Category Archives: Canadian Counterpunch

Time for a Great Canadian Internet Crackdown

Yes, you read that right. Canada needs to crack down on online fascism. You think that sounds harsh? Then watch this. And yes, this is a timely reminder that fascism, like a contagious disease, has a funny way of spilling … Continue reading

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Parliament Hill terrorist’s motives revealed

Via CBC, an unsurprising development, at least for those of us who’ve been following the meanderings of the various right-wing loons of this land: Yeah, surprise, it’s precisely the same thing as happened on a larger scale in the US … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Parallels from the past, and hopes for the future

Back in the 1940s and ’50s, a spectre was haunting young people the world over. Its formal name was poliomyelitis, but it was informally known as “infantile paralysis”, because of its propensity to afflict the very young. For many, it … Continue reading

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Bruce McArthur’s first known victim speaks out

What’s it like to be one of the earliest victims of a serial killer…and somehow to survive a murderous attack? Mark Henderson knows. 19 years ago, he was assaulted by a man he knew by sight in Toronto’s gay village, … Continue reading

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Christine Jessop’s murder has finally been solved

It was a murder that mystified Ontarians (and Canada as a whole) for over three decades. How could a little girl just vanish seemingly without a trace, and several weeks later turn up dead and partially decomposed in a remote … Continue reading

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The October Crisis, 50 years later

A W5 report on one of the most talked-about moments of Canadian history, and one that certainly reverberates still through the memories not only of those involved, but a whole country. When the seeds of the FLQ began to take … Continue reading

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The biggest covidiot yet?

Ladies and gents (and nonbinary folx too), please give a big round of applause to Ethel Merman — sorry, uh, this wack-ass Drumpfnik woman here…

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What is Japan doing right about COVID-19?

Japan’s ambassador to Canada has some interesting insights: Surprise! Japan’s secret weapons are science, technology, communitarian solidarity, internal public preparedness, and international co-operation. Something the amnesiacs just to the south of us, in all their not-so-rugged “individualism”, are forgetting even … Continue reading

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Covidiots gather in Toronto parks

How dumb ARE they? And if you think my characterization of them is harsh, stick around for the last minute or two, when an emergency-room doctor chimes in. He’s already working his ass off (as are all his colleagues), and … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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