Budget in the big picture

GIVING THE 'NEW GUY' A CHANCE Political Point of View   “Economics is the dismal science.” - Thomas Carlyle, paraphrased. The Liberal party’s big win in the last...

Time to keep the cash in the country

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind” — Bob Dylan It’s no coincidence Stephen Harper is turning Canada’s international attention away from North...

Three strikes against Trudeau

“If voting made any difference, do you think they’d let us do it?” — Mark Twain. Opponents of pipeline projects must be feeling betrayed by...

Politics: What happens to people when they get into government?

“Still crazy after all these years.” — Paul Simon The recent announcement by Bev Oda that she’s retiring from federal politics comes as no surprise...

Fear of what?

“I know a girl, she’s a party girl.” — U2 The unwelcome but not unexpected arrival of 500 Tamil boat people is actually a fraction...