Posted April 13, 2018
One of the attributes that propelled Justin Trudeau to power in the 2015 election was his propensity to be pleasant in his words and demeanour. This was in sharp contrast to Stephen Harper’s dour persona.
On the other hand, Harper was careful to say what he believed, even if the message was unpopular in some quarters. Trudeau wants all of his messages to be popular, whether or not they reflect what his government actually does.
Posted April 6, 2018
The Liberals have produced another barely balanced budget, but we still have a lot of debt and will need a rejuvenated population for long term viability.
Posted March 23, 2018
There was so much to talk about in Tuesday’s budget that big chunks of it were released in the preceding days.
Arguably, the most important element was the multi-faceted boost to family physician compensation. It has several attractive features:
Posted March 2, 2018
When parties experiencing a testy relationship come to an agreement, the necessary concessions often come from a group that is not represented at the bargaining table.