View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – And They’re Off! 2015 Election Campaign Begins! AUG 4, 2015 #CDNPOLI

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – And They’re Off!  2015 Election Campaign Begins!  AUG 4, 2015 #CDNPOLI

Canadians have been given front row seats to one of the longest elections in our history. With 76 days left we can only pray that at some point in time it becomes interesting. There certainly wasn’t much excitement in the first few days of the campaign to grab our attention. Do voters care that Mulcair […]

Stephen Harper Calls 78 Day Election – Local Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig AUG 2, 2015 #CDNPOLI

Stephen Harper Calls 78 Day Election – Local Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig AUG 2, 2015 #CDNPOLI

If money talks Stephen Harper will have another majority government.   Of course when you make the rules it’s expected that you get good results.    Right now Mr. Harper set the rules that they benefit himself and his party and it just might work. Justin Trudeau, if an election were held today would finish […]

No, I am not Running in 2015 for the NDP – Rumor Put to Rest & Election Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 23, 2015

No, I am not Running in 2015 for the NDP – Rumor Put to Rest & Election Thoughts  by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 23, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – My phone started ringing far too early this morning.   It was surreal, but I live in surreal times in a surreal community. I first have to shoot down and dispel the rumor.  I will categorically not be the NDP candidate for this riding in the upcoming Federal election. As much as […]

Did John Baird Hit the Glass Ceiling? MP Resigns Cabinet Post by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 3, 2015 POLL

CFN – John Baird was one of the Harper government’s most interesting Cabinet ministers.   Today he announced that he’s stepping down from his post and will not be running again.   There’s wild speculation about what has triggered his decision. Could it be that MP’s that retire before the end of February get their […]

Conrad Black: Radical Islam poses a real, direct threat to the West — including Canada JAN 24, 2015

Conrad Black: Radical Islam poses a real, direct threat to the West — including Canada JAN 24, 2015

CFN – It is distressing to witness the waffling and quibbling in both federal opposition parties over Canada’s contribution to the anti-terrorist effort in the Middle East, and even more depressing to note the failure of the opposition to show any recognition of the nature of the intensifying struggle between the West and radical Islam. […]

Where to, Canada? A Canadian looks at the country that welcomed him and his family forty-six years ago. by PJ Robertson

CFN – In “The Art of Fiction” Henry James cites “the very obvious truth that the deepest quality of a work of art will always be the quality of the mind of the producer.” Inasmuch as a country is a work of art—a work in progress, to be sure—its deepest quality will be the quality of […]