and call their own. For them. For Canada. For the figure skating world. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, the most beloved…

via Simmons: It’s not easy to say goodbye to Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir — for them or for us — National Post

CBC to reveal hosts of flagship news program ‘The National’ on Tuesday — National Post

TORONTO — CBC will unveil the new hosts of its flagship news program “The National” on Tuesday. Peter Mansbridge stepped down from his role as anchor and chief correspondent earlier this month. CBC News has previously confirmed there will be more than one host. The public broadcaster has been scouting candidates within and outside the…

via CBC to reveal hosts of flagship news program ‘The National’ on Tuesday — National Post

La voirie de Québec fait rire d’elle sur le web — Journal Métro

Une erreur de la voirie de Québec a fait rire les internautes cette semaine et a fait le tour du web. C’est une utilisatrice de Facebook, Marie-Laurence Poulin-St-Laurent, qui a partagé la photo où on voit des flèches indiquant de tourner à gauche dans la voie de droite, alors que la voie centrale signalant de…

via La voirie de Québec fait rire d’elle sur le web — Journal Métro

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Laval police are searching for a man last seen in a Pont-Viau pharmacy, reportedly saying things that made others fear for his well-being. André Germain, 52, is 5’9” and weighs 175 lbs. He has gray hair, hazel eyes and wears glasses. He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved sweater. Germain often rides a green…

via Laval police ask for public’s help in search for missing man — Montreal Gazette

Analysis: Justin Trudeau’s confusing [unnderrstatement] Fidel Castro defence —

In the span of about 24 hours, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used both “legendary revolutionary” and “dictator” to describe controversial former Cuban president Fidel Castro.

via Analysis: Justin Trudeau’s confusing Fidel Castro defence —