John Manley

Ex-Liberal Minister New Chair Of CIBC

TORONTO - CIBC (TSX:CM) is eyeing acquisitions in the private banking and wealth management business south of the border, chief executive Victor Dodig said as the bank reported its fourth-quarter resu...

You Can So Teach an Old (Liberal) Dog New Tricks

Why is it that some in the Liberal Party of Canada are using the disturbing and polarizing language of ageism? It has become open season on the "old guard". Older people seem to be framed as out of touch and constitutionally unable to cope with change. Of course, fresh thinking and new energy is indeed vital to any organization. However, "fresh" doesn't necessarily mean young. To me, "new" and "fresh" has nothing to do with age and everything to do with mindset, values and sincerity of purpose.

Is it Time For a Referendum on the Monarchy?

I suspect most Canadians don't mind the monarchy being in the background. However, if the Conservatives keep trying to reinforce our ties to the monarchy, the public will begin to take a closer look at the issue and evaluate what remains of those ties.