Be like Dan

Dan McTeague was first elected to Parliament in 1993 federal election and was re-elected in 1997, 2000, 2004, 2006 and 2008. He represented the Pickering—Ajax—Uxbridge riding and later the Pickering—Scarborough East riding. He was always a member of the Liberal Party of Canada, serving under Liberal Prime Ministers Chrétien and Martin and Liberal leaders Stéphane Dion and Michael Ignatieff. Mr McTeague was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of … Continue reading Be like Dan

Hold your nose, if you must, but vote … and vote Conservative

If I'm reading the polls correctly, Canadians are saying: "None of the above, thank you." It looks like, nationally, the Conservatives are <35%, the Liberals are at 32%± the NDP are in the 15% to 20% range, the Greens are <10%. In Québec, the Liberals are <35% and falling, the BQ is 25%+ and rising … Continue reading Hold your nose, if you must, but vote … and vote Conservative

China’s future

Remember, back in 2013, well before the Liberals won the 2015 election, when Justin Trudeau said: "There's a level of admiration I actually have for China, because [of] their basic dictatorship." He doubled down on those remarks, explaining that "his comment was a reflection on a growing economy." In fact, he wasn't alone in that … Continue reading China’s future

A coalition?

I have been saying, for some months now, that "The CPC might be able to form a minority government but it is equally, perhaps even more likely that Justin Trudeau, with the formal support of Jagmeet Singh, would be able to continue to govern with some support from the BQ and the Greens on an … Continue reading A coalition?

Running against Doug Ford

So, as Andrew Scheer pointed out in the one and only rather chaotic English language election debate (I suspect that Justin Trudeau was afraid to debate grownups in English on foreign policy because he and his puppet-masters know he's incapable of stringing two (maybe even one) coherent thoughts together) Prime Minister Trudeau is, pretty clearly … Continue reading Running against Doug Ford

Guessing games

Yesterday I asked everyone to come out and vote, but just the day before the ever-insightful John Ibbitson opined, in the Globe and Mail, that "With the general election less than two weeks away, and with the Liberals and Conservatives still tied in the polls, turnout could decide the result." Your vote does matter! He did … Continue reading Guessing games