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... needed saying, by Andrew Scheer: "There's the door. You're not welcome here:" In a speech that made it clear that a Conservative government will not appeal to Maxime Bernier's mean and narrow vision of Canada, but will, also, close the loopholes, the ones that Justin Trudeau has ignored, that make unwelcome illegal migrants into … Continue reading This …

Self-destructing?

Two items caught my eye the other day: First, in The Economist, there is a nine-part special report which begins by saying that "Since China emerged from the wreckage of Maoism 40 years ago, the profit motive has become a pillar of stability in its relations with America. Presidential candidates might accuse China of stealing jobs. … Continue reading Self-destructing?

The Trudeau regime is misleading Canadians

A few weeks ago I reported that the Trudeau regime removed references to Sikh extremism from the 2018 government report on terrorist threats to Canada, but it left references to Shia and Sunni Islamic in the report: Now I see, in a report by Stewart Bell and Abigail Bimman of Global News, that "The government … Continue reading The Trudeau regime is misleading Canadians

Trudeau, finally, tries to do the right thing, and it’s wrong for his base

"Lawyers and advocates who work directly with refugees," Teresa Wright of the Canadian Press reports in a piece copied on the CBC News website, "say they are dismayed by proposed changes to asylum laws included in the Liberals' new budget bill, calling them a devastating attack on refugee rights in Canada." The changes are in … Continue reading Trudeau, finally, tries to do the right thing, and it’s wrong for his base

A brief history of Trudeau-Liberal sleaze

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

She’s got it exactly right

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

Cabinet making

A friend and regular interlocutor, reacting to a comment I made about a week ago, suggesting that the Trudeau cabinet is still too large, challenged me to look at the "ideal" cabinet. Now, it is certainly no secret that I think the "best" government Canada ever had, in modern times, say during the past century, … Continue reading Cabinet making