Category Archives: Canada’s incompetent Liberal Government

Feds trying to ‘manage the problem’ with Indigenous people, rather than work on reconciliation: Wilson-Raybould

In a speech today at the First Nations Justice Council in British Columbia, Wilson-Raybould accuses her former cabinet colleagues of backtracking on the grand commitments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made about reconciliation.


John Robson: Sorry, woke brigade — white nationalism isn’t a major threat

The vast majority of some 20,000 terror victims in the world annually are non-white Muslims killed by non-white Muslim terrorists

It looked odd at the time. In late March our foreign minister tweeted “Today, at the UN Security Council, Canada condemned white supremacist terrorism. This grave terrorist threat must not be ignored and must be at the top of the agenda when we talk about confronting terrorism.” Really? I thought. At the top? Is it the one most likely to kill people?


The crushing of Wilson-Raybould and Philpott is proof Canada is run by a Liberal cabal

It was no coincidence that the current unravelling of the Liberal party was caused by the principled objections regarding SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. by two political newcomers against a concerted attempt to subvert justice.

It is also no coincidence that both were female and both from outside the Quebec-Ottawa power centre that has controlled postwar Canada for generations.

Clearly, they failed to realize the party’s lengthy tenure in Ottawa is based on putting all things Quebec or Liberal above everything else. Instead, they collided with this coven of Liberal civil servants, corporations, media sympathizers, law firms, lobbyists, and caucus colleagues who salute first and never ask questions.


GOLDSTEIN: Provincial elections refute Trudeau’s carbon tax claims

Elections in Alberta last week and Ontario last June mean Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna have lost a key talking point in support of carbon pricing heading into the Oct. 21 federal vote.

Last year at this time, they were able to boast, as they did incessantly, that more than 80% of Canada’s population (86% actually) lived in the four provinces that already had carbon pricing — Ontario, Alberta, B.C. and Quebec.


With 6 months to go, Justin Trudeau is up against history

Half a year is a long time in politics, but when you’re trailing in the polls it might not feel like it’s long enough.

That’s where Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government finds itself with six months to go before the fall federal election.

And when past prime ministers have been in this spot before, it generally hasn’t ended well for them.


LILLEY: Carbon tax court battle, advantage Ontario

Last week the Ontario and federal governments battled it out in court on the carbon tax and it was the tale of two very different stories.

The opening arguments laid out by lawyers representing the opposing sides showed where they wanted to put their emphasis.

The lawyer for the Government of Ontario argued that the law was unconstitutional while the lawyer for the Government of Canada argued climate change was real, urgent and needed action taken.

One was a legal argument, the other emotional.


Even Liberals want nothing to with Justin… Liberals find anti-Trudeau sentiment on campaign trail in Prince Edward Island

In the past, Trudeau was always a popular visitor on the island, both as Liberal leader and as prime minister. His public events typically attracted large crowds of supporters keen for a selfie or a handshake.

But as candidates knock on doors in advance of Tuesday’s election, the voters who answer feel the need to vent about the prime minister, say campaign workers and insiders — Liberals and Conservatives alike — who spoke to The Canadian Press on condition of anonymity in order to freely discuss the state of play on the island.

“It would be crazy,” said one senior P.E.I. Liberal operative. “We wouldn’t want them here.”


Trudeau Faces a New Foe as Conservatives Retake Power in Alberta

MONTREAL — The return of conservatives to power in oil-rich Alberta adds another province to a growing bloc of opposition to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada and his government.

Incomplete returns late Tuesday night showed the United Conservative Party led by Jason Kenney, a former Conservative federal cabinet minister, leading the New Democratic Party under Rachel Notley by a substantial margin.

While neither Mr. Trudeau nor his Liberal Party have ever been particularly popular in Alberta, the loss of a left-of-center ally is not welcome news for him six months before the federal election. Mr. Trudeau has been weakened by allegations from a former attorney general that he improperly intervened in a criminal case.


