Let Nenshi speak his mind
Re: “Mayor urged to ‘clear up’ issue over Uber security screening,” April 27.
I voted for a mayor who has a mind of his own and is not a mouthpiece for any clandestine organization. 629 more words
By Mark Milke
Five centuries ago, the Renaissance Italian philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli wrote of how advisers were of “no small importance.”
In The Prince, a how-to guide for rulers who wished to keep their thrones, Machiavelli mused that such advice givers — secretaries as they were then called — mattered: Lousy or disloyal advisers could cost a ruler not only his power, but his head. 615 more words
TORONTO – Ontario’s Liberal government is under increasing pressure to release a complete list of private companies that were given billions of dollars in grants and loans. 720 more words
Justin Trudeau was sworn in as prime minister on November 4, with vows of sweeping change and country-wide renewal. But after half a year in office, how well are the opposition parties operating under a Liberal government? 338 more words
There is a problem with Alberta’s budget.
It is a very obvious problem — a gap between revenue and spending — with a very straightforward solution. 1,038 more words
It was not long ago that New Democrats were very nearly on top of the world, or at least of the country.
In Ottawa, the Harper government was fading and the NDP almost automatically ascendant as official Opposition and government in waiting. 640 more words