Author Archives: joannebly

Trudeau-Trump Feud

I’m starting a new thread here for the latest developments in the NAFTA negotiations and the unfortunate fallout from the G7 summit. I have been supportive of Trump in the past but this situation demands that everyone park their egos … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, NAFTA, PM Stephen Harper, U.S. Politics | 102 Comments

Waking up in Blue Ontario!

Since I started writing a blog back in 2005 I have been railing against the Liberals who have been in power for almost 15 years now. But that all changed last night. It was my fellow Blogging Tory buddy Alberta … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Democracy, Economy, Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 41 Comments

NDP plus Wynne = Nightmare!

Lorrie Goldstein clearly lays out the case for a PC majority here: Horwath now open to coalition government with Wynne. This is scary stuff. Probably the absolute worst-case scenario. Horwath is now flip-flopping on a previous statement that no way … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government, Provincial Politics | 92 Comments

Worrisome NDP Candidates

Great article here by Joe Warmington about the latest NDP candidate to be outed for a controversial past: Gurratan Singh, brother of Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. Apparently Gurratan wasn’t a big fan of police when he was younger, but Andrea … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government | 54 Comments

And they’re off and running!!

Well the Ontario election of 2018 has officially started! Of course Wynne has been campaigning on taxpayer dime the last few months with all her spending announcements, so campaign costs will now have to come out of Liberal coffers. So … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Provincial Politics | 161 Comments

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 | 135 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