Unendorsed Endorsements

Posted: 28/10/2015 8:29:51 AM

It's a little too clever to make the statement that print is dead. People have been saying that for a hundred years and yet every morning, Canadians are reading the newspaper.  5.3 million newspapers sold every single day. But in the final days of the federal election, both national newspapers made it very difficult to wish them any success.



Posted: 21/10/2015 9:09:17 AM

Well that, my friends, was an election for the ages. The pendulum swung hard. Good men and women were defeated and lots of new folks are heading to Ottawa. But no matter how you voted; no matter whether you were cheering or sobbing a Liberal majority; a new Parliament has been chosen peacefully by the people and that is worth celebrating.


The End of Big Thinking

Posted: 14/10/2015 9:32:25 AM

For weeks now the Canadian Press has been doing a wonderful thing. They are compiling all of the promises of the main contenders for the job of prime minister and it is a great resource.  Because when you see all the promises in one place and you get the big picture.  Wow! Completely underwhelming.  If you strung all the promises together in the form of a Final Jeopardy question, the answer would be, “what is a lack of vision?


We've Got Issues

Posted: 07/10/2015 9:31:50 AM

Well here we are in the midst of yet another federal election. Now normally I love an election, but this is not just any election. This is the longest election in modern Canadian history. We are sixty-six days in and I would love to tell you that we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but with two weeks left to go I can't even see the tunnel.