It’s been several hours, and I still think this is the stupidest political move I’ve seen in months – and that’s saying something. Why, you ask? This isn’t a decision. It’s a suicide note. #cdnpoli https://t.co/ahrI7jT2bO — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 18, 2017 The Conservatives are tying themselves to every crazy/offensive thing Rebel does between... View Article
Those were some of the early names of the Tragically Hip. They got their start in the early Eighties in the nascent Kingston punk scene. A lot of bands got their start in punk rock (and some of us never left). I always felt the Hip’s Downie had that don’t-give-a-fuck punk ethos about him. RIP... View Article
The embattled finance minister was told he didn't technically have to, but the reason isn't going to help him fend off critics The post Here’s why Bill Moreau didn’t sell his stock or set up a blind trust appeared first on Macleans....
SFH, meanwhile, offer this to our fellow punk rocker. Gabba gabba hey, punk grrrl! https://youtu.be/bQ4aYqpIWIc
Seriously. He did. Here’s the Globe: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer abruptly ended a news conference and stopped taking questions from reporters on Monday when asked whether he was aware his campaign manager had worked out of the Rebel office during his leadership run. Hamish Marshall, Mr. Scheer’s former campaign manager, told The Globe and Mail... View Article
Terry Glavin on the Liberals' increasingly dangerous, starry-eyed enthusiasm for China, and how badly Ottawa keeps misreading its rise The post Why Canadians need to start worrying about China appeared first on Macleans.ca.
I’m serious. Check out the reaction of these hundreds of total strangers to the news that Recipe For Hate – which Publisher’s Weekly called “riveting…Tension starts high and stays there in this unflinching page-turner, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the early punk scene and a moving testament to the power of friendship” – would be... View Article
First point of the new tax plan: ‘I don’t know what I’m doing. I don’t know that I don’t know what I’m doing.’ The post Scott Feschuk unpacks Donald Trump’s totally awesome just-trust-me tax plan appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic," Senator McCain said in a speech Monday night The post John McCain blasts ‘spurious nationalism’ and isolationist politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.
If accepted, the bill would protect workers from being required to wear unsafe footwear as part of dress and uniform codes The post Ontario bill seeks ban on mandatory high heels as part of uniforms appeared first on Macleans.ca.
What Nenshi's close brush with defeat against an inexperienced conservative candidate means for the arena debate—and the next provincial election The post Naheed Nenshi put out a fire, now must deal with the Flames appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Opinion: If the Liberals really wanted to help the economy, they'd design a policy with ambitious entrepreneurs in mind—not an army of small-business owners content to stay that way The post Trudeau’s pandering small business tax cut will do nothing for the economy appeared first on Macleans.ca.
In Stouffville, Ont., Trudeau took over from Bill Morneau, unveiling a tax cut and some new messaging around an unravelling tax plan The post The Prime Minister’s tax reform damage control tour appeared first on Macleans.ca.
New Brunswick MP Wayne Long says backbench grinders are finally being heard by Liberal stars The post A Liberal small-business tax maverick basks in the moment appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Scott Gilmore: Surveys reveal that people are living increasingly isolated existences, and it may help explain the rise of far-right politics The post Donald Trump and our crisis of loneliness appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Nice guy. Knew a lot about current events. Says he looks forward to reading Recipe For Hate. Told him it is getting great reviews. We had a great chat, although it was a little odd that he put both of his hands around my neck at one point. It seemed to have some historic significance. Anyway,... View Article
How desperate is Justin Trudeau to keep NAFTA? Ask the Mexicans, now peering out from under the proverbial bus – where, you know, Trudeau pushed them. Pretty desperate. As they welcomed the Canadian Prime Minister to Mexico City on Thursday – and as they gamely extracted the Canadian-made stainless steel that had slipped between their... View Article
The international community watches as the U.S. shocks with NAFTA demands, looking for clues to Trump's larger plan The post Nations ponder how to deal with Trump’s ‘withdrawal doctrine’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The Brookings Institute has just released a 108-page, single-spaced, fully-footnoted, tightly-reasoned indictment of Donald Trump. The whole document is here. At the risk of spoiling it for you, here is the key part of the conclusion: With that caveat, our review of the facts and the law leads us to the view that the president likely... View Article
Trump's former chief strategist is promoting a field of potential primary challengers to take on disfavoured Republicans in Congress The post Steve Bannon: ‘Nobody can run and hide’ in Republican establishment appeared first on Macleans.ca.