I am a seasoned polemicist in the pit bull wars (I'm not a fan of pit bull type dogs, to put it kindly, as you can see in this 2017 piece published in The Walrus online). It's been quite a while since...
The Toronto Star reports that the Ford government is “considering all options,” including repeal, regarding Ontario’s 2005 Dog Owners’ Liability Act and breed specific legislation, ...
Pit bull–type dogs in Canada today are estimated to number in the hundreds of thousands. But in the 1990s, there would have been relatively few. So their characteristic mode of attack was...
It was announced this month that both Montreal  and Quebec City intend to pass dangerous-dog legislation bills that have enraged pit bull advocates but will, in a victory for public-safety pro...
Thursday the Montreal Gazette commissioned two responses to the fatal attack of a pit bull on a Montreal woman, which happened to occur just as the city is weighing the potential benefits of a ...
Don Cherry has a big mouth, which annoys some people and delights others. Since I have no particular interest in hockey, the familiar sound of Cherry rants has up to now been background stat...
In June of 1997, seven-year old Sharon Reynolds of Kingston, Ontario was savaged to death by a pit bull living in her home. Her mother Louise was erroneously charged and convicted of her murder...
Last weekend in Saanich, B.C., a 16-day old baby was mauled by her family’s pit bull-Rottweiler mix on the same day as an elderly man was attacked by two pit bull dogs outside a Langley, ...
Writer Douglas Anthony Cooper and I share common ground as Canadian journalists. Neither of us have any personal experience with pit bull type dogs, yet we both write about them -- both frequently ...
It’s happened again. In southeast Calgary on New Year’s Eve afternoon, three dogs savagely attacked two other dogs. Can you guess the breed of all three attacking dogs? Pit bulls, o...
  There’s nothing more humiliating for a journalist than pontificating on a subject with ardent conviction, and then being proved wrong. But there’s nothing more gratifying for...
In his new book, The Secret of the Crown: Canada’s Affair with Royalty, John Fraser describes a 1953 scene in which his not-quite nine-year-old self is sprawled prone in front of “IT.&r...
Barbara Kay, National Post · Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2010 My husband and I spend June near a certain adorable coastal town in Maine. It isn't exactly St. Barts-- but it does often yield a notable ...