Jaime Watt

Glam! Orange Stilettos! Mock awards! The 2012 Press Gallery Dinner

A star-studded photo gallery by Mitchel Raphael

Ted Menzies turns 60

A surprise 60th birthday party was held for Ted Menzies, minister of state for finance, at Ottawa’s hip restaurant Play.

Glam, glitz, burlesque and politicians at Egale gala

Egale, Canada’s gay advocacy group, celebrates their annual gala at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto.


What was lost and what goes on

Thoughts on the passing of Jack Layton from Heather Cleland, Michael Valpy, Jaime Watt, Adam Giambrone, Jamie Bradburn, John Moore and Edward Keenan. Arthur Milnes recalls the words of Arthur Meighen.

MPs help battle bullying at Egale’s gay rights gala

The gay rights group Egale held their second annual gala at Toronto’s Royal York Hotel. The gala honoured TD bank CEO Ed Clark with a leadership award. The night raised money for the programs to battle homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools. Below, Tory Senator Nancy Ruth (left) and singer Carole Pope.

Honouring the Canadian Armed Forces with Don Cherry and Laureen Harper

The Canadian Club of Toronto honoured the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces at a special Toronto luncheon. Below, Laureen Harper and Don Cherry.

MPs, gay rights and underwear models: The bonus pics

Here are bonus pics from the gay advocacy group EGALE’s first-ever big gala. The event took place at Toronto’s Le Meridien King Edward Hotel and marked the 40th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. To see the full gallery click here.

MPs, gay rights and underwear models

Event marks the 40th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada


‘We should encourage more of these types of people’

Somewhat surprising paragraph from the definitive Zoomer profile of Michael Ignatieff.


The bravest of talking points

Reacting on CBC this afternoon to the latest polling from Ekos, Conservative Jaime Watt offers offered an altogether profound spin.