Trudeau government faces challenging economic times in 2016

Its best response to the crisis would be to ensure responsible public finances and a competitive tax environment

Trudeau government faces challenging economic times in 2016//  trudeau government  trudeau government [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/trudeau-government-faces-challenging-economic-times-in-2016/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on the[popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/justin-trudeau/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Trudeau government[/popup] and the [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/canadian-economy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Canadian economy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] THUNDER BAY, Ont. Jan 7, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The Trudeau government has a full agenda on its plate for…

10 reasons Liberals wrong to ram through election reform

Mess with democracy at your own risk, Mr. Trudeau

10 reasons Liberals wrong to ram through election reform//  election reform  election reform [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/10-reasons-liberals-wrong-to-ram-through-election-reform/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/electoral-reform/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]election reform[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/democracy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Democracy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan 5, 2016/ Troy Media/ - I was on a CTV panel when the Speech from the Throne was…

Electoral reform only legit with a referendum

With only 39.47 per cent in popular support, the Trudeau government's plan for electoral reform is blatantly undemocratic

Electoral reform only legit with a referendum//  Electoral reform  Electoral reform [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/electoral-reform-only-legit-with-a-referendum/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/democracy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]electoral reform[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan. 5. 2016/ Troy Media/ - The federal Liberal proposal for electoral reform in Canada has its merits. The government’s plan to force improvements to…

2015 list of political winners and losers in Canadian politics

A legacy of guts, stupidity, craft and disappointment

2015 list of political winners and losers in Canadian politics//  canadian politics  canadian politics [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2015/12/2015-list-of-political-winners-and-losers-in-canadian-politics/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/federal/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Canadian politics[/popup]  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Dec. 29, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Creating lists of the year’s political winners and losers is usually pretty obvious: the winners of elections are geniuses…

Butter politics show our supply management system is outdated

The nationwide shortage of butter proves that our system of quotas and tariffs on imports is obsolete

Butter politics show our supply management system is outdated//  supply management  supply management [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2015/12/butter-politics-show-our-supply-management-system-is-outdated/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/agriculture-supply-management/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]supply management[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/food-prices/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]food prices[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] GUELPH, Ont. Dec. 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Butter politics are making a case for dairy supply management reforms, to the…

A Liberal cabinet freezeout comes to an end for Calgary

Calgary came in from the cold when newly elected Liberal MP Kent Hehr was appointed minister of Veteran Affairs

A Liberal cabinet freezeout comes to an end for CalgaryDownload this column on the Liberal cabinet for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY, AB Nov 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ – Fifty years ago this week, a popular Calgarian went down to federal electoral defeat as the incumbent MP for Calgary South. It would be the last…

2015 election came down to the politics of resentment

Fear and loathing of Harper trumped fear of leaving the country hostage to profound inexperience

2015 election came down to the politics of resentmentDownload this column on the politics of resentment for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers. Subscriptions are FREE Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY OUT CALGARY, AB Oct 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Last week, several colleagues at the University undertook a post mortem of the federal election. Two of our recent PhD graduates,…

A lament for Canadian politics

Making sense of the world and seeing what needs to be changed is no longer the essence of politics in Canada

A lament for Canadian politicsDownload this column on Canadian politics for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Oct 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It is supposed to be the easiest thing in the world. You enter the polling booth, make a mark with a pencil and then, a few hours later,…

Politics of fear is beneath Canadians

Harper is playing the fear card

Politics of fear is beneath CanadiansDownload this column on the politics of fear for your publication or website. FREE or Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Aug 6, 2015/ Troy Media/ – Let the games begin. Stephen Harper’s visit with Governor General David Johnston on Sunday dissolved the present Parliament, officially launching Canada’s 42nd federal…

Hockey is a bloodsport we can appreciate; Politics, not so much

Would you rather watch the playoffs or MPs out-insulting each other with carefully scripted answers?

Hockey is a bloodsport we can appreciate; Politics, not so muchHockey is a bloodsport we can appreciate; Politics, not so much FREE to Unlimited Access subscribers CALGARY, AB, Apr 16, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Pity the political pundits this week, because for the next few weeks their lives and passions are pretty much meaningless; their probing insights squandered. Five Canadian teams are in the NHL playoffs.…