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As Comey testifies, real focus will be on Trump

Testimony from fired FBI director James Comey likely to bring hours of uncomfortable attention to Trump administration The post As Comey testifies, real focus will be on Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Live later: James Comey testifies to Congress

Former FBI director James Comey is set to testify regarding possible foreign influence in the U.S. election The post Live later: James Comey testifies to Congress appeared first on Macleans.ca.

U.K. election 2017: Live results map

Riding-by-riding results as they came in from across the United Kingdom The post U.K. election 2017: Live results map appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Missing Barack Obama, and the long, hard march toward change

The 44th president's speech Montreal was no mere swipe at his successor. It was a reminder of how tough real political leadership is. The post Missing Barack Obama, and the long, hard march toward change appeared first on Macleans.c...

Highly-scientific poll™: who is gonna win in Ontario?

Vote now, vote often! The Ontario election is one year away. Who is going to win? — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) June 7, 2017

Harjit Sajjan’s $62-billion defence policy long shot

History shows long-term military spending often gets squeezed by hard-up governments—but sometimes it does get done The post Harjit Sajjan’s $62-billion defence policy long shot appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What is Canada’s infrastructure bank for?

Pierre Poilievre on the risk of loan guarantees as part of Canada's new infrastructure bank's operations The post What is Canada’s infrastructure bank for? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The Liberals’ defence policy: So much, and too little

Chrystia Freeland set out a bold vision for Canada's foreign policy. But the Liberals' defence policy seems to offer little path toward meeting it. The post The Liberals’ defence policy: So much, and too little appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What Quebec wants: To be a little closer to Canada

'The constitutional aspect is a little one-time mention,' says the minister heading up Quebec's discussion on its place in Canada The post What Quebec wants: To be a little closer to Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Comet on Trump: “It was very concerning”

Wow.  Here’s Comey’s prepared statement.  It’s going to be quite a morning, tomorrow. This is obstruction of justice, by any reasonable standard.  The only reason why Comey does not come out clearly and say that, I suspect, is because he knows he will be asked this tomorrow: “Well, if you felt it was obstruction of […]

Ontario snap election, pro and con

Rumours are rampant. Tweeters are a-Twitter. Pundits are prognosticating. Herewith, the Grit pros and cons. PRO eliminates the PC’s huge financial advantage capitalizes on post-budget bounce potentially catches the opposition off-guard  recognizes that things could get worse the longer they wait CON we could lose – badly

Comey says Trump told him: ‘I expect loyalty’

Former FBI director James Comey releases his prepared statement to Congress ahead of committee appearance Thursday The post Comey says Trump told him: ‘I expect loyalty’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Harjit Sajjan announces a new defence policy: Full speech

The defence minister pledges to better support troops and veterans, re-equip the military, and play a leadership role in NATO The post Harjit Sajjan announces a new defence policy: Full speech appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Canada plans to wage offensive cyber and drone attacks

Defence review identifies wide range of threats, including 'grey zone' of hybrid warfare, ever-present terrorism and climate change The post Canada plans to wage offensive cyber and drone attacks appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years

Money will be used to add 5,000 uniformed troops, new military capabilities, injured personnel, and procurement projects The post Canada to increase defence spending by $14 billion over 10 years appeared first on Macleans.ca.

JDL arrests in Kevin Metcalfe case

The video showing the assault on Kevin here. Update from Kevin here: So I just wanted to provide an update on the assault case I’m involved in. I just got off the phone with 52 Division and can confirm pending charges against two individuals: member of the Jewish Defence League Max Bocknek, and a previously […]

Rebel, rebel, your face is a mess

Here’s what The Rebel is saying about a fine Canadian company, Sears, which quietly declined to advertise with The Rebel.  Got that? Okay. And here’s just one thing found on The Rebel’s web site: If you can make sense of any of that, drop me a line. 

Al Franken: America’s political performer

The 'Saturday Night Live' writer-turned-U.S. Senator on the potential cost of jokes in politics and his burgeoning platform The post Al Franken: America’s political performer appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

Freeland's speech suggested a Trudeau government policy of depending less on the United States than we did before, but it was lacking in specifics The post Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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