Radio and TV personality Evan Solomon asks a good question in this clip from 580CFRA radio. The Kielburgers, he notes are neither newcomers nor naifs. Mark Kielburger is a Rhodes Scholar and Craig Kielburger has, he say, "been rubbing shoulders with politicians since he was 12 years old." They have, Mr Solomon says, been selling … Continue reading A timely question
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, I saw this, from a consistently reliable source, on social media: The former Liberal MP is Frank Baylis, a one-term MP for the riding of Pierrefonds-Dollard, who was, until 2015, the president of Baylis Medical, a medical technology firm. OK, no problem. MPs are allowed to retire and create companies and earn contracts ... … Continue reading And again …
Do you remember this? That was in 2001 and Justin Trudeau, aged about 29, was teaching school in an upscale Vancouver scale. He said, after these pictures, and others were published that he couldn't remember how many times he's worn blackface. What about this? It was about the same time, still in BC, at the … Continue reading Remember …
"Ladies and gentlemen," Pierre Poilievre says at 1'35" of this linked video, "this is a coverup." He says that after showing page after page after page of "released" documents that are totally blacked out ... ... and after explaining that the prorogation of parliament means that the opposition parties cannot, now, force the government to … Continue reading “Ladies and gentlemen …”
John Ibbitson, writing in the Globe and Mail, says that "Mr. Morneau said he was stepping down, both as finance minister and as an MP, because he had never intended to serve more than two terms, and because he was putting his name forward to be secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development … Continue reading Baloney!
So, I see, in an article by Christopher Nardi in the National Post, that "The prime minister’s office and the finance minister’s both office refuse to say if Chief of Staff Katie Telford’s husband ever communicated with them since he became senior vice-president at a major private mortgage company that is now running the government’s … Continue reading Why?
I see an interesting story on the Global News website which says that "Nearly half of Canadians would support an election being called if the federal watchdog finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act again over the WE charity affair, a new poll suggests ... [and] ... The survey by Leger and the Association … Continue reading Canadians are waking up
Arthur Schafer, who is a professor and the founding director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba says, in an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail, that "Our Prime Minister denies a conflict-of-interest situation in the award of a multimillion dollar untendered contract to WE Charity. His Minister … Continue reading It’s time for a change
... caught my eye today: First, in the National Post, we learn that "A company in Quebec has been awarded $133,486,868 in sole-sourced federal orders to manufacture PPE even though it didn’t have a factory in Canada ... [it seems that] ... AMD Medicom Inc. [my hyperlink added] was given the ten-year contract and some … Continue reading A couple of things …