Why not spend more on defence?

I saw an article in today’s Ottawa Citizen about the problem my city faces with ambulance service. According to the article politicians will meet and discuss, the mayor says that “public safety is paramount and we take these concerns seriously,” but, ultimately, as the city’s emergency services chief says, “the only fix is more resources.”Continue reading “Why not spend more on defence?”

Frightening Prospects

It has always struck me that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, like his father and, indeed, like President Barack Obama, wants to back away from the world and focus on our, Canadian, domestic concerns. This is understandable, it’s natural, we all wish that someone could “make the world go away” and let us focus on ourContinue reading “Frightening Prospects”