Check your privilege and be quiet

March 16, 2018

To be effective, justice must be blind. And our government should be too. The way to solve the injustices of the past is not to create new categories on which to base discrimination. It’s to treat all citizens equally....

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Free Speech and Equal Rights for All

March 08, 2018

Parliament is in recess this week and I am currently taking some time off with Catherine. But I really had to send you this quick note about something crazy that happened on Twitter these past few days. Liberal...

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Canada is failing

March 02, 2018

I am at the airport waiting for a flight to Washington, DC. I just saw a headline in the Financial Post: FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT PLUNGES TO THE LOWEST IN SEVEN YEARS. Yes, it was down 26% in...

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Making a fool of himself abroad

February 27, 2018

I am sure you are well aware that Justin Trudeau’s visit to India was a disaster at every level. He and his family looked like they were playing in a Bollywood movie at each photo op. Commentators in...

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It’s your money

February 22, 2018

Greasy politicians love giving money to their friends in big business.Sometimes it’s in the open, in the form of grants and subsidies.Sometimes it’s hidden, in the form of “repayable loans” that never get...

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Free the Maple Syrup!

February 21, 2018

I received this week a formal notice from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers about a message I sent a few days ago to my supporters and which was posted on my Facebook page. In...

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February 16, 2018

Do you know what a “supercluster” is? It’s just another word for corporate welfare. Under the pretext stimulating innovation, Justin Trudeau and his minister Navdeep Bains will hand out close to $1 billion to well-connected business consortia....

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Corporate Welfare and Backdoor Deals

February 14, 2018

I am 100% against corporate welfare. You know, these subsidies and loans granted by the government to companies... I think it's a waste of money. We should cut taxes for all businesses, instead of aiding some...

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Stop the OPEC of Maple Syrup

February 05, 2018

Let me tell you about something crazy that is going on. Do you know about the Quebec Federation of Maple Syrup Producers? It operates similarly to the old Canadian Wheat Board but for maple syrup....

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Bernier Private Bill Would Bring More Transparency to Government Assistance to Business

February 05, 2018

Ottawa, February 5, 2018 – The Conservative MP for Beauce, Maxime Bernier, today tabled a private member’s bill that would force the federal government to provide more information regarding the financial assistance it gives...

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