Entries by David Gratzer from 01/2012

Premiers' Health Care Meeting Will Be Loud But Fruitless

| Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Today, the premiers are meeting in Victoria. Top of the agenda: health care. It's a meeting that will be long on rhetoric but short on purpose. Historically, such meetings allow premiers to bemoan the lack of stable, long-term funding from Ottawa.

She's a Good Sheila

| Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada Politics

Canadians often grumble about their politicians. We are quick to blame Ottawa, and sometimes rightly so. But in the commitment of people like Sheila Copps, we should also remember that we are also very lucky. Political life is hard; the dedication of people like Copps is important.