Hackers with Anonymous — who last week leaked a seemingly legitimate secret document on cyber-security at Canada’s spy agency — threatened Wednesday to release decrypted text messages from former Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird allegedly showing the “real reason” why he abruptly left politics. 788 more words
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Ethnic politics helped elect a former aide to Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre as the party’s candidate in the new riding of Nepean, a losing contender for the nomination alleged Monday. 602 more words
Rex Murphy: Without his cabinet stars, Harper is left to sell himself. And that's not something he's very good at
Due to a mixture of causes — professional, personal and legal — the Conservatives have been losing some of the biggest names on their front bench. 863 more words
The National Capital Commission does not run the capital. The NCC, at crunch time, does not even run the NCC.
It is a useful thing to keep in mind as we tumble down this rabbit hole even further, with plot twists about last-minute “stacking” of the commission’s board, and fresh correspondence that shows the siting of the Victims of Communism memorial was a secret chess game among Conservative ministers. 714 more words
TORONTO — Former federal cabinet minister John Baird has been hired as a strategic adviser to Hatch, an engineering and consulting firm for resource companies. 139 more words
TORONTO Former federal cabinet minister John Baird has been hired as a strategic adviser to Hatch, an engineering and consulting firm for resource companies.
Hatch has its global head office in Mississauga, Ont., and operates in 150 countries. 124 more words