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Margaret Wente

Counterpoint
The TWU decision is a blow to diversity
By MARGARET WENTE
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – Page A13

-- Let's start by sorting out a couple of things about last week's Supreme Court decision on Trinity Western University and its proposed law school.The ruling is being widely portrayed as a victory...  FULL STORY 

The TWU decision is a blow to diversity
The Supreme Court ruling treats Christians as dangerous social pariahs

By Margaret Wente
Monday, June 18, 2018

The Supreme Court ruling treats Christians as dangerous social pariahs  FULL STORY 

Lessons from my dad
He taught me how to swear. Then he was gone

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, June 16, 2018

He taught me how to swear. Then he was gone  FULL STORY 

Lessons from my Dad
He taught me how to swear. Then he was gone

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, June 16, 2018 – Page O11

-- It was my Dad who taught me how to swear. He swore like a sergeant. He had actually been a sergeant, so he came by it honestly. At moments of high stress, he would string together six or seven...  FULL STORY 

Donald Trump has finally made us mad. Really mad
We’re a peaceable people – until someone tries to push us around

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

We’re a peaceable people – until someone tries to push us around  FULL STORY 

Trump has finally made us mad. Really mad
We're a peaceable people - until someone tries to push us around

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Page A15

-- We Canadians are a peaceable lot. But Donald Trump has finally made us mad. He came to Canada for the weekend, arrived late, left early ... and slagged us on the way out the door. He called our...  FULL STORY 

The barbarian has stormed the gates
Now the question is: Can Ontario survive Doug Ford?

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, June 9, 2018 – Page O11

-- My Annex friends in Toronto are quaking in their Birkenstocks. Somehow, they survived a Ford as mayor.But how will they survive a Ford as premier?Their objections to Doug Ford are, to some extent...  FULL STORY 

The barbarian has stormed Ontario’s gates
Now the question is: Can Ontario survive Doug Ford?

By Margaret Wente
Friday, June 8, 2018

Now the question is: Can Ontario survive Doug Ford?  FULL STORY 

Who deserves to win in Ontario? Nobody
Trying to make a rational choice in Ontario’s election is enough to drive a person crazy

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Trying to make a rational choice in Ontario’s election is enough to drive a person crazy  FULL STORY 

Who deserves to win in Ontario? Nobody
Trying to make a rational choice is enough to drive a person crazy

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 – Page A13

-- People gave Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne a lot of grief over the weekend for admitting that the party was going to lose this week's election. Personally, I thought it was a refreshing...  FULL STORY 

What good is marriage, anyway?
It’s good for even more than your mother thinks. So what are you waiting for?

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, June 2, 2018

It’s good for even more than your mother thinks. So what are you waiting for?  FULL STORY 

What good is marriage, anyway?
It's good for even more than your mother thinks. So what are you waiting for?

By Margaret Wente
Saturday, June 2, 2018 – Page O11

-- When I was in my 20s, I pitied the girls who galloped to the altar. I thought they were throwing away their lives. Marriage was a bourgeois, patriarchal institution that stifled women's freedom...  FULL STORY 

High housing prices blight lives – and widen the inequality gap
For politicians and policy makers, tackling house-price inequality should be on top of their to-do list.

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

For politicians and policy makers, tackling house-price inequality should be on top of their to-do list.  FULL STORY 

High house prices blight lives - and widen the inequality gap
By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 – Page A15

-- How high are house prices in Toronto? So high that even lawyers can't afford to buy a house. At least one law firm has considered mortgage subsidies for its junior lawyers so that they won't...  FULL STORY 

Starbucks has a grande-sized problem
Its penance for one (possibly) racist incident could turn into a nightmare

By Margaret Wente
Monday, May 28, 2018

Its penance for one (possibly) racist incident could turn into a nightmare  FULL STORY 

Starbucks has a grande-sized problem
By Margaret Wente
Saturday, May 26, 2018 – Page O11

-- I like my local Starbucks. The multiracial, polygendered staff are efficient, kind and good.They are especially kind to the elderly man in the shabby wool coat who comes in from time to time...  FULL STORY 

Ontario's choice: Who is the least worst?
By Margaret Wente
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – Page A15

-- Ontario's voters are in a foul mood and I don't blame them. They're facing the worst electoral choice since Bob Rae squared off against David Peterson back in 1990. No matter who wins, they know...  FULL STORY 

Ontario’s choice between Doug Ford and Andrea Horwath: Who’s least worst?
The voters have good reason to gripe. All their choices are bad

By Margaret Wente
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The voters have good reason to gripe. All their choices are bad  FULL STORY 

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