Posts Tagged ‘ Mélanie Joly ’

Who said “In Pierre Elliott Trudeau Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination”??

Mar 11th, 2016 | By | Category: In Brief

Now that PM Justin Trudeau’s excellent adventure in Washington, DC is fading into the sunset, other thoughts have begun to cross our collective minds. To take just one case in point, one interesting thing about supervising a so-called Canadian political blogazine for almost 12 years (since the late summer of 2004 in fact) is that […]



Is Ottawa still “the last lumber village before the North Pole”.. and what should be done about it for 2017?

Jan 18th, 2016 | By | Category: In Brief

The text for this Monday morning is Tim Harper’s piece in the Toronto Star, Friday, January 15, 2016 : “Why is our nation’s capital so drab? … On the eve of our 150th anniversary, it’s time to pierce Ottawa’s torpor and begin to showcase our capital.” Mr. Harper’s piece is in turn a response to […]



On the new era in Canada .. Alexandre Trudeau, Mélanie Joly, Harjit Sajjan, and Chief Jody Wilson-Raybould

Nov 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Ottawa Scene

Not too long before the November 4 swearing-in ceremony finally began at Rideau Hall, the CBC TV cameras came to rest briefly on Justin Trudeau’s younger brother Alexandre (aka Sacha), and his wife Zoe and their three children. They were quietly slipping into their seats, in the row just behind the row where the new […]