Category Archives: Canadian Government

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

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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

From the Canadian Ministry of Hypocrisy

Yesterday Ralph Goodale and company desperately tried to blame the Harper Government for the outrage of having to apologize and pay off Omar Khadr. However many people are pointing out that Ralph Goodale was a Cabinet minister during the Chretien/Martin … Continue reading

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Andrew Scheer – Team Builder

The new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada has many challenges right now but once of the most important is to bring his caucus together. That is the fundamental building block on which he can unite and grow the … Continue reading

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Of protests and civil disobedience

(Reposted from Blue Like You June 6, 2011) At first I was planning to protest Brigette DePape’s protest by ignoring it, but some interesting angles are aligning. Namely we have a front page story in today’s National Post about 62-year-old … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Government, PM Stephen Harper | 68 Comments