Posts Tagged ‘ Liberal Party of Canada ’

“Hard to think of a stance that would go a longer way to reconnect the federal Liberals … ” — guess what it is?

Oct 6th, 2012 | By Counterweights Editors | Category: In Brief

As a kind of coda, footnote, or l’envoi to various recent postings on this site (including the October 4 tribute to the late great Charles Roach), we’d just like to offer a quick thumbs up to a provocative passage in Chantal Hébert’s October 5 column in the Toronto Star, “Here’s how the Liberals can make [...]



Justin Trudeau doesn’t have to become the Liberal leader to help revive the cause of progress in Canada ..

Apr 5th, 2012 | By Citizen X | Category: In Brief

I seldom agree with what Margaret Wente writes in her Globe and Mail column. She is speaking from and for a different universe than the one I inhabit. But there are exceptions to every rule. And I think Ms. Wente is at least half right today, in “Justin Trudeau for leader! Okay, maybe not.” She [...]



Iggy observed: do old UK, US careers hint at arduous destiny in Canada?

Apr 2nd, 2010 | By Citizen X | Category: In Brief

Geoffrey Stevens is a former Ottawa columnist and managing editor of the Globe and Mail who, now comfortably into his senior-citizen-hood (born 1942), teaches political science at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Guelph. He also writes for StraightGoods.ca — “Canada’s leading independent online newsmagazine.” Stevens’s latest StraightGoods column is entitled “Elections are lost, [...]