It is a chilling signal for the international community that this level of censorship can occur in Canada, which in the past has ranked highest in the Western hemisphere on the Freedom of Press index published by Reporters Without Borders. Not to be taken lightly, Canada fell ten spots over the past year.
On my recent visit to Montreal, I decided to try out as many coffee shops as possible within two days (not an easy feat!) to produce a 'starter' guide to coffee in Montreal.
Former England rugby captain Lewis Moody is in a dark place at the moment. Literally, not mentally. Whilst the rest of the rugby world is enjoying another Six Nations competition, he is in the north of Canada - where at this time of year daylight is at a premium - to take part in the Yukon Arctic Ultra.
The last time a good-looking Canadian of Irish descent took a bank job in Britain he made a great success of it. Matthew Barrett ran the Bank of Montreal then Barclay's Bank, This time, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, has landed Britain's most prestigious banking job as Governor of the Bank of England.
Health experts, politicians, drink manufacturers and campaigners disagree wildly over minimum alcohol prices. Does it make a different to public healt...