UPDATE: RCMP Says Nigel Did the Wright Thing

  The RCMP has been probing Nigel Wright for several months, so one imagines that Mr. Wright feels relieved to hear that the police force will probe him no more.  The police had been investigating W...

The Plane is Gone, but the Pain Goes On

First class.Doug   Are you looking for a great job?  Do you love vacations?  Unfortunately, the odds aren’t in your favour.  Lucky Canadians get a few weeks of vacation every year.  Some don’t take ...

Brassault and Cocaine Possession

The details are as hazy as the air in BareFax Gentlemen’s Club, but it seems like Patrick Brazeau will soon appear in court.  No, not for sexual assault.  That was so long ago.  And no!  Not on charges of fraud...

Trudeau Swears, And You Should Care

  Justin Trudeau, an amateur boxer working a second job in the House of Commons, uttered a curse word in public.  It’s true!  He actually said it.  He was at a boxing match, and he swore while talki...

Soudas This Mean We’re Going to Get a Fair Election?

The Conservative Party of Canada promised it would hold open nominations across the country in the lead up to the 2015 federal election (widely expected to be the greatest mass-firing of public officials since ...

Nadon? Mais non!

Marc Nadon, disappointed but always snazzy.Canadian Press   Some days I look to the world of politics and think, “if only I could remove that guy or reverse that decision, the world would be a bette...

Alison Redford: Canada’s Gandhi?

Alberta Premier Alison Redford speaking last month.Premier Alison Redford   Another prominent Conservative stepped down yesterday, and in doing so put another dent in Canada’s grand old party.  Sure...

Pauline Marois: Born P.M.

Irony.Montreal metropole culturelle   68 per cent of Canadians think Stephen Harper is dishonest (the other 32 per cent surely know he's dishonest, but that's beside the point).  Maybe it’s because ...

Peter “Spliff-a-Day” MacKay Opens His Mind?

  Canada’s Conservative government just had an epiphany.  Yesterday at 11AM, what must have been moments after stumbling out of a van, Peter MacKay declared that his government would consider changing...