Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate? By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Who Won the First Canadian 2019 Election Leaders Debate?  By Jamie Gilcig #CDNPOLI 091319

Justin Trudeau skipped the first leadership debate. It’s a sign of how bad things are in Canadian Politics and the protection of our Democracy. That he didn’t finish last even though he didn’t attend says a lot. Andrew Scheer did better than this writer expected. His people got him to grin less, and he was […]

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner? By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Prime Minister Doug Ford in 2023 or Sooner?  By Jamie Gilcig 091219 #cdnpoli

Doug Ford is in the cat seat right now. With an expected Trudeau Minority win he just has to glide through this election without tipping the pot. While he’s come on hard early in his Ontario mandate, he’s also shown a willingness to reconsider positions and govern the province, and not just his party, which […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – The Silly Season Attack Ads, Fake News & More are Upon Us 091019

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – The Silly Season Attack Ads, Fake News & More are Upon Us 091019

The silly season has arrived. Normally I would reserve that for the so called “news reports” we receive over the summer, but there is an election on October 19th. Party war rooms are already hard at work, with coffee drenched staffers pouring out hundreds of Twitter tweets, smack downs and stupid comments daily. Gone are […]

Eric Duncan Just Won SD&SG as Liberals Fold and Run Heather Megill in Federal Election 090519 #cdnpoli

Eric Duncan Just Won SD&SG as Liberals Fold and Run Heather Megill in Federal Election 090519 #cdnpoli

Boy that debate should be scintillating. Justin Trudeau and his team may know something Canadians don’t? With a tight National race every riding is important. While favored to win; Eric Duncan certainly is no shoe in vote and the riding’s history is such that dropping in a candidate would’ve been a good option. Team Trudeau […]

My Vote is Up for Grabs in the Canadian Federal Election in October. By Jamie Gilcig 090219

My Vote is Up for Grabs in the Canadian Federal Election in October. By Jamie Gilcig 090219

It’s funny being a journalist in 2019. My inbox recently started to flood with releases by both the Liberals and Conservatives. Smart. We not only own a large local audience, but are have great pools of viewers in Cities like Ottawa, Toronto, and even Montreal. The internet is content driven and we provide content that […]

Liberal Hopeful Heather Megill Polls Worse Than STD. By Jamie Gilcig 082819 #cdnpoli

Liberal Hopeful Heather Megill Polls Worse Than STD.  By Jamie Gilcig 082819 #cdnpoli

The local Liberal riding association still has not rolled out a candidate for the October Federal election. It’s an interesting paradigm. With local thug Guy Lauzon retiring his long time flunky, Eric Duncan, is running in his place. Duncan is a very rare out of the closet Conservative candidate. Ironically the buzz has been tepid, […]

Duncan Trotted Out as Token Gay Voice for Scheer in CBC Spin Story on Gay Marriage Comments. By Jamie Gilcig 082819

Duncan Trotted Out as Token Gay Voice for Scheer in CBC Spin Story on Gay Marriage Comments. By Jamie Gilcig 082819

Most political Canadians know that there’s been a historic glass ceiling for Gay Conservatives with political aspirations. Ask John Baird. Ask Scott Brison who walked over to the Liberals so he could comfortably be who he is. The Liberals rolled out some vintage video of Scheer. It’s politics baby! That’s how it works. To be […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Protest Over #lavscam Ethics Committee Shutdown A Tad Much 082119

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Protest Over #lavscam Ethics Committee Shutdown A Tad Much 082119

So, the Liberals shut down the ethics committee- what else is new? Did anyone actually expect the Liberals to allow the opposition to investigate Trudeau’s conduct just weeks before an election? Let us get serious – there isn’t a party out there that would allow this to happen – it would be political suicide. Time […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Has May Thought Through #lavscam Inquiry Bite? 081819

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Has May Thought Through #lavscam Inquiry Bite? 081819

