Saturday, October 19, 2019

PM’s reluctant start to a political career

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Gerry Nicholls’s soon-to-be-published memoirs Loyal to the Core: Stephen Harper, Me and the NCC.  See my blog...

Dion’s Hidden Agenda

We always hear stories in the media about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s so-called “Hidden Agenda.” This agenda is supposedly Harper’s secret plan to transform Canadians...

Time for political vice tax

Ideally the taxes we pay are supposed to serve some noble purpose. In the olden days this noble purpose was to ensure the king was...

Politicians Need to Improve Their Image

Voter participation in this country is on the decline. Fewer and fewer Canadians are taking the time to trudge down to their local polling station...

Is Canada a Left Wing Country?

One of the myths about Canada is that it’s a left-wing country. According to this myth conservatism – with its emphasis on limited government, free...

Let’s Replace Dion with a Carrot

I have some shockingly bad news for Liberals across the land and especially for Liberal leader Stephane Dion. After a great deal of exhaustive...

Free at last! Wherever I am

Originally published in the Edmonton Sun This upcoming weekend I am giving a speech on a beautiful but isolated wooded estate near Orono, Ontario. That’s where...

Divine advice for leftists

If political correctness was an official state religion (which it nearly is) most Canadians would be heretics. After all, it’s so easy to have an...

American Idol Not a Good Model for Politics

I have no idea who will win the federal Liberal leadership race. But here’s one thing I do know: the winner will be the person...

Why the CAW (really) left the NDP behind

At its recent convention, the Canadian Auto Workers union officially severed its political relationship with the New Democratic Party. It was hardly a surprising development....

Belinda: Come clean on the gag law

Published here with the express permission of Gerry Nicholls, Vice-President, National Citizens Coalition Ms. Stronach signed a petition against the Liberals’ limits on citizens buying ads...

Privatized CBC could make new Friends—stockholders

The friends of Canadian broadcasting are getting nervous. In fact, CBC lovers across the country are staring their worst nightmare in the face, or...