Reading Time: 3 minutesSummer ends for the Liberals this weekend. On Sunday and Monday, the cabinet meets in Sudbury for a two-day retreat. Thursday and Friday the full Liberal caucus will be in Saguenay, north of Quebec City, for two days of meetings to prepare for the autumn sitting of Parliament. Four days after that, Justin Trudeau leaves for eight days in China, a trip his office views as a high priority. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesAs he announced he would reimburse all the money he charged Jane Philpott for limo service around Toronto, Reza Shirani of Executive Sedan Livery Service Inc. had a stern warning to newspaper columnists and other bottom-feeders. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesSo far on terrorism, Justin Trudeau is more or less the prime minister Stephen Harper told us he would be.
On the very day Trudeau became leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, in April 2013, he sat in Ottawa for an interview with Peter Mansbridge of the CBC. Two bombers had just detonated their home-brew contraptions at the Boston Marathon, killing three and wounding hundreds. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesStephen Harper used to call it the Sea of Troubles.
“Yes, Canada is doing relatively well,” Harper said at a campaign stop in St. John’s in 2011, as he began putting a historic thumping on Michael Ignatieff’s Liberals. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesBut enough of summer silly-season stories. Justin Trudeau’s biggest problem isn’t that he has spent August wearing only half his clothes. It’s that Canada has spent 2016 wearing only half its economic growth.
Fixing the latter challenge will be way harder than throwing on a shirt. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesSturgeon County Division 3 Councillor Wayne Bokenfohr will be adding to his duties and representing the County federally after being appointed to six Federation of Canadian Municipalities committees. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesNine months after Justin Trudeau’s government was sworn in, it’s becoming clearer which cabinet
ministers have begun to distinguish themselves from the rest. I’d recommend keeping an eye on Jane Philpott, the health minister. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe appointment was right there last Friday in Justin Trudeau’s public itinerary, which the Prime Minister’s Office sends daily to every Ottawa reporter who cares to sign up. “The prime minister will attend the Dock Innovators Retreat,” it said. “Closed to media.” […]