Teamwork

I have been saying, for well over a year now, that Andrew Scheer can win in 2019 if he leads and works with a good team. Nearly three weeks ago, writing in the Toronto Sun, Liberal strategist Jim Warren ~ making year end predictions as many in the commentariat are wont to do ~  warned … Continue reading Teamwork

Fair winds and a following sea …

I see in the news that HMCS Toronto, a Halifax class frigate, is "will leave Saturday morning to join Op REASSURANCE in the Mediterranean Sea. The operation is part of Canada’s support to NATO assurance measures in Europe." Toronto had a few technical issues last year: she lost power at sea and then had a … Continue reading Fair winds and a following sea …

It’s official …

... the Eurofighter Typhoon is "in" the competition to replace Canada's aging CF-18 jet fighters. A report in FlightGlobal, from about a week ago, says that "Eurofighter, a joint venture among Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo, was assumed to be one of the bidders in the competition to replace the RCAF’s fighter fleet with 88 … Continue reading It’s official …

Uphill for everyone in 2019?

Dan Leger, a Halifax based independent journalist who writes periodic columns for the Halifax Chronicle Herald, has warnings for both Andrew Scheer and Justin Trudeau in a recent column in that newspaper. Despite the fact that, as he says, "the Liberals would love to carry on talking about their “progressive agenda”  ... [he opines, and … Continue reading Uphill for everyone in 2019?

Tangled webs, tarnished brass, etc

David Pugliese, writing in the National Post, exposes yet more potential wrongdoing or bad judgement or, perhaps, just simple incompetence in National Defence Headquarters. He accuses General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff and Navy Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez, the Judge Advocate General, of going along with an attempt to deny Vice Admiral Mark … Continue reading Tangled webs, tarnished brass, etc