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Letters Of This Type

Prime Minister Trudeau's mandate letters to ministers (which he thankfully made public for the first time ever) importantly remind them that the PM’s... more
Justin Trudeau
Government Mandate Letters
Accountability
Transparency
Ethics
cdnpoli
Liberal Party of Canada
Conflict of Interest Act
Stephen Harper
Ethics Commissioner
Whistle Blowers
Corruption
Duff Conacher
Democracy Watch
Canadian politics
From the Paris attacks to last week’s mass shootings in California, like many in the civilized world over the past month I’ve been trying to wrap my head... more
#cdnpoli
Bill C51
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
cdnpoli
Andrew Coyne has hauled out Canada's most tired defeatist myths to argue for continuing the past decade of inaction and subterfuge on the international stage... more
 
December 1, 2015
climate change
COP21
climate
If it has tires or teats, you will have trouble.   That's an old adage having more truth than we would like. Wheels separating from their vehicles has been a... more
trucking
trucks
wheels
personal injury
nuts and bolts
mechanic
repairs
Queens University
MBA
401
Oshawa
Mississauga
law
testimony
witness
wheel bearings
Kitchener
Ray Gompf
In the aftermath of last Friday's horrific terrorist attacks in Paris, it is quite understandable that there is little interest in discussing possible root... more
Terrorism
Paris attack
ISIS
Root causes of terrorism
With Justin Trudeau’s cabinet now fully sworn-in and the pomp and circumstance out of the Ottawa air, the brass tacks of governing start to come in full force... more
Politics
Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development
Indigenous rights
Water
Liberals
Justin Trudeau
It was one of the more remark-able moments in a long campaign. A poised Justin Trudeau was being interviewed by CBC’s Peter Mansbridge. When asked about... more
governance
Justin Trudeau
Pierre Elliot Trudeau
Cabinet
Public Service
Parliamentary Committees
centralized political organization
  Once Canadians arrive at the correct diagnosis -- that corporate globalization is a cancer – we can then administer the cure, which involves the dismantling... more
 
November 1, 2015
Elections 2015
The harder we try to implement the items on the current climate change response policy menu, the stronger the political pushback.  We have a new government, we... more
 
By rtorrie
October 8, 2015
climate change mitigation
Climate Reality Leaders want to know: Where does Justin Trudeau really stand on climate change? Climate campaigners see an opportunity in Canada’s new... more
climate
Climate Change Activism
Climate Reality Ottawa
Climate Reality Project
COP21
Justin Trudeau
climate change
You wouldn’t know it from the headlines, but the federal Liberals just received the lowest percentage of votes to win the largest percentage of seats since... more
Elections 2015
false majority
Liberal Party of Canada
Jutin Trudeau
Ethics
lobbying
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
Whistle Blowers
political scandal
elxn42
elxn2015
cdnpoli
Canadian politics
Canadian Parliament
The historic victory by the Liberals on October 19th was well planned, executed and earned. For three years, the Liberal braintrust crafted, nurtured and drove... more
Elections 2015
Policy
Canadian politics
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
elxn42
                                                                         Neoliberal capitalism is a cancer that metastasizes on its host, the public sphere,... more
Elections 2015
monocultures
biodiversity
pluralism
neoliberalism
I've been fairly critical of the media's role in this election.  From the consortium threatening to pull Conservative Ads on false copyright pretenses, to... more
Elections 2015
Liberal Party of Canada
Media bias
Conservative Party of Canada
Andrew Coyne
Munk Debates
#GlobeDebate
Elizabeth May
Social Media
Voters
elxn42
elxn2015
cdnpoli
When Justin Trudeau pledged three consecutive deficits, Canadians were told it was “political suicide.” At first thought, many of us probably believed it. But... more
Elections 2015
Canadian government policy
debate
Canadian politics
cdnpoli
Justin Trudeau
Liberal Party of Canada
Stephen Harper
Thomas Mulcair
NDP
Conservative Party of Canada
#GlobeDebate
Economy
elxn42
elxn2015

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