Don Campbell, who is an Advisor at DLAPiper, a global law firm, and a former Deputy Minister of Trade, and Kevin Lynch, who is Vice Chair, BMO Financial Group, and a former Clerk of the Privy Council, have written a must read prescription for Canada's government in the Globe and Mail. They focus on dealing … Continue reading Good advice
According to a report on the CTV News website, former Prime Minister Stephen Harper has brought some much needed good sense to the debates about the impact of Donald Trump's presidency. "On Wednesday, he was speaking at a Five Eyes panel discussion in London, U.K., where he said he thinks Trump’s “America First” policy will … Continue reading Leading the mob
I was a tiny bit mystified by all the fuss and bother over e.g. a $7,500 swing set for the prime minister's summer cottage. I understand that many, many Canadians' eyes glaze over when they see $750 Million in a headline because they cannot imagine millions and millions of anything, even dollars, but they do … Continue reading Trudeau’s real weakness
I had decided not to comment on the ongoing parody account fiasco until I saw this on social media (thanks Bill Brasky) ... ... I think that says it all, doesn't it?
At my age 'Dominion Day' still sounds more correct, but we, Canadians, must all be proud to celebrate 151 years of an improbable and often very difficult existence as a free, democratic, liberal state: I well remember the bruising flag debates of the 1960s and the many more, recent, debates about our heritage and the … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!