View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Scheer vs Beyak – 010918

Ottawa Ontario – The Monday news coverage should have been another bad day for Prime Minister Trudeau. Joshua Boyle was going to be in court and the expected news coverage would have dragged the PM’s name and his foolish decision to meet with Boyle into the spotlight yet again. This was something the Liberals certainly… Continue reading View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Scheer vs Beyak – 010918

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… Continue reading Mike Duffy Will Win Lawsuit But Will Anyone Be Held Responsible? By Jamie Gilcig 82517

Bernadette Clement Play for the Senate or Judgeship? March 19, 2016 LTE

Dear Editor,   Ever step into the kind of muck that takes hold of your foot — twist and turn, and you’re more stuck, and deeper in? And when you get loose, you’re minus a shoe, or there’s a clod of mud that won’t come off without a mess on your hands.   Stepping in… Continue reading Bernadette Clement Play for the Senate or Judgeship? March 19, 2016 LTE

Conrad Black: Will the Duffy trial be the Bayne of the Harper Government – APRIL 12, 2015

The Mike Duffy trial opened with a formidable blast from his counsel, Donald Bayne, predicting that Nigel Wright, who is renowned to all as an honourable man and has been exempted from any charge in the matter, will confirm in his testimony that Duffy was pushed “by the Prime Minister’s Office” into accepting Wright’s $90,000, which… Continue reading Conrad Black: Will the Duffy trial be the Bayne of the Harper Government – APRIL 12, 2015

Is Mike Duffy or Stephen Harper on Trial today as The Circus Comes to Ottawa by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

CFN – Today Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is on trial.    In reality it is former Journalist and Senator Mike Duffy that’s on the docket and facing a judge, but ultimately Canadians will be keenly listening for glimpses of the man behind the curtain. What’s scariest to this writer is the simple truth that… Continue reading Is Mike Duffy or Stephen Harper on Trial today as The Circus Comes to Ottawa by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

Are you Tired of Senate Rhetoric in Canada Yet? My Concept for Reform by Jamie Gilcig

CFN– My understanding of our Senate in Canada growing up was that it was the somber house of last resort; a check to the balance of whatever laws elected officials in Parliament tried to ram through. We of course need a Senate to balance the vagaries of partisan political aspirations in Canada, but somehow we… Continue reading Are you Tired of Senate Rhetoric in Canada Yet? My Concept for Reform by Jamie Gilcig

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

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Senate Change Has arrived After Trudeau Play – Jan 29, 2014

CFN – Justin Trudeau probably shocked his Senate caucus colleagues more than the voting public today when he announced he was removing Liberal senators from the Liberal caucus, thereby limiting the caucus to elected members of parliament. For the most part I don’t think the public cares one way or another how a senator labels… Continue reading View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – Senate Change Has arrived After Trudeau Play – Jan 29, 2014

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