Canada – Trudeau Manufacturing Consent In The SNC-Lavalin Scandal

Wilson-Raybould asked me if I would tell her what to do with SNC case: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it was former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould who asked him in the fall if he planned to tell her what to do in the prosecution of Quebec engineering giant SNC-Lavalin — a conversation, he says, that ended […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Somersby hard cider Sidewalks blocked with snow. Snow cleared from street ends up on sidewalks, where it remains for a long, long time. Once again the Fire Department pushes snow onto sidewalk. New lights installed along Spirit Garden (Wilson Street Headland) trail.  I guess this is why the trails was recently cleared of snow.  I […]

Canada – #METOO Has Two Sides; So Does Trudeau’s SNC-Lavalin Scandal

#MeToo had two sides; so does Trudeau’s SNC-Lavalin scandal By SUSAN DELACOURT Toronto Star National Columnist Thu., Feb. 14, 2019 The story of Jody Wilson-Raybould’s departure from cabinet, incomplete as it now stands, is not a #MeToo moment in Canadian politics. The allegations at hand are, of course, not sexual in nature, and the sort of “undue pressure” […]

Thunder Bay - Thursday - Happy Valentine's Day

Thunder Bay – Thursday – Happy Valentine’s Day

You see this in Thunder Bay all of the time.  ALL OF THE TIME! Signs warning drivers of workers ahead with no workers or equipment anywhere in sight.  Plus the signs are not even attached to the stands? There is no excuse for leaving these signs up.  Not a one.  These signs are there to […]

Thunder Bay - Wednesday

Thunder Bay – Wednesday

I wonder how many disposable beverage cups are used in this city?  How many end up lying on the street/sidewalk/park? Streets get plowed over and over again while sidewalks might get cleared once…maybe twice in the downtown core. Getting close to the Chronicle Journal compond Not saying that this stuff came from the CJ property, […]

Canada – SNC-Lavalin Affair Offers The Bingo Of Betrayed Liberals Commitments

Turns out that Justin Trudeau and his Liberals are a bunch of lying, secretive, partisan, corporate whores.  What a surprise!  No matter the flavour of politician, deep down they are exactly the same….a bunch of lying, secretive, partisan, corporate whores. Harper? Trudeau? No difference. The SNC-Lavalin affair offers the bingo of betrayed Liberal commitments: Robyn […]

The World – Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Makes Case For Universal Basic Income

Joe Rogan talks with Presidential candidate Andrew Yang about Universal Basic Income, Regulate Automation and “Free College” I think these are the same issues we are discussing in Canada today. $1000 a month?  Where is that enough money to live? Why is post secondary education sooo expensive? Over emphasizing a university and college education and […]

Canada – Jody Wilson-Raybould Resigns From Cabinet

This is about to get REAL GOOD! Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet Jody Wilson-Raybould resigned from the federal cabinet Tuesday — one day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested her continuing presence in cabinet was proof she didn’t think she’d been improperly pressured to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution. Her departure added fuel to opposition accusations of political interference […]

Thunder Bay - Tuesday

Thunder Bay – Tuesday

Had to wait for this train to go by.   Having your $71 million PLUS premier tourist destination across the railway tracks is a pain. Still there. Hasn’t moved for weeks.  Needs to be towed. Not a great day for outdoor photography.  I must have a hundred photos of this.  Trying to make it look interesting.  […]

Canada – SNC-Lavalin Controversy Could Contain Key To Wilson-Raybould’s Shortcomings

SNC-Lavalin controversy could contain key to Wilson-Raybould’s shortcomings Michael Spratt, February 11, 2019 Maybe I was wrong all along. Maybe Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada’s former minister of justice and attorney general, was honestly trying to follow through on the government’s progressive pre-election justice promises. Maybe the last three-and-a-half years of inaction, bungled justice legislation and pandering […]