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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Charles Gordon

Charles Gordon was, until recently, a rec league third baseman. Previously a humour columnist for the Ottawa Citizen and Maclean’s, he’s still a writer.

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The Voices of Summer

Baseball from the broadcast booth April 2019
Duke Snider’s last day broadcasting Montreal Expos baseball on the radio was October 5, 1986, a Sunday afternoon. The Expos were playing the Philadelphia Phillies in a game that didn’t count for much, and they ended up losing 2–1. I recorded the broadcast for sentimental reasons: Duke and his long-time partner, Dave Van Horne, had been essentially living at my house for twenty…