Federal politics

Dan Christie: More on VIA Rail

LOUNGE ACT On Thursday, April 12, 2012 -exactly 100-years after the sinking of the Titanic- a full page glossy ad appeared in ‘Canada’s National Newspaper- The Globe And Mail. The ad seemed to herald the opening of VIA Rail Canada’s…

Does the Timmies crowd care?

The F35 fiasco and the Timmies crowd, an oxymoron (wikipedia definition – ” is a figure of speech that combines contradictory terms.” the BR will bet a loonie to a Maple Dip that these folks will never discuss the F35…

Two different events

took place yesterday but most of us would only have focused on one – the Federal Budget. This is where boogeyman Jim Flaherty betrayed his Tory base and introduced a Liberal budget, so liberal it might have been ghost scripted…

Sunday snippets

Drip, Drip and more drips. it’s going to get much wetter in the coming days. Political warfare of the highest kind is being fought through the media. It’s Robocall time again this week and after a short ‘phony war’ where…

The vote is in

A personal opinion: Well we did it. Voted in the NDP race. As you can see it took a bit of fine tuning to get to the final decision – one you folks will not see, due the sanctity of…

Sunday samples

#1 – the surprise for the elderly (you insert the noun adjective) . If you are over 65 and in receipt of pensions and if you have a little bit of extra income because of your company pension or RIF…