Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose and the Bleak Future of the Cons

With just three days to go before the Cons choose a new leader, I see that Rona Ambrose is still trying to whip up some interest in the event.Still claiming that she was always planning to leave. “If I was going to stay in politics, I would have run for the full leadership. I made that ...

Montreal Simon: Kevin O’Leary, Justin Trudeau, and the Millennial Vote

I must admit I was amused to see Kevin O'Leary claim that he could get most of the millennials in Canada to support him.And make him the country's next prime minister.When every millennial I know thinks he's just another Con clown, who should be flushed like all the others.O'Leary's last chance to impress them came and ...

Montreal Simon: Kevin O’Leary, Justin Trudeau, and the Millennial Vote

I must admit I was amused to see Kevin O'Leary claim that he could get most of the millennials in Canada to support him.And make him the country's next prime minister.When every millennial I know thinks he's just another Con clown, who should be flushed like all the others.O'Leary's last chance to impress them came and ...

Alberta Diary: Happy New Year! Get ready for generational change in Canadian politics

Expect the new faces of Canadian politics to be young faces – like those of Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, 34, shown above with some clapped-out old geezer, and Manitoba MP and former NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton, 31, below. “Something is happening here, but you don’t know what it is, do you, Mr. Jones?” – ...