Canadian Dimension: SNC-Lavalin, Justin Trudeau and ‘banana republic’ politics

Justin Trudeau delivers a speech on February 28, 2019. Photo by Christinne Muschi/Reuters. Commenting upon the prime minister’s response to the Ethics Commissioner’s report on political interference in the so-called ‘Lavalin-Gate Affair’, former NDP Leader Tom Mulcair characterized Justin Trudeau’s actions as “banana republic behaviour.” Perhaps not the most politically

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Montreal Simon: Remembrance Day 2019

I wrote this post a few years ago, but I can't think of anything else to say about the horror of war, that would not bring back some more nightmare memories for me and my companion. So here we go again…———————————————————————————————————————–.It's Remembrance Day 2019, and a time to remember all

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