The Senate

There is a report, in the Globe and Mail, that Prime Minister Trudeau is about to appoint seven new senators: Peter Harder, a retired senior bureaucrat and high-level corporate adviser, to be the Liberal government’s leader in the Senate; Raymonde Gagné, former president of Manitoba’s Université de Saint-Boniface; Frances Lankin, a minister in the former …

Our Next Governor General

Canada has been, relatively, blessed with mostly good and very occasionally, even great governors general: British and, since Vincent Massey, Canadian. Our current GG, David Johnston is an estimable man ~ we are lucky to have him. I think that back around the 1980s and ’90s many Canadians began to feel that the office was …