View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Short Term Gain Can Lead to Long Term Pain NOV 15, 2016

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Short Term Gain Can Lead to Long Term Pain NOV 15, 2016

OTTAWA ONTARIO – When you hear that the KKK is planning a victory march to celebrate Donald Trump’s election win, it does make you wonder whether or not it was the right move for a candidate to align herself with some of his immigration policies even if there was an attempt to “Canadianize” them. No […]

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

SD&SG MP Guy Lauzon Abuses Tax Payers With Partisan Mailer by Jamie Gilcig SEPT 16, 2016

Conservative MP Guy Lauzon issued a new mailer.   The purpose of a mailer generally is to communicate with voters in the riding.  It is done at tax payer’s expense and not of the Conservative Party. The latest mailer, which is a whopping 11×17 inches includes  a whopping four pages in English and French, nearly as […]

Conrad Black Reviews Early Days of Trudeau Regime JULY 10, 2016

Conrad Black Reviews Early Days of Trudeau Regime JULY 10, 2016

A pattern is emerging in the conduct of the Trudeau government. It straddles fairly stylishly between gestures to the trendy and fashionable cutting leftward edge of its support without grossly offending the solid centre of the country that provides the majority for any Canadian federal government. That centre was fairly comfortable with the Harper government, […]

Lauzon A Pigeon With No Roost as Trudeau Gains Majority – Clement Back to Council by Jamie Gilcig

Lauzon A Pigeon With No Roost as Trudeau Gains Majority – Clement Back to Council by Jamie Gilcig

Canadians have spoken, and loudly, condemning Stephen Harper and rebuking his policies to the point of giving Justin Trudeau and his Liberals a full majority. Thomas Mulcair and his NDP fared even worse than Harper sliding back to their traditional less than 50 seats. Locally Guy Lauzon handily beat City Councilor Bernadette Clement for a […]

Conrad Black Writes Stephen Harper’s Political Obituary – OCT 17, 2015

Conrad Black Writes Stephen Harper’s Political Obituary – OCT 17, 2015

The arguments for voting for Conservative Leader Stephen Harper are numerous and persuasive. He has been a competent and diligent prime minister who has avoided fiscal imprudence, brought us well through the 2008 financial crisis and has gone to great and imaginative lengths to keep taxes down and shrink public-sector spending as a share of […]

SD&SG Riding President Calls Incumbent MP A Bully on Social Media by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

SD&SG Riding President Calls Incumbent MP A Bully on Social Media by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

As we get closer to the 19th it seems the local Liberals are feeling the frustration from trailing so badly in the poll numbers.      Or simply they have an utter boob as a riding President and simply didn’t replace him as they never had much hope of actually winning?   At the 8 […]

Media Pushing Hard for Justin Trudeau Victory in Federal Election by Jamie Gilcig OCT 11, 2015

Media Pushing Hard for Justin Trudeau Victory in Federal Election by Jamie Gilcig OCT 11, 2015

Maybe Stephen Harper was right all those years claiming an unfair media bias…or maybe all those years of claiming media bias are coming home to bite him on his thinking parts, but this election is seeing a clear surge this Thanksgiving weekend of media mania for all things Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. Which is […]

Burger Knocks Lauzon Down and Clement Kicks Him by Reg Coffey

Burger Knocks Lauzon Down and Clement Kicks Him by Reg Coffey

Patrick Burger, Guy Lauzon, Bernadette Clement, Elaine Kennedy CFN- It was a feisty debate at the Civic Complex last night. Three of the four candidates were ready for battle and battle they did. The Green Party Candidate, Elaine Kennedy, was much more circumspect about the election preferring to talk about the environment and communication in general […]

Garden Girl is Sick of the Money Sucking Vortex & the Federal Election – OCT 3, 2015

Garden Girl is Sick of the Money Sucking Vortex & the Federal Election – OCT 3, 2015

Apparently Stephen Harper has visited S.,D. & G. and proclaimed that rural Canada should have better internet. The problem is not that we don’t have decent internet, it is that we are expected to pay astronomical amounts for data when our urban friends pay a pittance. Especially when our incomes are compared. In fact, there […]

Lauzon Toughs It Out During Election While Wife Endures Lymphoma by Jamie Gilcig

Lauzon Toughs It Out During Election While Wife Endures Lymphoma by Jamie Gilcig

It’s an odd and strange election here in SD&SG.  With MP Guy Lauzon polling with over 60% support there is little doubt he will be re elected.   The lack of pork delivered to the riding this term clearly shows that the Harper team feel no threat to SD&SG turning Red or Orange. In fact […]

Letter to the Editor – Tom Manley On Conservative Tax Credits SEPT 20, 2015

Letter to the Editor – Tom Manley On Conservative Tax Credits SEPT 20, 2015

Conservative Tax Credits Are Big Government The Harper Conservative are proposing a tax credit for service club memberships. That follows earlier tax credits for volunteer firemen, children’s organized sports, and children’s organized cultural activities. These are all very noble and worthy endeavours. But do they need tax credits? Do tax credits make them more worthy […]

Harper Wins G&M Leader Debate by Default – Mulcair for Best Tie! by Jamie Gilcig

Harper Wins G&M Leader Debate by Default – Mulcair for Best Tie!  by Jamie Gilcig

I have to admit I wanted to hear the three leaders of the parties with an actual chance to lead our government debate.   Elizabeth May would probably have kicked butt, but it’s important for voters to get as good a chance as they can to see the three contenders in action, especially with the […]

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown Forces Premier Wynne to Retreat With First Question at Queen’s Park SEPT 15, 2015

Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown took his seat at Queen’s Park and took aim at Premier Kathleen Wynne with his first question. He attacked on high hydro rates in the province which the Premier ducked and deflected.   What do you think dear CFN viewers?   Does Brown have game?  Will have have the ability […]

After Meeting Local NDP Candidate I Can’t Vote in Federal Election by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 20, 2015 #CDNPOLI

After Meeting Local NDP Candidate I Can’t Vote in Federal Election by Jamie Gilcig – AUG 20, 2015 #CDNPOLI

This has to be the weirdest Federal election I’ve lived through.    I’m now a hyper partisan voter.  No more party allegiances for me. The problem is that in this race the one leader I’d lean towards I’ve lost all faith in.    Nor do I see that much separating the three main parties. Yes, […]

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