So, “we’re all in this together,” are we? Isn’t that what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Public Safety Minister Bill Blair … … have been saying for six months? Then why do I see, in a CBC News report, that “The American CEO of Costco was granted a special exemption from Canada’s mandatory 14-day COVID-19 quarantine…… Continue reading Essential?
A few weeks ago I speculated that Bardish Chagger was being set up to be the “fall gal” for the WE Charity scandal. I was spectacularly wrong about Bill Morneau being bomb-proof ~ the Prime Minister’s Office dropped the MOAB (Mother Of All Bombs) on him as they tried to change the channel away from…… Continue reading Quid pro quo
So, a few years ago Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking at New York University, talked about tribes and tribalism and the perils of both. It wasn’t a bad speech … the points about belonging versus exclusivity and exclusion are still good. But the prime minister may have ignored the tribe to which he belongs ……… Continue reading Tribes
“China is a bully,” says Scottish journalist Stephen Daisley, writing in The Spectator, and “the sooner the West understands that, the sooner we can begin to push back.” I think that much, even most of the West does understand that. The evidence has been mounting for years, starting with China’s push into the contested waters…… Continue reading China is a bully
This story, on CBC News, caught my eye. It explains that “According to Toronto’s ‘Use of City Resources During an Election Period Policy,’ city facilities and infrastructure can’t be used for any election-related purpose by a candidate, registered third-party advertiser or political party. It also prohibits signs from being “erected or displayed” on or beside a…… Continue reading One set of rules …
Sam Cooper, an investigative journalist with Global News, reports that BC Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido (Steveston-Richmond East) (pictured, at the right ⇒ ) is in court asking “to remove himself from a B.C. Supreme Court case featuring allegations that his former law firm was involved in an “illegal international money-laundering scheme” … [the report explains…… Continue reading Enough is enough!
So, summer is here and it’s polling season, too. MPs are home, in their ridings, reconnecting with constituents, hopefully recharging their own political batteries and, in most cases, gearing up for the last, crucial, 48 days between Labour Day, when I expect to see all them in local parades and at festivals, and Sunday, October…… Continue reading Numbers
Steven Chase and Robert Fife, writing in the Globe and Mail, say that “Ethics in government is shaping up as the biggest issue for voters in the approaching federal vote, outdistancing the economy, the environment and trade with the United States, according to a new poll conducted for The Globe and Mail … [and] … A…… Continue reading More good news
I know I’m beating this Team Trudeau/SNC-Lavalin/Jody Wilson-Raybould scandal to death, but, even after the shocking resignation of Jane Philpott, it needs to be seen in a broader context, and Erin O’Toole, the Conservative shadow foreign minister, has provided, on social media, a brief but comprehensive history of the Trudeau regime’s ongoing interference with the…… Continue reading A brief history of Trudeau-Liberal sleaze
Licia Corbella, writing, about a week ago, in the Calgary Herald, says that “The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming! … [but] … So are U.S. oil interests disguised as environmental concern. They’re coming to influence and interfere with our federal election and the Trudeau government has finally responded with the legislative equivalent of…… Continue reading She’s got it exactly right