The United States is bidding farewell to Barack Obama this week and what we've seen from his successor has Barry Wilson thinking the country will need help from mortals and the divine over the next four years.
The joke is that when the Parti Quebecois was first elected, 40 years ago this week, it ran on a platform of holding a referendum. Now four decades later, the party is going to run the next election campaign on a platform of not holding one.
Most Canadians support the legalization of marijuana. The idea of decriminalization with cops handing out tickets was just silly.
It took a long time and a new generation to make this possible. Old fears die hard.