Duncan Cameron

Columnists
Mar 13, 2008

Bring in the police

Section 119 of the Criminal Code of Canada could not be more precise. An offer of money to a member of parliament to influence his or her actions in an official capacity constitutes a criminal offenc
Columnists
Mar 6, 2008

A dead man, bribery, and see you in court

Attempting to influence the vote of a member of parliament is a common enough matter. Lobbyists do it for a living. But, offering material incentives, such as paying the expensive premiums on a speci
Columnists
Feb 27, 2008

Vancouver's next mayor?

"I'm in," exclaimed Gregor Robertson Sunday before 200 boisterous supporters of his candidacy for the Vision Vancouver nomination as the city's next mayor.
Columnists
Feb 21, 2008

Jack still calling it right

In an astonishing reversal, the Liberals have aligned themselves with the Conservatives in deciding to maintain Canadian troops in Afghanistan until 2011.
Columnists
Feb 14, 2008

Making war a winner

Conservatives are road testing their election strategy: while Stephen Harper is a real leader, Stéphane Dion is not. Whether it is carrying out a combat role in Afghanistan, or getting tou
Columnists
Feb 1, 2008

Fertilizing the money tree

Want to make some real money? Just take out a loan, and buy some stocks (equities). Mortgage your house if you can, say for $400,000, and invest the proceeds in the stock market.
Columnists
Jan 23, 2008

Fighting the 'r' word

These are not normal economic times. World stock markets tanked on Monday. The U.S. housing downturn has American consumers, the world's biggest importers, feeling poorer.
Columnists
Jan 10, 2008

President Obama

The democratic nominee for president should be known in less than a month, after the February 5 "super Tuesday" primaries, which include votes in California and New York. It will likely be the junior
Columnists
Jan 4, 2008

2008: Jack's year

With a U.S. recession looming, and a credit crisis over-hanging the world economy, Canada needs an activist government ready to turn its back on 25 years of neo-liberal economics.
Columnists
Dec 20, 2007

Mulroney's tank selling troubles

The ancient Greeks believed that those who the gods wished to punish, they first put above others. Brian Mulroney got his comeuppance in front of a House of Commons ethics committee last week.
News
Dec 11, 2007

Climate crime and duplicity

Duncan Cameron
Canada has adopted a Junior Chamber of Commerce approach to the UN environmental talks on climate change in Bali.
Columnists
Dec 5, 2007

Dion survives year one

Karl Rove, former strategist to President Bush, used his first Newsweek column to tell his party how to win the next presidential election.
Columnists
Nov 28, 2007

World spooked by declining U.S. dollar

The world economy has been built on a major fault line: a national currency, the U.S. dollar, which is also the world monetary unit. The two different roles played by the American dollar have become
Columnists
Nov 22, 2007

Harper's three tests

The prime minister mishandled the Mulroney file, just as he is about to face the three tests that will determine whether or not he can win enough seats to hold on to his job, come the expected Spring
News
Nov 20, 2007

Harper's three tests

Duncan Cameron
The prime minister mishandled the Mulroney file, just as he is about to face the three tests that will determine whether or not he can win enough seats to hold on to his job, come the expected Spring
News
Nov 13, 2007

Flaherty wishing currency speculators a merry Xmas

Duncan Cameron
Trading the Canadian dollar has brought an early Christmas for speculators cashing in on its instability. Our dollar lost three per cent of its value in trading Monday, as speculators took profits.
Columnists
Nov 2, 2007

Quebec gambit

In an interview with the Toronto Star, Tom Flanagan, past Conservative campaign chair and party strategist, said that for the Conservatives to become the dominant force in Canadian politics the party
News
Oct 30, 2007

Quebec gambit

Duncan Cameron
In an interview with the Toronto Star, Tom Flanagan, past Conservative campaign chair and party strategist, said that for the Conservatives to become the dominant force in Canadian politics the party

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