Charles Moore in the Telegraph Journal does a nice run down on how the issue of parliament prorogation got and stayed in the spotlight. (see column here)
To me, (no fan of prorogation) it shows again how Harper has to be so much more above reproach as the biased media will take and run with any issue especially during slow media times like Christmas.
Michael Smyth asks these questions in The Province today about the almost $1 million worth of tickets bought by the BC Liberals to wine and dine corporate big wigs and Liberal cronies:
-Who’s getting the red-carpet treatment on the taxpayers’ tab?
-Why did they get free tickets in the first place?
-And which events are they attending?
Olympic Minister Mary McNeil says she isn’t saying until after the Olympics. She’s been caught on this issue before here , here and here. The only ones we know of so far are that there will be five corporate and home owner $1,000 winners in a Power Smart contest BC Hydro is promoting. Now to find out where the other $611,000 is going…
Also: see previous post on $1 million worth of Olympic tickets bought here
Today’s example of how some in the media can’t just praise Harper for the job that the Conservative government is doing with the Haitian relief and leave it at that. Jim Travers of the Toronto Star writes three paragraphs on the positive before he brings up totally unrelated topics to bash Harper.
Also: see previous post on anti-Harper media here
Quebec Liberal premier Jean Charest is once again showing what a “true” Canadian he really is by pandering to the Haitian voters in Montreal. He is trying to push Quebec’s role in Haiti to one that is given to countries.
Charest figures it should be Quebec and not Canada sitting on next Monday’s emergency international meeting of foreign affairs ministers in Montreal on Haiti relief. He has the gall to say it’s not about engaging in “political manoeuvres”.