Author Archives: joannebly

Has Kathleen Wynne has lost her mind??

Never a winning strategy to denigrate the President of the United States when NAFTA negotiations are at such a critical state – especially if you are the leader of Canada’s largest province. Ontario premier bashing US President on the eve … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, NAFTA, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics, U.S. Politics | 29 Comments

A Conservative renaissance?

I was wanting to start a new post here since the previous one is becoming a bit long with all the comments. When I tried to think of a new topic, the usual shenanigans of the Ontario and Federal Liberals … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 101 Comments

The Unbearable Shallowness of Justin Trudeau

Terrific interview and column by Antonella Artuso in the Sun: EXCLUSIVE: Prof. Jordan Peterson gives ‘Peter Pan’ Trudeau budget a failing grade: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “gender equity” budget is as shallow and ideologically-driven as he is, professor Jordan B. … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Elections, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Identity Politics | 175 Comments

Four More Years of Wynne?

I fear I might annoy some of my True-Blue readership here but I need to convey my disappointment with last night’s Progressive Conservative leadership results. It’s not that I dislike Doug Ford as a person, but I truly do fear … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government | 76 Comments

Mr. Dressup Goes to India

What can be said that hasn’t already been proclaimed all over global media as to what a twit we have for Prime Minister? Trudeau’s trip to India surely has to have been one of the most gaffe-laden, mocked, and derided … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics | 145 Comments

Ontario Political Drama

The Patrick Brown debacle continues in the news with Brown fighting back to clear his name – which he is certainly entitled to do. The question for the Ontario PC Party now is how to address all this controversy and … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Politics, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 133 Comments

There are no Angels in Politics

I’m just going to write down some stream-of-consciousness thoughts here. In almost every party and every level of government we are constantly pinning our hopes on our political representatives – and yet they all seem to disappoint us sooner or … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Economy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 166 Comments

Justin Trudeau – The Great Divider

The Trudeau Government sure has stepped into it this time concerning the application requirements for youth summer-job funding. Voices right across a broad political spectrum are critical of how this is being rolled out. The Toronto Star editorial board (of … Continue reading

Posted in Big Government, Canadian Charter, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Identity Politics | 213 Comments

Happy 2018!!

I had actually started two previous drafts of my first post of 2018. The first had to do with Kathleen Wynne’s politically self-serving economic policies and the second was about the apparent Joshua Boyle-Justin Trudeau bromance. But then I remembered … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy | 144 Comments

Mary Dawson gives Justin Trudeau a lump of coal for Christmas

Via the Toronto Star: Trudeau violated conflict-of-interest rules with vacation to Aga Khan’s island: ethics commissioner. Nice parting shot Ms. Dawson! No doubt you were tired of being thrown under the bus by this Liberal Government. Thank you very much … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Entitlement | 101 Comments