Tag Archives: Canadian

The Canadian Political Spectrum

Political Parties 2019 Election It’s a tough question, but somebody has to ask it: where are you on this chart? And, before you answer, think about the implications of what ‘far right’ and ‘far left’ mean when we speak those … Continue reading

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Trudeau: Like Father, Like Son?

No, more like: Hate Father, Hate Son The advantage of being a more senior member of the voting community (I’m old, OK?) is that I also have a long memory of how things were back in the ‘bad old days’ … Continue reading

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First Time in Canadian Politics…

Needing to Wear a Bulletproof Vest Yesterday, a Liberal rally in Mississauga, Ontario was delayed by 90 minutes when the RCMP decided that a threat against Trudeau was credible enough to prevent his wife Sophie from introducing him. When Trudeau … Continue reading

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How Americans See Us

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Sandra Oh: Canadian Icon

Receiving Governor General’s Award She’s been in the public’s eye since getting a role on Grey’s Anatomy all those years ago. Now she’s winning awards for her TV performance on Killing Eve. This weekend, Canada’s Governor General presented her with a Performing … Continue reading

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Pierre Radisson…Icebreaker

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Some of the Rest of Canadian Greats

Made in Canada I am partial to music and videos from Canada. Even when I lived in the UK for 22 years, I followed Canadian artists where I could. The following is not an exhaustive listing of my favourites, nor … Continue reading

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