Signs are pictured on Parliament Hill prior to Canada Day, in Ottawa on Monday, June 27, 2022. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

The myth of bilingualism

French is a language little used outside of government circles in most of Canada, and a language not fluently spoken by the vast majority of Canadians. Canada is only bilingual in a symbolic sense.

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, left speaks with Prince Louis, during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, in London, Sunday June 5, 2022, on the last of four days of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee. Chris Jackson/AP Photo.

Enough of the royals

It is long past time for Canada to remain in the British Commonwealth but ditch the less-than-useless monarchy. Other nations have done it. Why can’t we?