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24
Jun
Deaths died: The Estate of Allan J. MacEachen

Deaths died: The Estate of Allan J. MacEachen

 
The so-called Godfather of Cape Breton left behind an estate valued at $1,417,664.81, with news that the mysterious contents of an Ottawa safety deposit box have yet to be revealed.
But not to worry, three of Allan J. MacEachen’s closest Liberal hack friends, co-executors of his will, are determined to sort it all out in the end.
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23
Jun
Liberal Scott's other loss

Liberal Scott's other loss

It wasn’t a great week for Scott Lockhart.
He lost in his bid to replace former Conservative leader Jamie Baillie in the Cumberland South byelection to Baillie’s fellow Tory, Tory Rushton, and he also doesn’t have a civvy job to go back to.
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23
Jun
Politicians Looking Stupid

Politicians Looking Stupid

Have we not advanced much as a western democracy since the days of Gilles Duceppe in a hairnet? Stockwell Day in a wetsuit? Even the v. late Robert Stanfield, in a shirt & tie, fumbling a football on the tarmac?
The answer, of course, is a v. definitive “No,” as demonstrated by Exhibit A, right.
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10
Jun
The day idealism died

The day idealism died

Back in the day, you could look out your front window and watch the children play. Outside, in the fresh air. Imagine that.
Eastertime, which normally led to warmer weather and snow-free streets, was a bona fide bonanza for skipping ropes.
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10
Jun
Prodigal camera returns!

Prodigal camera returns!

So enraptured was I (he admitted sheepishly — ed.) by the Liberal Party of Canada holding its 2018 Annual General Meeting in Halifax back in late April that when it came time, sadly, to pack up the mule and leave the new, white elephant convention centre that I found myself short one Frankland camera.
And so the journey began.
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