Gone is the pragmatism of the past, the calm hand on the tiller. Replaced by chaos and ill-thought-out policies.
Michael Yellowlees is a hearty, bearded, 32-year-old Scot who is walking across Canada, raising money and awareness to bring back the Caledonian Forest that once covered Scotland.
There will always be a place for the pungent, wicked, hilarious, or empathetic portrayals of public life offered by these artist-journalists of the editorial page.
Legault recently referred to ‘the next referendum.’ What next referendum? In 2018, the premier promised 10 years of peace, but he didn’t mention a referendum after that.
Within the coming weeks, there will be dozens of new MPs who arrive in Ottawa without a clear understanding of what an MP does.
If O’Toole does win on Sept. 20, he will wake up with a mounting pile of IOUs to people like François Legault, who will be telling him to ‘pay up.’
The human condition renders every one of us ordinary, but with the capacity to be exceptional. It is something our politicians might remember as they seek our votes on Sept. 20: a little humility can go a long way.
If I were advising him, I would tell the prime minister he owes his fellow citizens a mea culpa.