The Journal Pioneer
MICHAEL de ADDER CARTOON: Sept. 16, 2019
JIM VIBERT: Federal election campaign’s first week best forgotten
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Spear phishing — the latest sport
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Consumer Advocate’s advice on Hydro-Québec worth taking
PAM FRAMPTON: The sometimes unbearable darkness of being
JIM VIBERT: P3 roads a fiscal loser, a safety winner
Christie Blatchford: In a Quebec rodeo town, Trudeau proves he's still a dangerous opponent
SAINT-TITE, Quebec — In this entirely enchanting part of Quebec, not far from Shawinigan, there is a little slice of Alberta – home of the biggest Western fair in the country east of Calgary. The town’s regular population of ...
Schukov: A look back at the 1960s
I just read a book about the 1960s. It has all kinds of great historical pieces on people and events of that glorious decade, year by year. (The part that confuses me is it was published in 1953 and written by a single moniker person named ...
Ariel Procaccia: Lotteries instead of elections? It's not so arbitrary
Have you ever thought that 535 random people off the street would do a decidedly better job than the duly elected members of the U.S. Congress? If so, you’ve been scooped by a few millennia. The idea of selecting government officials at random, ...
TERENCE CORCORAN: Trudeau will win a fight over SNC-Lavalin
There are unmistakeable Putinesque aspects to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of the SNC affair: arm twisting of bureaucrats, a minister mysteriously removed from her post, misleading responses to questions, refusal to lift cabinet ...
WARREN KINSELLA: Justin Trudeau still won't let Jody Wilson-Raybould speak
Let her speak. That was the headline on an iconic Toronto Sun headline way back in February: let her speak. Let Jody Wilson-Raybould — then still a cabinet minister, then still a member of the Liberal caucus — tell Canadians what ...
DON MACPHERSON: Questions for Justin Trudeau on Quebec's Bill 21
“If you are the next prime minister of Canada, what will your government do to defend the rights of Canadians in Quebec?” The question is addressed to the leaders of the federal parties. And voters deserve a clear answer from each of ...
SHACHI KURL: Some voters might not show up for this election – and that could hurt Trudeau most
There’s nothing like a bit of distance to gain a little perspective about the dynamics of this 43rd Canadian general election. I’ve been in the United Kingdom, the cradle of our parliamentary tradition, a place where politics is never ...
ANDREW MACDOUGALL: What we won’t be talking about this election
And they’re off! If the pre-writ is prologue, we’ve now launched into what will be the most partisan election campaign since 2006’s “Soldiers in our streets” low-water mark, as one-time wunderkind Justin Trudeau faces ...
GLORIA GALLOWAY: A few tips for Canada's federal leaders in this election campaign
It is important for political leaders to have overarching goals that remain in place even as the campaign ground shifts beneath their feet. I have never been a political strategist. But, as a journalist, I have been on multiple media buses to ...
EDITORIAL: Cabinet confidentiality rules being used to thwart police in SNC-Lavalin scandal
First, it was the federal ethics commissioner. Now, according to a story from by the Globe and Mail, the RCMP is finding that they can’t fully investigate whether obstruction of justice took place in the SNC-Lavalin scandal, because the ...