MURPHY: Brian Mulroney’s insistence on crafting constitutional change went from master stroke to the death of the Progressive Conservative Party
MURPHY: Fifty years ago the Tories selected Robert Stanfield from a large roster of candidates to replace John Diefenbaker. Stanfield went on to lose to Pierre Trudeau
QUESNEL: Senator’s twisted perspective on residential schools and the horrible suffering students went through should not be accepted by the party or other Canadians
MURPHY: The Canadians took Vimy Ridge and the Americans finally entered the war. But it would be folly to suggest that the U.S. won the war
MURPHY: Born in Quebec, Bat Masterson set out to find adventure on America’s frontier – and he found plenty, etching his name and deeds in the history books
MURPHY: Spare a thought for Lord Durham, an unlikely Englishman who played a significant role in the events leading up to Confederation
MURPHY: If progressives like Trudeau have often been less than enamoured of NATO, why is everyone so alarmed about Trump’s possible apostasy?
BOOKS: The author’s detail and fluid storytelling in Cold Fire: Kennedy’s Northern Front make some ancient history come alive