Now we’re cooking with grease. After a lazy summer during which Canadians could not be made to care about anything in particular in any great number, there will soon be an electoral-reform town hall at a location near you. […]
Harjit Sajjan’s office offered me an interview with the defence minister. This was more than a week ago now, after Sajjan landed in Vancouver from a weeklong visit to Africa. And if you want the truth of it I sat on the interview for days because I wasn’t entirely sure what to make of it. […]
“My problem is it’s been nearly a year since the election and I still don’t know about 90 of these people,” I said to a veteran Liberal MP as his colleagues filed out of a hotel ballroom in Saguenay, north of Quebec City. […]
Ten months after losing the federal election, former Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigned his Calgary Heritage MP seat in the House of Commons and retired from politics.
Interim Conservative Leader and Spruce Grove-Parkland MP Rona Ambrose issued some parting comments for Harper (57). […]
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) says Alberta small business confidence stuck in neutral, and that the Government’s first quarter fiscal update offers an opportunity to refine its budget plan. […]
In the bad old days of the Soviet Union, Western intelligence agencies used to grab at the tiniest details to figure out, in the absence of reliable information, who was up or down in Moscow. Seating orders on reviewing stands at May Day parades. The placement of articles in Pravda. Musical choices on state radio. Any scrap or tidbit.
Summer 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. […]