I’ve got a really busy week and a half ahead and while I’ll still be watching activity on the blog,posts during this time will be sparse unless something earth-shattering comes up. However because I know many of you don’t use twitter or other forms of social media, there are a few items you should beContinue reading **Updated:Millionaires, money and political influence in BC: What you should be reading this week.
Originally posted in June of 2012, this post took a deeper look at how and who has played an integral role in the development of Canada’s foreign policy with China…and why Harper seemed to do an about-face when it comes to the Chinese government. Playing with the Dragon II – The architects behind Canada’s China policy.Continue reading Coming next week, final installment of Playing with the Dragon- read the second in the series now to catch up.
While many if not most Canadians were celebrating Thanksgiving with their families yesterday, distracted by tummies full of turkey, the news that Governor General David Johnston was headed to China came out. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/governor-general-heading-to-china-to-push-canada-sino-relations-forward/article14851243/ Governor-General David Johnston will serve as the sharp end of a political stick that the Harper government is pointing at China thisContinue reading The bastardization of the Governor Generals office.
The hypocrisy of Stephen Harper’s recent announcement that he would be boycotting the big grand poo-bah’s summit in Sri Lanka next month is stunning. The lack of comment on it thus far, even more so. According to reports from overseas: ” Canada will skip the meeting because of what Harper called “serious violations of human rights andContinue reading “He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” ~ George Orwell