Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

Letter to the Editor from MP Claude Gravelle Canada Needs a National Dementia Plan – Aug 14, 2014

I have a 43-year-old teacher volunteering on my campaign for a national dementia plan because, astonishingly, Matt’s wife who is 45 is already in secure, long-term care with the illness (Frontotemporal dementia, FTD) . They have three children – 14, 12 and 10. About 15 per cent of the 750,000 Canadians living with dementia are […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Come Fly With Me! NDP Flight Attacks on Harper Gov’t.

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Come Fly With Me!  NDP Flight Attacks on Harper Gov’t.

CFN – Watching the NDP’s feigned outrage at the Conservative’s use (misuse) of government aircraft generates flashbacks to when the Conservatives were in opposition. At that time as head of the Conservative research group looking into Liberal misdeeds, we would often check the Challenger jet flight logs. Most of the time it was pretty boring […]

OP ED The Trudeau Senate Reality Check by Wes McLean, MLA Victoria-Tobique, New Brunswick Trudeau Senate Reality Check

OP ED The Trudeau Senate Reality Check by Wes McLean, MLA Victoria-Tobique, New Brunswick  Trudeau Senate Reality Check

Early on in Martin Scorcese’s 2006 film “The Departed”, Massachuesetts State Police Captain Oliver Queenan, played by Martin Sheen, tells the young aspirant, Billy Costigan, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, “We deal in deception here. What we do not deal in is self-deception.” We are deceiving ourselves if we believe that the Liberal Senate ouster is […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Is History Repeating Itself – Senate Scandals & The Harper Government

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Is History Repeating Itself – Senate Scandals & The Harper Government

CFN – Is history repeating itself? I would bet Prime Minister Harper certainly hopes it doesn’t, at least not while he is the Prime Minister. Back in February of 2004, then Auditor General Sheila Fraser brought in a report that kicked off what would eventually become known as the sponsorship scandal. The negative press coverage […]

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