Ever since the Ethics Commissioners Report landed with a bang on Trudeau’s desk, the opposition parties have been hard at work attacking the Liberals over the SNC Lavalin scandal. This is what opposition parties are supposed to do, but with an election so close this issue takes on even more importance. For instance, the Leader […]

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Marijuana Politics & Akwesasne. By Jamie Gilcig 080119

Akwesasne has a long history of weed traffic. While many focus on the illegal tobacco smuggling; Marijuana has long been moved through Akwesasne. In fact when this newspaper covered allegations of Fentanyl laced cannabis they were based in Akwesasne. Frightening enough, the EOHU ran to another media squealing that there wasn’t any. All the local […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green Party Key Players in Minority Election Scenario 061419

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green Party Key Players in Minority Election Scenario 061419

The Greens will continue to get major media coverage which will ramp up as we get closer to the election date. We are already seeing this happen. Why? Media types will have a hard time saying positive things about the Trudeau government and I suspect many feel disappointed and betrayed by his broken promises, utter […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – JWR & Philpott Miss by Not Joining Greens 052819

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – JWR & Philpott Miss by Not Joining Greens 052819

Yesterday Jody Wilson-Raybault and Jane Philpott decided to run as independent candidates in the next election. While I respect their choice, I do wonder if it was the wisest move for these two talented MPs. Obviously, they have reasons for not choosing the Green Party, most likely policy differences. However, it is rare that any […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green Party Opportunities in the Federal Election 050719 #cdnpoli

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Green Party Opportunities in the Federal Election 050719 #cdnpoli

Lots of folks are watching the recent gains of the Green Party at the provincial level in New Brunswick and PEI and the recent bye-election win in Nanaimo-Ladysmith. They are asking themselves if we are seeing the early beginning of a change in the political landscape. There is no doubt that voters are disenchanted with […]

CFN Call for Financial Support Due to Conspiratorial City Boycott in Cornwall Ontario 050319 PT1

CFN Call for Financial Support Due to Conspiratorial City Boycott in Cornwall Ontario 050319  PT1

Canada. Section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that everyone has “the freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication.” Sadly in the City of Cornwall and SD&G this is a sad joke. It goes beyond freedom of the press and charter rights. I mean, […]

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Failures of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Process by Doug George-Kanentiio 042419

Akwesasne Mohawk Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, that $60,000,000 effort designed to address the “cultural genocide” we, the former ‘inmates’ of the residential schools experienced is a failure.  Since it began operations in 2008 the Commission has crossed Canada, heard the testimony of 6,500 people and published two volumes of its findings. It has made […]

Justin Trudeau Legal #lavscam Bluff Called by Andrew Scheer by Jamie Gilcig 040719

Justin Trudeau Legal #lavscam Bluff Called by Andrew Scheer by Jamie Gilcig 040719

Yes, I’d love to play poker with our Prime Minister any day. Although much younger, I probably would be fine boxing a round or two with him as well because my grandfather, who was a prize fighter in the 1929’s, when you only got paid if you won, taught me about things like this. Apparently […]

Trudeau Budget Looks like Pre Cursor to SNAP Election Call. by Jamie Gilcig 032019

Trudeau Budget Looks like Pre Cursor to SNAP Election Call. by Jamie Gilcig 032019

It’s amazing how politics work. There are the kool aid drinkers, the partisans, and then the slim amount of folk that will actually listen and read what is being said before making a decision where to park their vote. With Justin Trudeau fighting for his political life because of the SNC Lavalin scandal or #lavscam […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – What’s Justin Trudeau Got to Hide? 031319

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – What’s Justin Trudeau Got to Hide?  031319

So, what do the Liberals have to hide? It certainly looks like they need to hide something when you consider how fast they shut down the emergency meeting of the Justice Committee. At this point it looks like Trudeau has decided to double down and dig in and simply take his lumps on the SNC-Lavalin […]

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