Behind the stiff upper lip that Justin Trudeau has been keeping in the wake of Donald Trump’s presidential victory, he and his government are no less traumatized by the result of the American election than the majority of Canadians. […]
A car tour to raise awareness about human rights issues in China arrived in Morinville Nov. 9. The tour is part of a Canada-wide campaign to raise awareness about what Falun Gong practitioners say is the crime of state-sanctioned forced organ removal from living Falun Gong prisoners of conscience in China, citizens the protestors say are murdered during the organ removal process. […]
A few thoughts about this mess.
First, if you think Donald Trump is an idiot, of course you’re not alone. But you’re also hardly the first.
Google the words “Barack Obama idiot,” without quotes. I got more than 800,000 results.
Donald Trump’s real accomplishment is this: He has terrified the establishment.
And maybe that’s a good thing.
Even before the votes in the U.S. presidential race were counted Tuesday night, the effects of Trump’s insurgent candidacy roiled the world. […]
Politics is often a mix of emotion and calculation. It’s impossible to eliminate either impulse. Perhaps it’s unwise to try. Take the moment when Chrystia Freeland walked out of talks on Canada-European Union trade in Brussels on Oct. 21.
Connect the dots between Quebec’s police corps and the half-dozen or more investigative journalists who were put under surveillance over the past decade and you will find a gaggle of judges potentially derelict in their gatekeeping duties.
That sea of troubles, it just keeps rising. The floodwaters of uncertainty turned the English Channel into a gulf between Britain and Europe. They may yet sink Hillary Clinton. The $6 billion a year that Bill Morneau set aside for – wait for it – a rainy day have already vanished beneath the waves. […]
Justin Trudeau named nine new senators on Thursday. It’s said he’ll name 12 more within days. Live in Ontario or Quebec? Check the mail. You may already be a winner!
This is especially likely if you’re one of 2,700 people who applied for a seat in Parliament’s plush red upper chamber. […]