Category Archives: News and politics

We now know Wilson-Raybould was pressured. They just didn’t call it that

Andrew Coyne – National Post with added commentary Feb 21, 2019 — Good summary of the SNC-Lavalin affair in the National Post by Andrew Coyne covering the legal and ethical perspective and the dangerous precedence it will set if meaningful … Continue reading

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What does it take to become a morning person

UNSPLASH DAVE MCGINN – The Globe and Mail FEB 23, 2019 — Interesting article and I got some laughs out of the alarm the author is using and the ones listed at the end of the article for those that … Continue reading

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“Socialism” vs. “capitalism” is a false dichotomy

The socialist of the moment: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Detroit on July 28, 2018. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images — The US and Canada are already social democracies with a mix of socialism and capitalism. Countries with the right balance are getting among … Continue reading

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Ontario lobbyists fear loss of access unless they sell Ford fundraiser tickets

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto on Jan. 21, 2019. NATHAN DENETTE/THE CANADIAN PRESS — Concerning information in this and related article here https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-ontario-pcs-rake-in-donations-under-new-fundraising-rules/ The federal liberals were caught doing this as well … Continue reading

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Fraud, bribery charges against former SNC-Lavalin executive Stephane Roy thrown out

Former SNC-Lavalin vice-president Stephane Roy leaves the courtroom on Feb. 19, 2019 in Montreal. RYAN REMIORZ/THE CANADIAN PRESS Fraud, bribery charges against former SNC-Lavalin executive Stephane Roy thrown out – The Globe and Mail A judge has dismissed fraud and … Continue reading

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What is the PMO, who works there and what does it do? A guide for the SNC-Lavalin affair – The Globe and Mail

Telford and Butts look on as Trudeau delivers his opening remarks during the Meeting of First Ministers in Ottawa on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-pmo-trudeau-snc-lavalin-gerald-butts-explainer/ Archive of this important public interest story below along with related … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Scandals; of SNC and CSA

Good comparison and details of how reporting of corruption to the federal government ignored and worse, covered up. https://www.restorecsa.com/news/article/a-tale-of-two-scandals-of-snc-and-csa Related Older Globe and Mail article from 2014 but it still has some applicable and concerning insights. Canada not immune from … Continue reading

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