Of course

The Globe and Mail reports that "A Liberal-dominated Parliamentary committee has quashed an effort by opposition parties to further probe the SNC-Lavalin affair ... [and] ... The House of Commons Ethics Committee, on which the governing Liberals hold the most seats, voted down a proposal to hear from federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion and up … Continue reading Of course

I hope …

I hope that in late October the brand-newly minted Conservative Minister of National Defence will, on the very first day that she or he takes office, meet with General Jonathan Vance, the Chief of the Defence Staff. The meeting may take place in the minister's hotel suite because the new minister will not, yet, have … Continue reading I hope …

One step too far

According to a column by John Ibbitson in the Globe and Mail, Parliament's Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion said, in his report last week, that "“Nine witnesses informed our Office that they had information they believed to be relevant, but that could not be disclosed because, according to them, this information would reveal a confidence” ... … Continue reading One step too far