Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black Marvels at Quebec Economic Policy Reversal in Canada 102017

Conrad Black: Quebec is now the beacon of astute economic policy in this country While Quebec becomes an economic leader, most of English Canada is waddling through the wet cement of applied social democratic truisms. Quebec is outpacing Canada economically, for the first time since the piping days of Maurice Duplessis. Under his authoritarian guidance […]

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 […]

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 […]

Moist Kilts at Glengarry Games as T Storms Descend in Cornwall Area 080417

Moist Kilts at Glengarry Games as T Storms Descend in Cornwall Area 080417

Cornwall Ontario – Rain and T Storms are in the forecast for Friday night and into Saturday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to visit the Highland Games in Maxville on Saturday. Up to 40mm of rain are expected by Sunday as temperatures drop to below 20c making for a wet cold weekend for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dana Larsen Gave Away Marijuana Seeds In Ottawa, so there! by Roy Berger MARCH 31, 2017

Dana Larsen Gave Away Marijuana Seeds In Ottawa, so there! by Roy Berger MARCH 31, 2017

  OTTAWA ONTARIO –   Dana Larsen is from Vancouver, owns two marijuana dispensaries, is the author of four books and a prior editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine. He is on a multi-city Canadian tour with a mission to discuss marijuana in terms of it’s history, legislation, adherents and critics. At the same time, he […]

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Larry Kazdan of Vancouver BC on Bill Morneau’s Empty Cupboard Budget LTE March 23, 2017

Re:  Canada Committed to Lower Debt Ratio, Morneau Says Before Budget, 2017-03-20 http://bloombergtv.ca/2017-03-20/news/politics/canada/canada-committed-to-lower-debt-ratio-morneau-says-before-budget/ After the 2008 financial crisis, central banks created trillions of dollars to bail out big banks and corporations. Under Canada’s Economic Action Plan, our government stepped up with a $200 billion package for troubled lenders – the Extraordinary Financing Framework.  In normal […]

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

Dancing with the Liberal Insider Marijuana Czars by Roy Berger MARCH 12, 2017

  OTTAWA ONTARIO – How many Prime Ministers can dance on the head of a pin while the marijuana money rolls in?   In the bright shadows of the Le Dain Commission and the Senate Commission Young Liberals resurrected the Liberal Party during the last election and part of the deal was marijuana legalization and […]

Marc & Jodie Emery Doth Protest Too Much Methinks by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 12, 2017

Marc & Jodie Emery Doth Protest Too Much Methinks by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Marc Emery has led an interesting crusade in the name of making Marijuana legal and accessible to Canadians. He, his wife Jodie, and his supporters,  along with others in the mostly BC led industry deserve thanks from all Canadians who think it’s insane for marijuana to be prohibited while tobacco and alcohol can […]

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