Turns Out This Guy Was A Cost-Cutting <em>Machine</em>

Turns Out This Guy Was A Cost-Cutting Machine

Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press  02. 3.2014
OTTAWA - Jean Chretien chopped the size of his office and those of his ministers at his very first cabinet meeting in 1993, saying the...
WATCH: Chretien's Still Got It

WATCH: Chretien's Still Got It

01.27.2014
Former prime minister Jean Chretien has been the subject of great adulation since turning 80 earlier this month. The Liberal icon, who...
WATCH: Chretien Hints Neil Young Should Stick To Music, Says 'Oil Is Oil'

WATCH: Chretien Hints Neil Young Should Stick To Music, Says 'Oil Is Oil'

01.25.2014
Jean Chretien apparently thinks Neil Young should stick to music. The former prime minister recently sat down with George Stroumboulopoulos...
Chretien Celebrated As One Of The Best PMs Ever

Chretien Celebrated As One Of The Best PMs Ever

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
TORONTO - Former prime minister Jean Chretien was celebrated Tuesday as a political leader of courage, passion and vision — with some...
Old Rivals FINALLY Bury The Hatchet

Old Rivals FINALLY Bury The Hatchet

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
OTTAWA - Old partisan and leadership rivals are putting aside their differences to pay tribute to Jean Chretien at a star-studded event...
37 Moments That Weren't A Bummer

37 Moments That Weren't A Bummer

12.20.2013
As you may have heard, 2013 was a rather depressing year in Canadian politics. But it wasn't all bad, was it? Of course not! In fact,...
A Troubling 2013 for Justin Trudeau's Liberals

A Troubling 2013 for Justin Trudeau's Liberals

12.19.2013
Trudeau has been completely unable to define the Liberal Party or Trudeau brand under his leadership. On second thought, in Trudeau's first...
Harper Arrives In South Africa To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

Harper Arrives In South Africa To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

The Canadian Press  12. 9.2013
JOHANNESBURG - Past and present Canadian leaders from across the political spectrum left partisan differences at home Monday as they arrived...
Harper, 3 Former PMs To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

Harper, 3 Former PMs To Pay Final Respects To Mandela

The Canadian Press  12. 7.2013
OTTAWA - The Prime Minister's Office says three former PMs have confirmed they will accompany Stephen Harper to South Africa to pay final...
Will Harper Take a Big Climate Change Opportunity?

Will Harper Take a Big Climate Change Opportunity?

11.11.2013
With talks starting this week in Warsaw Harper and his new environment minister, Leona Aglukaqq, have an opportunity to redeem themselves....
Chretien Was <i>This Close</i> To Scrapping Queen Oath: Ex-Minister

Chretien Was This Close To Scrapping Queen Oath: Ex-Minister

Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press  07.12.2013
TORONTO - New citizens would be swearing an oath to Canada rather than to the Queen had former prime minister Jean Chretien not gotten...
Anti-Terror Policies Must Uphold Canadian Values

Anti-Terror Policies Must Uphold Canadian Values

04.23.2013
Personal learnings from the Countering Violent Extremism portfolio echoed the sentiments that Justin Trudeau expressed following the Boston...
Reports of the Liberal Party's Death Had Been Greatly Exaggerated

Reports of the Liberal Party's Death Had Been Greatly Exaggerated

04. 4.2013
In a widely contested 1968 leadership race that went to several ballots, Pierre Trudeau emerged as the winner, and quickly called the election...
Four Myths About Justin Trudeau Debunked

Four Myths About Justin Trudeau Debunked

03.21.2013
Justin Trudeau is about to head into the national Liberal leadership vote heavily ahead of the competition, with little changing since...
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