John Manley

Why This Former Cabinet Minister Is Worried About Canada's Future

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Skills shortages have not yet grown into a national issue, but do have the potential to impact the economy if Ottawa and industry don't star...

Step In Before Europe Free Trade Talks Fail, Harper Urged

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper needs to quickly dispatch his top ministers to Europe to salvage the stalled free-trade talks before it's too l...

There's A Price Of Saying No To China: Experts

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada can expect a chilly reception and damaged relations with Beijing if the Harper government dents China's pride by refusing a $15.1-bill...

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

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada
Daniel D. Veniez

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.

Harper Kept MacKay In The Dark On Afghan Review

CP | James McCarten, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office was so seized with controlling public opinion of Canada's shooting war in southern Afghanistan that e...

Former Deputy Prime Minister Sought U.S. Drones

Ottawa Citizen | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Politics

Former deputy prime minister John Manley told U.S. officials in November 2007 that he would have an easier time getting the Liberals to support an ext...

Is it Time For a Referendum on the Monarchy?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

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.