Oda Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Government Waste

Oda Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Government Waste

03. 6.2013
Oh Bev Oda, you may never live that $16 orange juice down. The former MP and international co-operation minister won a Lifetime Achievement...
Harper Announces 3 Byelections Set For November

Harper Announces 3 Byelections Set For November

Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press  10.21.2012
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper called three federal byelections on Sunday, a move Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair says is an important...

Rebrand: Bev Oda's Rep Needs Some TLC

09.13.2012
Every once in a while, we brand consultants get ourselves what we call a "trainwreck" -- a bona fide, dyed in the wool, gong show of a...

Bev Oda Screwed Up -- But Who Let Her?

09.10.2012
Then minister for CIDA, Bev Oda, was charged a penalty fee of $250 US in 2010 for smoking in her hotel room and expensed her department....
Another Burn For Oda

Another Burn For Oda

The Canadian Press  09. 8.2012
OTTAWA - A penalty of $250 US for smoking in a hotel room was among the expenses charged to taxpayers by Bev Oda, Canada's former minister...
Your Tax Dollars: Investing in Bev Oda's Future

Your Tax Dollars: Investing in Bev Oda's Future

08. 1.2012
When Bev Oda's resignation from Parliament and cabinet took effect on July 31, she lost her $233,247 salary. But Oda started collecting...

No Regrets

07.31.2012
Bev Oda doesn't regret charging taxpayers $16 for an orange juice and said today on her last day as the MP for Durham that she is retiring...
Bev Oda's Last Day

Bev Oda's Last Day

The Canadian Press  07.31.2012
OTTAWA - Embattled former cabinet minister Bev Oda is saying her final farewells, but isn't offering any explanations for her decision...

Watching the Watchdog: The Opening Ceremony Was Its Own Weird Word Cloud

07.27.2012
The opening stuff before the parade of athletes was weird, bizarre, peculiar, odd, curious, offbeat, outlandish, eccentric, unconventional,...
Media Bites: A Journalist Moving to Cuba? Not Without a Rant from Uncle Ezra

Media Bites: A Journalist Moving to Cuba? Not Without a Rant from Uncle Ezra

07. 9.2012
For all his gauche bombast on the matter, I'm wondering if Sun TV's Ezra Levant may be on to something with his decision to pillory departing...
Happy B-Day, Access To Information Act!

Happy B-Day, Access To Information Act!

07. 7.2012
Defence Minister Peter MacKay's helicopter ride that led to embarrassing headlines and head-scratching explanations. Former international...
Psst! Julian, Listen Up

Psst! Julian, Listen Up

07. 6.2012
Julian Fantino, in taking over the Canadian International Development Agency, will helm an organization that observers and those inside...
Harper Doesn't Hate Women, He Hates Incompetence

Harper Doesn't Hate Women, He Hates Incompetence

07. 6.2012
In light of Bev Oda's resignation as an MP and cabinet minister, blogger Rachel D├ęcoste asserted that this was a sign of "a disturbing...
Turns Out a Real Summer Shuffle Isn't in the Cards

Turns Out a Real Summer Shuffle Isn't in the Cards

07. 5.2012
Wednesday, Stephen Harper conducted what can best be described as a micro shuffle as it really wasn't big enough to be called a mini-shuffle....
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