Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 -
Parliament is not a happy place. If anything, it has gotten worse since when I wrote Losing Confidence.
This week I have been in Ottawa, for the Speaker’s ruling and other events. Going to...
Thursday, 15 Apr 2010 -
While reporters scratch their heads and keep digging to unravel the mystery of why the Prime Minister called the RCMP on his former minister for the Status of Women, they seem so obsessed that other...
Sunday, 04 Apr 2010 -
After months of having allegations of fraudulent behaviour trumpeted in the media (huge spread in the Globe and Mail, and Margaret Wente erroneously claiming the emails were “leaked”, similar...
Thursday, 01 Apr 2010 -
Last year, I wrote a blog with this title. I was shocked to find the 2009 Budget Implementation Bill was being used to gut the Navigable Water Protection Act (NWPA). The NWPA had been cornerstone...
Wednesday, 24 Mar 2010 -
CBC News announced today that the clean up of the tar ponds has begun. The country’s worst toxic waste site will be completely remediated by the mid-1990s.
Sorry. Wrong press release. That was the...
Saturday, 20 Mar 2010 -
OK, everyone really committed to regaining democracy in Canada; can you spot the whopper in the following statement from the Prime Minister?
“Do I realistically expect that everybody who works for me...
Friday, 19 Mar 2010 -
I am writing a blog about this because I think I am the only person in political life who remembers Alan Redway. Alan Redway was a Progressive Conservative MP in the Mulroney government. If memory...
Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 -
Earlier this week, we issued a news release on the enormous opportunity presented by the upcoming sale of the Asper empire of newspapers, CanWest Limited Partnership (LP). That conglomerate now...
Sunday, 14 Mar 2010 -
It occurred to me the other day that the next April 22 will be the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day. Back in 1970, I was in Grade 10 when the first Earth Day took place. I remember writing flyers...