Reading Time: 2 minutesBrigadier-General Simon Hetherington was appointed Commander, 3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) and Joint Task Force West (JTFW) at a change of command ceremony held July 11 at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesToronto’s Pride parade prides itself on never shouting down – or shutting down – participants.
That may be news to the Toronto chapter of Black Lives Matter, which rained on this month’s parade when it ransomed the event. But it’s an important distinction, the difference between protest tactics and parade principles. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes“Congratulations! You have decided to host a dialogue on Canadian federal electoral reform,” I read in the federal government’s new handbook, Your Guide to Hosting a Successful Dialogue on Canadian Federal Electoral Reform, as I walked up Parliament Hill on Thursday. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is encouraging the postal service to find a solution to what they see as a growing pension problem and urging a quick settlement before any mail disruption.
Before Monday’s 72-hour notice of a postal lockout, the CFIB issued a letter to Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra calling for a settlement and noting pension costs must be lowered to ensure plans are sustainable and don’t force rate hikes or service cuts on customers.
Reading Time: 3 minutesI like a good speech, too, just like you. Even when it doesn’t always line up precisely with the facts.
Canada’s Parliament has seen many distinguished visitors, but those who were there will be talking about Barack Obama’s speech for years to come. In the perilous hour, with Britain apparently pulling out of the European Union and Donald Trump the likely Republican nominee for president, Obama made a detailed and compelling case for a more generous path. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesSome days it’s as though Stephen Harper never lost the election. Okay, not most days, but some. That was a hawkish speech Justin Trudeau delivered on Ukraine to a Ukrainian-Canadian audience last week in Toronto. A robust statement of continuity in Canadian policy. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesIn voting to leave the European Union, Britons have embarked on a bold but perilous experiment.
They are turning their backs on expert opinion. They are ignoring the advice of the mainstream elites who argue further economic integration is both inevitable and necessary. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesMere hours after the Orlando mass shooting it was already clear that its political fallout in the United States would be both divisive and significant. The tragedy is inflaming an already polarized presidential contest. It may yet turn out to be a watershed moment in the campaign. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes“One more,” Justin Trudeau’s communications director said.
She was letting me know my interview with the prime minister, in his office on the third floor of Parliament’s Centre Block, was about to end. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesCanada would be seen as a “banana republic” if it scrapped a $15-billion deal to sell armed vehicles to Saudi Arabia, Justin Trudeau says.
“People have to know that when you sign a deal with Canada, a change in governments won’t immediately scrap the jobs and benefits coming from it,” the prime minister said in an interview in his office in Parliament’s Centre Block. “Because we’re not a banana republic.” […]