Editorials

The court decision against the pipeline veered away from objective legal analysis into opinions designed to justify preconceived biases.
The court decision against the pipeline veered away from objective legal analysis into opinions designed to justify preconceived biases.

More hopeless consultations and useless studies

By Gwyn Morgan Contributor Troy Media
October 12, 2018 - 12:21pm

For the second time in two years, three judges with the Federal Court of Appeal struck down a crucially important oil export pipeline project that had undergone years of regulatory review.

What the president really wants is the surrender of Canadian sovereignty, to create a semi-colonial dependency.
What the president really wants is the surrender of Canadian sovereignty, to create a semi-colonial dependency.

Canada can't afford to be bullied by Trump on trade

By Robert McGarvey Columnist Troy Media
September 25, 2018 - 4:19pm

U.S. President Donald Trump is, once again, blaming Canada for delays in concluding North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations. There's nothing new in this but this time Trump is bringing in high-powered congressional guns to lambaste Canada.

Politicians treat successful Canadians as natural resources to be annually harvested and squeezed for as much money as possible.
Politicians treat successful Canadians as natural resources to be annually harvested and squeezed for as much money as possible.

The Liberal government's tax plan a failure

By Matthew Lau Research Associate Frontier Centre for Public Policy
September 25, 2018 - 4:19pm

A few years ago, the federal Liberals told Canadians that they would help the middle class by raising taxes on the rich. According to the early evidence, the plan has flopped.

This new party has a leader who wasn't elected and few members. It appears intended simply to soothe Bernier’s fragile ego.
This new party has a leader who wasn't elected and few members. It appears intended simply to soothe Bernier’s fragile ego.

The People’s Party of the left … right … whatever

By Michael Taube Columnist Troy Media
September 19, 2018 - 12:36pm

When Maxime Bernier, a former Conservative cabinet minister and federal leadership candidate, abruptly quit the party last month, he announced he would be starting a new political party.

Expansion meant salary caps and luxury taxes were necessary to keep teams competitive. But the system has failed players and fans.
Expansion meant salary caps and luxury taxes were necessary to keep teams competitive. But the system has failed players and fans.

How migrants in search of championships hurt pro sports

By Bruce Dowbiggin Columnist Troy Media
September 19, 2018 - 12:34pm

The problem with giving an athlete all the money he’ll ever need is that he’s going to ask you for something you can’t guarantee – no matter how much money you have. And that’s a championship.

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