THE DUEL

The carpet of floral tributes to the victims and injured of the Manchester Arena bombing covers the ground in St Ann's Square on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Manchester, united

With kids still missing after last week’s bombing in Manchester, one conservative Canadian commentator blamed the victims: “Wth (What the hell) were kids doing at an Ariana Grande concert?”

B.C. Premier Christy Clark holds post-election press briefing in Vancouver, May 10, 2017. (NICK PROCAYLO/PostMedia)

Confused messaging crippled Clark

The provincial election was a disaster. No matter the final result, it’s clear that Christy Clark lost the election. Big time.

Condo towers under construction in Burnaby, B.C., Friday, April 14, 2017. (Jason Payne/Postmedia)

Anger brewing in unaffordable B.C.

Under the B.C. Liberals, who are actually quite conservative, the gap between the super-rich and the rest of us has become a yawning chasm.