What would Douglas Fullerton, the Rideau Canal Skateway instigator, think of todayâ€™s rink waiting game?
Politicians must know cosmetics over ideology, wrote Neil Postman three decades ago. Those words ring true today.
As the country with the longest coastline, we have a vested interest in security on the seas.
PM Trudeau may believe â€˜A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian,â€™ but he still has work to do convincing many of his fellow citizens.
Compared to their predecessors, Justin Trudeau, Jagmeet Singh, and Andrew Scheer are a breath of fresh air in terms of voter appeal. But are they good administrators?
As the world becomes more dangerous, if Canada wants to be taken seriously, it must make sacrifices.
Canadians have learned to tread carefully when it comes to the tug of war between levels of government. The Spanish experience should be a cautionary tale for those who would advise brinksmanship over diplomacy.
The poor development of a product, policy, or appointment is often simply because someone did not say â€˜noâ€™ to the person in charge. The finance ministerâ€™s recent stumblings seem to be a case in point.