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Senate Highjinks

Trudeau’s picks prove that ‘independent’ and ‘non-partisan’ aren’t always the same thing

What is the role of the Senate in the government of Justin Trudeau? Is it an independent chamber of sober second thought?

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Conservatism and Social Entitlements

As you may have read on my “About Me” page, I had a grandmother who was staunchly anti-conservative.  In her words, “They’re only for the rich.” She truly believed this, and although she would never tell me where she put the “x” at election time, I am confident the words “Progressive Conservative” were never on the same line. 1,482 more words

A $26 million investment resulted in $115 million ADDITIONAL costs

On April 29 the Landmarks Preservation Commission (“LPC”) voted to designate the Park Avenue historic district as New York’s 111 historic district.  The district contains approximately 64 buildings and extends from 79th St. 781 more words


Trump Misread

I found it interesting that Canada’s current Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, our selfie and sunny ways PM, thinks he will get along with U.S. President Elect Donald Trump, no problem. 199 more words


Leitch Boost

OTTAWA — The leadership campaign of Conservative party hopeful Kellie Leitch is jumping on Donald Trump’s surprise U.S. victory to fire a shot at so-called Canadian elites. 146 more words



What will Donald Trump’s shock victory mean for Canada, apart from crashing the Immigration department’s website?

The simple answer is nobody knows — certainly nobody in the ballroom of Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier, where the U.S. 227 more words


Answers Required

“Something is going on here. We are sounding the alarm bells,” NDP Finance Critic Guy Caron said in a recent interview.

Caron, an economist before entering politics, points to two recent government documents. 150 more words