Real free trade

July 27, 2018

This week, a European delegation visited Washington to discuss trade issues. The day before, president Trump tweeted that he had “an idea for them. Both the U.S. and the E.U. drop all Tariffs, Barriers and Subsidies! That would finally...

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20% of our economy at risk

July 19, 2018

Yesterday, Justin Trudeau shuffled his cabinet and created a new position: Minister of International Trade Diversification. Yes, diversification, as in promoting trade with countries other than the US. 46 years ago, Pierre Trudeau launched his “Third Option” plan to...

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A green tyranny?

July 12, 2018

Did you read the news this week about the western chorus frog on the South Shore of Montreal? Well, a Federal Court ruling has confirmed that Ottawa can prevent any development on private land to protect this frog, and...

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Wrong direction

June 28, 2018

Justin Trudeau has totally bungled our trade relationship with the US. We knew right from the start, after Trump’s election, that we would have to make strategic and realistic choices to keep American markets open and our economy competitive....

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Are the Liberals Hiding Something?

June 07, 2018

You know I want to abolish corporate welfare. I hope we’ll be able to get rid of it one day. But until then, the least we could expect is that when the government loans money to businesses, Canadian taxpayers...

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My chapter on supply management

June 05, 2018

You can download here the full chapter on supply management, released in April 2018, of my book Doing Politics Differently: My Vision for Canada, whose publication has been postponed indefinitely.

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The Nationalization of a Mess

May 30, 2018

Justin Trudeau’s Minister of Finance announced yesterday that he will nationalize the Trans Mountain pipeline. Yes, the same pipeline that he himself put in jeopardy with his disastrous energy policies. We all remember Trudeau effectively killing the Energy East...

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Trudeau’s Fake Support of Trans Mountain

May 24, 2018

Justin Trudeau’s Minister of Finance recently announced that he is prepared to subsidize Kinder Morgan in order to mitigate risks associated with his disastrous energy policies. He is willing to fix a problem he himself created with YOUR money....

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“Canada’s Economic Future”

May 15, 2018

Speech by Maxime Bernier – Civitas Conference – Montreal, April 28, 2018 Good afternoon everyone. Before I begin, I want to tell you that I am not talking as innovation critic for the Conservative Party today. These are...

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Liberal Corporate Welfare

May 03, 2018

On Tuesday, our party asked an important question to the Innovation Minister, Navdeep Bains. We wanted to know how many jobs his department had created by handing out 5.5 billion $ in government subsidies. But Minister Bains couldn’t say....

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