Justin Trudeau Misses Chance To Quote Father

They say that history tends to repeat itself. Given some of the rotten things that have taken place – wars, plagues, racism – I hope this supposition does not hold water. Yet last night in London, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had an opportunity to draw on the past. During a gathering of what isContinue reading “Justin Trudeau Misses Chance To Quote Father”

Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation

With the recent palaver over Operation Prism in the United States, the leaking of secret information by Edward Snowden and subsequent media frenzy, I couldn’t help but think of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In 1969 he mentioned that the citizens have a right to privacy and was referring to sexual orientation whenContinue reading “Operation Prism: The state has no place in the chat rooms of the nation”

Justin Trudeau can’t recreate Trudeaumania – but maybe Justinmania!

From all the media buzz it appears Justin Trudeau is about to announce that he will throw his hat into the ring of the Liberal Party’s leadership race – but don’t look for it to be his father Pierre’s black beret, so familiar to many Montrealers who saw him making his way through the downtownContinue reading “Justin Trudeau can’t recreate Trudeaumania – but maybe Justinmania!”

No, the army has not been called in….

Rumours abound about the army being called kin to quell the nightly student destruction! So far they have all been easily dispelled, including one film set! The appearance of the army on streets in most North American cities, other than providing disaster relief as was the case in the Ice Storm of 1998 is aContinue reading “No, the army has not been called in….”