Opinion Column

A vintage handbill advertises recruits wanted for a lancer regiment headed by Arthur Rankin to fight in the U.S. Civil War.

Man of action, questionable results

Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario — different names for the same place. It was built by a wide range of characters: surveyors, soldiers, politicians, miners, entrepreneurs, scrappers and showmen.

John Brassard

More to Canada: BRASSARD

Even if you’ve never voted Conservative before, you probably know that Conservatives support lowering taxes, but maybe you don’t know “why” we support lower taxes.

Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard

Handling of veterans disrespectful: BRASSARD

In my role as Veterans Affairs critic, I am on a listening tour this week visiting five cities across Western Canada to meet with veterans and stakeholders along with deputy critic Cathay Wagantall.