THE EXCERPT from Mark Steyn’s book America Alone (“The new world order,” World, Oct. 23) is an eye-opener to the future. Finally someone has the cojones to face facts, instead of playing the ostrich as so many of our Western leaders and policy-makers do.
Q: When you were Ontario health minister from 2001 to 2003, you called for more federal funding. Now you're the federal minister of health and you don't want to give the provinces any more money. What’s changed? A: I am conscious of the irony. But there’s been a big change: the 2004 health accord that was agreed to by all of the provinces and the prime minister of the day, Paul Martin.
RETURN OF A LION KING After being told that her kidnapped husband was dead, Paula Smith explained to their two young sons, Jordan, 4, and Kieran, 2, that daddy was “just like the Lion King, he’d gone to heaven now and he wouldn’t see them again,” and began planning his funeral in their hometown of Peterhead, Scotaland.
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