How long is the career of a public figure when facing anonymous accusations of sexual misconduct? In the case of Ontario Conservative leader Patrick Brown it was measured in hours from the moment CTV released the news to his resignation.
But what is neither forgivable nor understandable is the reaction of federal politicians to the trial. Both the Prime Minister and the Justice Minister have joined in the chorus criticizing the decision of the twelve jurors. (~1 minute)
Frontier Senior Fellow and retired judge Brian Giesbrecht explodes the myth that we are all living on “treaty land” as per fashionable pronouncements prior to hockey games and assorted public events. With Geoff Currier on Winnipeg’s CJOB. (~18 minutes)
Should those running traditional businesses being edged out by sharing economy stalwarts like AirBNB and Uber be getting more consideration for their positions by politicians? Gerard Lucyshyn, Vice-President of Research at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy joins Rob to …
Damage from rail car accidents far exceed pipeline leaks, as tanker trains are routed through cities and towns, exposing millions of Canadians to safety hazards. Worst of all was the 2013 derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic Quebec.
The “Secret Path” by Downie and Jeff Lemire suggests that in 1966 an Indigenous teen named Chanie Wenjack ran away from a residential school near Kenora Ontario and died trying to get home to his first nation contains some unsubstantiated …
Manitoba Hydro’s current management issues are only a tiny part of the problem that this poorly-run public utility faces. It’s debt load is expected to reach $25 billion, endangering the province’s finances, compelling budget cutting, and hurting economic growth.