Author Archives: joannebly

A “Cut off you Nose to Spite your Face” Moment?

I apologize for in infrequency of new posts here but I have been fighting a horrible cough for weeks now and don’t have much energy. However I need to get the following off my chest so to speak. I have … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 71 Comments

More Dirty Tricks

I have to give CBC’s Mike Crawley credit for exposing this Machiavellian move by the Ontario Liberal Government. If I understand this correctly, the Wynne Liberals quietly created a new government agency to provide home care, and will thereby encourage many … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Big Unions, Canadian Politics, Ontario election, Ontario Government | 79 Comments

We Hear from PM Harper!

Well, sort of. Alexander Panetta reports that an Oct. 25th  letter signed by former PM Stephen Harper and sent to clients of his firm Harper & Associates has been “obtained” by the Canadian Press. It is entitled “Napping on NAFTA” … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, NAFTA, PM Stephen Harper, U.S. Politics | 100 Comments

Continental Corruption

Layers and layers of leftwing corruption are oozing out of the swamps across North America. From Queen’s Park to Parliament Hill and beyond, lefties and liberals seem unable to silence their slimy secrets. Some of these cover-ups and creative accounting … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics, U.S. Politics | 149 Comments

Giving Thanks in Troubled Times

It’s a challenge to remain optimistic about the future in this troubled world. One could easily give in to feelings of despair, cynicism and apathy. Never have I seen such divisiveness in our society. One would almost think there is … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Politics, Provincial Politics, U.S. Politics | 95 Comments

New Season; New beginnings?

Since autumn is starting and the MPs are back in Parliament, I thought I’d put up a new post. Andrew Scheer seems like he’s finding his way as Leader of the Official Opposition. I watched question period yesterday and Bill … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 94 Comments

Conservative Leadership M.I.A

This will be more of a rant than a blog post but I am seriously disappointed in the conservatives both provincially and federally (with the exception of Brad Wall, and now he’s leaving). Both Andrew Scheer and Patrick Brown have … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 96 Comments

Premier Brad Wall – a Man of Integrity

Rex Murphy wrote an eloquent column in praise of Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall on Friday – Brad Wall’s departure a rare show of sanity and humility in politics. Reading a Rex Murphy piece is something that must not be rushed. … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Provincial Politics | 75 Comments

Great Wisdom

I found a terrific Globe column via someone I follow on Twitter and I’d like to highlight it here: Canada’s Real Strength? It’s Not Diversity, by Catherine Little. Diversity is often touted by the left (and especially by Trudeau) as … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics | 35 Comments

Left-Right Balance Struggle

A healthy democracy flourishes when there is a constant and equal struggle between two opposing sides. This keeps both in check and minimizes temptation for the Government of the day to take advantage of being in power. They are held … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Government, Ontario election, Ontario Government | 49 Comments