TAUBE: Yes, it’s possible to be a columnist and activist. So why couldn’t the Toronto Star countenance Desmond Cole and his stand on police carding?
KINSELLA: For the CBC and others, a joke about cultural appropriation is more important than, you know, things like real racism
STEWART: Additional resources, including access to national advertising, needed to ease the time and work crunch – and feed the soul of community papers
FIRBY: Community newspapers will survive because nobody else is going to tell the stories they do
AVRAM: Having a clear purpose helps organizations stand out from the crowd
STOCKLAND: The fault isn’t with Quebec society. It’s with a political world that utterly rejects that it must bear responsibility when hundreds are stranded in a storm
QUESNEL: The Andrew Potter incident should be viewed from the perspective of an ongoing pattern of anglophones marginalizing francophones
TAUBE: His departure from McGill was a terrible moment for the talented columnist and editor – and a disgrace to one of Canada’s oldest institutions of higher learning