In This Corner: Stuff Still Happens, week 10: Justin does Washington

It was a good week to be Justin Trudeau. Just like the other 51, only a little bit more. Trudeau made the official rounds of Washington this week, including a rare state dinner, the ultimate accolade for a visiting leader. The American media has lavished attention on the rookie leader, with the Washington Post calling ...

Alberta Diary: The Ides of March: Alison Redford under ‘friendly fire’ from coup plotters in her own caucus

Premier Alison Redford and an aide, at right, look on as Progressive Conservative caucus coup plotters try to remember if the signal to make their move is “Toga! Toga! Toga!” or “Tory! Tory! Tory!” Actual Alberta politicians may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Rumoured Redford replacements Gary Mar, Stephen Mandel and Jim Dinning. It’s less ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Lost PowerPoint Slides (Ides of March Edition)

Julius Caesar Presents: Won’t Be King (slide 5) Don’t put that diadem around my shoulders Only King in Rome is Jupiter But you can call me King outside Italy What, you got a problem with that? Spurinna the Soothsayer presents … Continue reading →