Posts Tagged ‘ Greg Barns ’

Who’s having a mid-life crisis — Justin Trudeau or the Ottawa press gallery?

Nov 17th, 2017 | By Citizen X | Category: In Brief

A week or so ago John Geddes at Maclean’s posted a heavyweight piece headlined “Justin Trudeau’s mid-life crisis.”  The crisis, it seemed, had become a favourite theme for assorted journalists and pundits covering Canadian federal politics in Ottawa. There also seemed to be at least some obvious enough weight behind it. When Éric Grenier pondered [...]



Is some new “people’s monarchy” in the commonwealth realms at hand?

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By Randall White | Category: Canadian Republic

At the level of international political soap opera, at any rate, are we or are we not on the verge of some kind of revival of the ancient British monarchy, in an age of resurgent conservatism in the new global village on which the sun still never dares to set? For our particular purposes here, [...]



Terrorism and human rights on trial : Melbourne 12 (and Toronto 18)

Apr 25th, 2010 | By Randall White | Category: Countries of the World

Now that the final stages of the “Toronto 18” terror case are underway, a  closely related package from down under has arrived in the mail. It makes clear (yet again) that some striking similarities between the two former senior dominions of the fallen British Empire and Commonwealth remain, even if many early 21st century Australians [...]