What's doubly galling is that Brébeuf — formerly a Jesuit-run school — has been secular since the mid-1980s, so Roman Catholic puritanism would have had very little, if anything, to do with the fate of Mme Laurent-Auger. What it's really all about is school administrators' fixation on upholding the Brébeuf brand, in… » 10/21/14 11:35am Today 11:35am

I read that Russell Brand and Jemima Khan broke up quite recently — mid- to late-September, I think — and it made me just a tiny bit sad. They seemed a good match, cerebrally, but the reasons given were something along the lines of: the relationship had simply run its course. » 10/15/14 10:47am 10/15/14 10:47am

Not to get all shallow and materialistic but here's a closer look at what the Queen presented to Angelina Jolie. It's stunning and it's got a mouthful of a name, too: Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. » 10/11/14 12:22pm 10/11/14 12:22pm

Since your city and my city are Original Six members, I thought you might enjoy this news about one of Canada Post's most recent stamp issues, featuring the best NHL defencemen — including Tim Horton! — from the days of the Original Six. » 10/08/14 1:35pm 10/08/14 1:35pm

Very well-said, CQ. I'm in the same boat, lukewarm about Shia LeBeouf's acting talent but concerned enough to be turned off by websites — this one included — that choose to mock rather than empathize with celebs displaying consistently unbalanced and unwell behaviours. It's the same story with Amanda Bynes,… » 10/08/14 12:54pm 10/08/14 12:54pm