Ottawa, the Bank of Canada and lenders have helped inflate a debt bubble even worse than America’s was before its housing crash. Why is everyone ignoring this unfolding disaster?By Tamsin McMahon13 min
Plus, five days that shocked the world, novels inspired by Bernard Madoff and musicals, a secretary who became a king, and political advice from Quintus CiceroBy MARNI JACKSON, BRIAN BETHUNE, SARAH WEINMAN, JOANNE LATIMER, DAFNA IZENBERG, BRIAN BETHUNE9 min
I am one of the many Canadians who were unaware of the international trade in polar bear skins (“We’re shooting polar bears?!?” National, Feb. 20) and I am sickened by it. Why can’t we just leave these beautiful creatures alone? What would be the response from China if we wanted to trap and kill pandas for their spectacular pelts?
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