On Tuesday, October 22, Husky Energy laid off ‘dozens‘ of staff in their Calgary office. The usual Kenney-media suspects have been silent. Rick Bell said nothing. Danielle Smith said nothing to Alberta but did show up on John Gormley’s show in Saskatoon. To her credit, she said there […]
“Budgets are political documents.” ~ Trevor Tombe It’s probably one of the most fluffed-up accounting documents we ever get to see. In between the spattering of charts and graphs there are affirmations of priorities, justifications for spending or cuts, and reiterations of promises past or commitments to come. […]
It hasn’t even been 48 hours since a Liberal minority government was elected but you may have heard about the burgeoning, or exploding, separation movement in Alberta. It’s called Wexit, short for Western Exit, and the membership on its Facebook Page, VoteWexit.com (yes, that’s the Page name and […]
In post-electoral reform Canada, the numbers are amazing. Andrew Coyne recently tweeted that, in 42 federal elections, the two main parties had never had less than 33% in the polls. For those keeping track, that’s the exact number of elections Canadians have voted in; ever. Even more amazing […]
“The only thing better than a slice of pizza is my plan to help you get ahead. That’s what I’ll deliver – more money in your pockets.” Andrew Scheer, ignoring the world-wide Climate Strike As hundreds of thousands of Canadians, many of them under the age of 18, […]
In this situation, it is hard to discern the two faces of Trudeau from one another. Which one is the real man, and how closely related to the carefully curated persona is that real man?
The only thing holding back Trudeau’s aspirations for a second majority term will be the overachievement of May and Singh.
Premier Jason Kenney crossed a red line today in a speech to the Oil Sands Trade Show in Fort McMurray. In the video shared by Edmonton CBC Journalist Michelle Bellefontaine, Kenney is seen opining about the way that countries like Russia have dealt with Greenpeace protestors, calling it […]
How the hell does an op-ed that is so inflammatory get printed in the two largest newspapers in Canada’s third largest market?