Montreal Simon: The Monster Andrew Scheer and the Cruelty of the Cons

As I'm sure you know, Andrew Scheer likes to call himself a Christian. A servant of the Lord come to save Canada from women who have abortions, and destroy the Great Satan Justin Trudeau.But sadly for Scheer he has no halo, he's no holy man.For although as I pointed out yesterday, he'd like to plaster every campus with ...

Alberta Politics: Will Canadian troops in Ukraine have to train radical Islamist volunteers said to be tied to ISIS?

PHOTOS: Defence Minister Jason Kenney explains who Canadian troops will train in Ukraine last fall. Below: Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ukraine in 2010. Photos are from the CBC and the Prime Minister’s Office’s Flickr account. It’s been evident for several months now Ukraine has a problem with neo-Nazis, in particular battalions of “volunteers” who ...

Alberta Diary: Message to Gary Doer: Now might be a good time to place a call to Ottawa, before you have to cross a picket line!

Canadian diplomats, as seen in the public’s imagination and doubtless as they will soon be portrayed by the Harper Government. Actual Canadian diplomats abroad do not appear quite as illustrated, even when dressed casually for picket line duty. Below: Gary Doer, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States; Treasury Board President Tony Clement. The working stiffs ...

The Canadian Progressive: Boston Bombers Echo Home-Grown Terrorists in Madrid, London Attacks

By:  Sebastian Rotella | ProPublica, April 19, 2013, 4:30 p.m. The FBI interviewed Tamerlan Tsaerov, the elder of the brothers suspected in the Boston bombings, in 2011, two U.S. law enforcement officials told ProPublica Friday evening. The FBI agents conducted the inquiry into suspected extremist or terrorist activity at the request of […] The post Boston Bombers ...