Views from the Beltline: Trudeau’s big lie

I am reluctant to refer to my prime minister as a liar, particularly when I generally hold him in high regard, but when the lie reaches a certain magnitude, one’s hand is forced. And this was a very big one—a whopper. The promise was unequivocal. The Liberal election platform of 2015 stated: “We will make ...

Bill Longstaff: Here’s a headline I’d rather not see

Checking The Guardian on my morning round of news websites, I encountered the following headline: “Canada, the surprise “pariah” of the Kyoto protocol.” The subhead went on to add, “Some Canadians doubt whether their country should have any say in negotiating the second Kyoto protocol after it became the only nation to reject the first ...