View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Jagmeet Singh Sets for an Interesting 2019 Election

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Jagmeet Singh Sets for an Interesting 2019 Election

Ottawa Ontario – With the NDP electing Jagmeet Singh as their new leader we have seen the stage set for an interesting federal election in 2019. In a way it is the passing of the political torch from the baby boomers to the younger generation. Not only is Singh a match for Justin Trudeau on […]

Silver Spoons Morneau & Trudeau Define Liberal Arrogance by Keith Beardsley 090217

Silver Spoons Morneau & Trudeau Define Liberal Arrogance by Keith Beardsley 090217

Ottawa Ontario – Liberal arrogance will be Justin’s downfall, just as it was for his father and other Liberal government’s. For those who have been around for a while, we all remember Liberal government’s breaking major election promises, not just the minor ones that can be set aside or postponed for economic reasons. Why would […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – A Mini Cabinet Shuffle 082917

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – A Mini Cabinet Shuffle 082917

Ottawa Ontario – Ottawa awoke from its summer slumber today when Trudeau or perhaps more accurately his PMO staff decided to put together a small cabinet shuffle. At least it had those inside the Ottawa bubble chattering about it quite a bit. I would guess that the rest of the country just tuned it out […]

Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs. By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Time For Trudeau Gov’t to Stop Politicizing Refugee Programs.  By Jamie Gilcig 082817

Cornwall Ontario – There’s nothing more frightening than having to flee for your life from a war torn country. Other than historical context this writer has personally spoken with a few that have left and you can almost feel the emotions wafting from people when they share their tales of danger and woe. We all […]

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall. By Jamie Gilcig 082617

MP Lauzon Out As Canada Day Chair & Fail on Refugees in Cornwall.  By Jamie Gilcig 082617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – MP Guy Lauzon will no longer be chairing Canada Day events in Cornwall CFN has learned. The event had been run through his riding office for several years with no audited books.  His executive assistant was alleged to have stated that because the committee meetings are “in camera” that they didn’t have […]

Mike Duffy Will Win Lawsuit But Will Anyone Be Held Responsible? By Jamie Gilcig 82517

Mike Duffy Will Win Lawsuit But Will Anyone Be Held Responsible?  By Jamie Gilcig 82517

Cornwall Ontario – Blaring headlines are all over Canadian media with the news of Senator Mike Duffy suing the RCMP and Senate for close to eight million dollars. He’s represented by one of Canada’s best lawyers, Lawrence Greenspon.  I should know as Mr. Greenspon is representing me after the silly Upper Canada District School Board […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Conservatives Underestimated Trudeau 080517

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Conservatives Underestimated Trudeau 080517

Ottawa Ontario – I must admit that our visit to the St Albert’s Cheese Factory yesterday started out as a bit of a lark. After reading David Akin’s post on Twitter that Justin Trudeau would be visiting the cheese factory, we decided to go over and see him. The original intention was to try to […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Time to Move On From Khadr 072717

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Time to Move On From Khadr 072717

Ottawa Ontario – There is a point with every political attack on an opponent when you have to put a leash on it and move on to another issue. Staying on an issue too long gives your opponent time to get organized and counter attack, thereby limiting your impact. Both the Khadr and Rolling Stone […]

Free Holder & Phil Blancher Taken to Task Over Dairy Supply Management System JUNE 5, 2017

Free Holder & Phil Blancher Taken to Task Over Dairy Supply Management System JUNE 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I often wonder why Post Media’s Standard Freeholder would allow one of its competitor’s people to write articles for them?   I know times are hard, what with another round of buyouts that saw the likes of editor Len Hooper, and long time local fave Greg “Boomer” Peerenboom depart, but this week’s […]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Statement on President Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement JUNE 2, 2017

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Statement on President Trump Pulling Out of Paris Agreement JUNE 2, 2017

Ottawa, Ontario June 1, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement in response to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement: “We are deeply disappointed that the United States federal government has decided to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Canada is unwavering in our commitment to fight climate […]

Conrad Black Agrees With President Trump – Dishonest Media Are the Enemy of the People MAY 19, 2017

Conrad Black Agrees With President Trump – Dishonest Media Are the Enemy of the People MAY 19, 2017

Even allowing for the astonishing pyrotechnics of current American politics, the Canadian journalistic reaction has been rather disappointing. Canadians have a unique ring-side seat on American personalities and events, and flatter themselves that they know that country better than any other foreigners do. Perhaps because of the garishness of American politics, the immense amounts of […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Question Period Change Shouldn’t be by Force APRIL 11, 2017

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Question Period Change Shouldn’t be by Force APRIL 11, 2017

OTTAWA ONTARIO – It is unfortunate that the Liberals have tried to ram the changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons down everyone’s throats. Change is definitely needed and some of the changes which come out of the work done by Michael Chong have merit. For instance designating one day as a […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Vimy Ridge No Place for Partisanship APRIL 11, 2017

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Vimy Ridge No Place for Partisanship APRIL 11, 2017

Ottawa ONTARIO – There are times when it is best to put partisanship aside. The ceremony at Vimy Ridge was one of those moments. It is a shame and a little perplexing that Prime Minister Trudeau didn’t extend an invitation to the opposition leaders to join him there. This was a missed opportunity. Trudeau had […]

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

Kelly Coulter Price Crunching Legal Marijuana vs Black Market APRIL 09, 2017

VICTORIA BC – Let’s just say that, hypothetically speaking, the current black market in Canada is based on three models of cultivation. The first model is the seasonal outdoor grower, the second is the hobby indoor grower and the third is the commercial indoor grower. Model one harvests every fall and sells his/her crop based […]

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

LTE Jack White of Toronto on Illegal Alien Perks in Canada APRIL 2, 2017

Dear Editor, When a Canadian crosses into Canada without reporting to Canada Customs, the next time they pass through a customs checkpoint,  the have their vehicle confiscated.  When a Canadian carries a person into Canada without first checking with Canada Customs, the are arrested and charged with human smuggling. However, when an illegal immigrant smuggles […]

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