Can you imagine the outcry if ex-Conservative PM Stephen Harper had pulled this Canada Summer Jobs stunt? The YMCA wants kids to run swimming lessons, not Bible study.
The Conservative leader has hardly had time to unpack the family minivan at Stornoway, but media soothsayers are already writing his obit.
There is being empathetic, but there is also getting played by someone who shouldnâ€™t be within spitting distance of the PM.
Donâ€™t sweep mental health challenges under the rug during a holiday season that can make challenges seem even more pronounced.
The governmentâ€™s halfway mark is a time of critical internal assessment, prevention of fatal brand wounds, and laying the groundwork for a contest two years out.
Some work still needs to be done to deal with some of the menaces that enter your life post-automobile accident.
Senators deciding they're worthy of sesquicentennial medals makes it awkward for the real unsung heroes to accept such a prize.
Until Kevin Oâ€™Leary can clear away his political debts, he may haunt us still. This must terrify some in the Conservative leadership team.