Reading Time: 3 minutesDonald Trump says too many NATO countries, including Canada, don’t pay their fair share of defence costs. The U.S. president is right about that. But the real question facing the 29-member alliance is far more fundamental. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesA month after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stepped in to resolve the impasse between British
Columbia and Alberta over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, his government has little to show for its efforts. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesAnd then there were two. That’s how many of the 10 MPs elected under the Bloc Quebecois banner in 2015 still support Martine Ouellet in her agonizing bid to hang on to her leader’s job.
Reading Time: 3 minutesDonald Trump is reportedly musing that he might join the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal. If he is serious, the angst-ridden negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement, as well as NAFTA itself, could become largely irrelevant. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesCanada’s decision to expel Russian diplomats raises more questions than it answers.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the expulsion of four diplomats and the refusal to accredit three more is designed to show solidarity with Britain, which blames Russia for deploying a deadly nerve agent in England.
Reading Time: 3 minutesFormer prime minister Brian Mulroney is one of Justin Trudeau’s most effective allies on the Canada-U.S. trade front. And preserving NAFTA, or as much of it as possible, is the most significant item on the federal government’s mid-mandate plate. […]
Reading Time: 4 minutesI happened to spend three days over New Year’s in Las Vegas. Work! On the Star’s dime!
What a pleasure it was to smoke indoors again, a rarity in our world, with all the casinos tobacco-friendly. A city built on vice recognizes that gamblers are smokers and drinkers. […]