Canada Joins New ‘Alliance of countries that won’t really do anything if you’re a mean Dictator”

Canada Joins New Coalition Against World Dictators That Excludes The U.S.

OTTAWA — Canada has formally joined a German-French coalition aimed at saving the international world order from destruction by various world dictators and autocrats — and U.S. President Donald Trump.

The initiative is part of ongoing government efforts to shore up international co-operation at a time of waning American leadership and Trump’s outspoken disdain of institutions created after the Second World War, including the G7, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland offered Canada’s support for the Alliance for Multilateralism during a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Dinard, France earlier this month.

That’s quite a line-up: Germany, France and Japan, I see Italy had the good sense not to side with the Axis this go round.


Justin Trudeau’s ‘annus horribilis’: All the reasons why the October election can’t come soon enough

The Prime Minister’s threatened libel lawsuit against Andrew Scheer enhances the Opposition leader’s stature, and diminishes his own.

Scheer’s response — to allegations that he defamed the PM concerning the SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. scandal — was pitch perfect. At a Sunday afternoon press conference, he was passionate but unemotional. He looked Prime Ministerial, was lauded by all commentators and parties, and overnight became First Among Opposition Leaders.


Trudeau has pissed off India Again: Erasure of reference to Sikh terrorism – “The move is a threat to Indian and global security,”

Chandigarh, Apr 14 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sunday protested the Canadian government, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, removing all references to Sikh extremism from its 2018 report on terrorism which had earlier listed it as one of the top five terrorist threats to the country.

The 2018 report on terrorism, first released in December last year, drew the ire of the Sikh community at the time of its release as it was the first time it listed Sikh extremism as one of the top five extremist threats in Canada, the Toronto-based CBC news said.

Singh protested the Trudeau administration’s decision, saying it “succumbed to domestic political pressure”.

“The move is a threat to Indian and global security,” he said.

Amarinder said the “knee-jerk decision” by the ruling Canadian Liberal Party was aimed at protecting its political interests in an election year. It could have serious consequences for the Indo-Canadian relations in the long run, Singh said.

More… Sikh Indian minister slams Trudeau Liberals over ‘knee-jerk’ changes to terrorism report


Hillary Redux: Trudeau road tests campaign attacks that lump Scheer and Doug Ford with the alt-right

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau road tested his campaign strategy Friday, lumping Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer with Ontario Premier Doug Ford and other right-of-centre politicians who deny climate change, vilify immigrants and tolerate white nationalists.

In a 25-minute speech to supporters in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga that mentioned Ford as much as it did Scheer, Trudeau criticized the recently released Ontario budget and warned how it could be reflected on the federal stage.


Climate Barbie Warns: Global Warming Is Targeting Canada

“The science is clear. Canada is warming faster than the rest of the world from human-caused climate change,” said Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, in a Wednesday morning tweet.

Canada’s disproportionate warming “is an alarming reminder of the need to take real action and continue fighting climate change. We can, we must, and we will,” Ms. McKenna said.

McKenna, affectionately known as “Climate Barbie,” was referencing a claim by the World Economic Forum that “Canada is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world.”


Glavin: Finally, parliamentarians admit Canada has a China problem

When it comes to defending Canada from the menace posed by the People’s Republic of China, it is now a matter of public record, and should be a matter of some embarrassment to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, if not shame, that the course his government embarked upon almost four years ago was dangerously naïve, if not recklessly thoughtless.

It’s a tragedy that it took the Chinese Ministry of State Security’s kidnapping of former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and cultural entrepreneur Michael Spavor to prove that the Beijing regime was not the “win-win, golden-decade” friend and trade partner Trudeau had incessantly harped about. Robert Schellenberg, dubiously convicted on drug-smuggling charges in the first place, had his 15-year jail sentence upgraded to a cell on death row. Canada’s canola exporters are stuck with $2.7 billion in export contracts that Beijing has ripped up. Threats of further punishment hang in the air.