Elizabeth May: Not as advertised

"Not as advertised." That's the catchphrase Conservatives are using to bash Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It's a line of attack the NDP might want to use against Green Party leader Elizabeth May. May is under fire for suggesting that, if found guilty on fraud and corruption charges, SNC-Lavalin should be compelled to resolve the drinking … Continue reading Elizabeth May: Not as advertised

Veterans in unique position to discredit far-right extremism

Faith Goldy loves veterans. “I personally wish every day was Remembrance Day,” she said during a Nov. 11, 2015 Rebel Media broadcast. Goldy was later fired by the Rebel when her bigotry went “too far” even for Ezra Levant. But she continues to exploit Canadians’ affinity for veterans, using wartime propaganda posters to advance her … Continue reading Veterans in unique position to discredit far-right extremism

Singh improving, but NDP still in trouble

On most Fridays, federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's capital gains announcement would have garnered at least modest media traction. But yesterday was not most Fridays. Not by a long shot. The publication of Jody Wilson-Raybould's submission to the justice committee -- which included an audio recording of her Dec. 19, 2018 phone call with then … Continue reading Singh improving, but NDP still in trouble

Veterans Affairs remains a dumping ground

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has continued the longstanding tradition of using Veterans Affairs as a dumping ground for the ineffectual (or, in the case of Jody Wilson-Raybould, the incorruptible). Forced to name a new minister due to Wilson-Raybould's resignation, Trudeau called upon one of his government's dimmest lights, Lawrence MacAulay, to take over at Veterans … Continue reading Veterans Affairs remains a dumping ground

Nova Scotia Proud rears its ugly head

What a time to be a Bluenoser. Canada's Ocean Playground is the latest province to get its very own branch plant of the deeply cynical Ontario Proud Facebook page. Nova Scotia Proud launched Oct. 29 and has already attracted about 2,000 followers. It provides the same mix of feel-good posts and misleading political invective as … Continue reading Nova Scotia Proud rears its ugly head