Pierre Elliott Trudeau

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Should We Have Sympathy For Sean Spicer?

Spicer, at 45 years of age, is no neophyte. He has served as press secretary to four Republican Congressmen. In short, he should know better. At a minimum, he should have known that he'd have about as much chance controlling his own destiny in a twitter-mad Trump White House as did those monkeys the Americans used to send into space to test the Mercury space capsules. Meaning none.

Want To Buy His Desk?

MONTREAL - Getting ready to spruce up your office? Maybe the desk used by Pierre Trudeau and Jean Chretien is just the touch to add a little zing to your space.After all, the desk by award-winning des...

Do We Need A Canadian Mount Rushmore?

As I stare up at Mount Rushmore and the much larger-than-life visages of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt, I can't help but wonder why Americans can get away with this kind of megalomania, while we in Canada seem to be resigned to making do with the Wawa Goose. Let's be serious, is Canada no less exceptional?

What Leaders Can Learn From Margaret Thatcher

Thatcher was determined, driven, uncompromising, single-minded, outspoken, stubborn, intolerant, sharp, quick and unquestionably capable of evoking only intense emotions among her friends and enemies. And that's exactly why she was one of the greatest leaders of the past century.

Open 'Books' On Constitution

QUEBEC - The Supreme Court of Canada says it will investigate allegations that some of its members intervened in the repatriation of the Constitution.The high court's decision came after urging by Que...