Max Fawcett is Canada's National Observer's columnist in Alberta, and the former editor of Alberta Oil and Vancouver magazines. His work has been published in the Globe and Mail, Maclean's, The Walrus and CBC. He lives in Calgary.
By normalizing the use of an extraordinary power like the notwithstanding clause, Ontario's Doug Ford government is setting the stage for future suspensions of charter rights by provincial legislatures, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Jason Kenney has built his political reputation around a willingness to fight — and is pushing back against so-called "cancel culture" even after 215 children's remains were found at a Kamloops residential school, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Like so many Americans, Jake Tapper’s “love” of Canada reflects the combination of indifference and ignorance that has always characterized their cross-border relationship with us, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Thursday's announcement about the latest attempt to reopen Ontario’s economy will speak volumes about whether the Ford government has learned anything over the last few months, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
If you happen to have the good fortune of owning a home, this unexpected housing boom that’s sweeping the nation has been a gift from above. But for the millions of Canadians who don’t own, it's just another setback.