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
MURPHY: Until 1947, Canadians were still considered British subjects, albeit living in an independent, self-governing country
MURPHY: Our perspective in marking Remembrance Day is definitely at odds with views of the day, but that doesn’t mean the sacrifices weren’t worthy
MURPHY: Invoking the War Measures Act was an iconic moment in the former prime minister’s career, but was it just authoritarian posturing?
MURPHY: It took far more than our efforts during the Great War to nudge Canada out of its subordinate role in the British Empire
VON HEYKING: The friendship of King and Lapointe formed the lynch pin of national unity during a key period of Canadian political history