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The Vassal State

The past week has seen the unfolding of a familiar saga: another Canadian corporate gutting. This time it was Bombardier; lackluster management and US protectionism led it to concede defeat in its C...

Bombardier and Airbus

Yesterday’s sale by Bombardier of a controlling interest in C-series production to Airbus is huge blow for the Canadian aerospace industry, but the best that it could do in a bad situation. The...

Frustrated Emails

As I’ve aged I’ve become less shy about voicing my opinion. Here’s an incensed email I sent to Microsoft support on the general shittiness of the OneDrive web interface. The...

On An Apology

In Thursday’s Globe and Mail opinion piece Margaret Wente asks: “Would you apologize to Omar Khadr?” My answer: Yes. This wasn’t a particularly hard decision to make. Yes, the...