The Conservative Party has become unhinged—even though a perfectly sensible exit deal from the EU already exists. Theresa May signed it last November.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, both contenders for the Tory leadership in the U.K., have vowed to junk May’s deal and 'renegotiate' a better one, but that truly is infeasible, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Oscar Wilde described fox-hunting as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible.” Brexit may be similarly defined as the unhinged in pursuit of the infeasible.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.