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16
Jun
Preem Steve’s two big mistakes

Preem Steve’s two big mistakes

News of great import: I have received my copy of the new book Premier Stephen McNeil: A Story of a Nova Scotia Family. A full review later.
For now, I have been leafing through the thing looking for signs of Churchillian leadership on Preem Steve’s part. I would prefer better signs than:

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16
Jun
Six CBRM musketeers take Niagra Falls

Six CBRM musketeers take Niagra Falls

Christina Lamey, communications guru for Cecil Clarke, the well-travelled mayor of impoverished Cape Breton Regional Municipality, has promised a full accounting, re: the recent FCM junket.
FCM is the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the nationwide lobby group which likes to think of itself as “the voice of municipal government” in Canada. They have a splashy AGM each year.

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16
Jun
Liberal power couple splitsville

Liberal power couple splitsville

Having only recently returned to the Frankland gulag after months in a corporate coma, I am shocked and appalled to learn that rather than celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary this year, my 2004 Power Couple of the Year (PCY), have gone kaput.
I speak, of course, of Michel Samson and the lovely Claudine Bardsley-Samson.

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02
Jun

That statue of that guy

(Warning: This article contains material that may be offensive to some readers, which is a good thing.)
I see the lunatic fringe yahoos are at it once again, out in full force, in their tireless efforts to have the name of Halifax founder Governor Edward Cornwallis expunged from the history books.

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02
Jun
Ian Thompson’s miracle conversion

Ian Thompson’s miracle conversion

Like most people in the economic armpit of Canada, I find laughter helps me make it through another day  here in the slums.
Nova Scotia: the Make-Believe Province of Canada, with its Make-Believe Premier & his Make-Believe Cabinet... do-do-do-do... just when you thought it was safe to go back in.
Yepper. Laughter and irony. That’s the ticket.

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