Duncan Cameron

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
News
Oct 23, 2007

Which way left for the French?

Duncan Cameron
The victory of the French right in the 2007 presidential, and legislative elections is provoking some serious debate by the left on its future.
Columnists
Oct 18, 2007

Defending the French Republic

French protesters took to the streets this past weekend to defend the rights of immigrants, who would face possible DNA testing in cases of family reunification, under proposed changes to immigration
News
Oct 16, 2007

Defending the French Republic

Duncan Cameron
French protesters took to the streets this past weekend to defend the rights of immigrants, who would face possible DNA testing in cases of family reunification, under proposed changes to immigration
Columnists
Oct 11, 2007

Reflecting on Marx and money gone mad

The Bank of Canada is busily handing out money to buoy the Canadian financial system, resorting to purchase, and re-purchase agreements which allow financial institutions time to find more funds to s
News
Oct 9, 2007

Reflecting on Marx and money gone mad

Duncan Cameron
The Bank of Canada is busily handing out money to buoy the Canadian financial system, resorting to purchase, and re-purchase agreements which allow financial institutions time to find more funds to s
News
Oct 2, 2007

The descent

Duncan Cameron
Last week, the U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates asked Congress to appropriate $190 billion in new money for 2008, to fund the wars in Iraq, and Afghanistan, $42 billion more than anticipated.
Columnists
Sep 28, 2007

The Desmarais test

When Stéphane Dion describes Liberal policies as "realistic" what he means is that powerful people are not offended by what his party espouses. Thinkof this as the Paul Desmarais test. Lib
News
Sep 25, 2007

The Desmarais test

Duncan Cameron
When Stéphane Dion describes Liberal policies as "realistic" what he means is that powerful people are not offended by what his party espouses. Thinkof this as the Paul Desmarais test. Lib
Columnists
Sep 19, 2007

Two shades of blue

The Quebec by-elections produced the result Stephen Harper was looking for: voters switched from the Bloc Québecois towards the Parti Conservateur, from one shade of blue to another. The p
News
Sep 18, 2007

Two shades of blue

Duncan Cameron
The Quebec by-elections produced the result Stephen Harper was looking for: voters switched from the Bloc Québecois towards the Parti Conservateur, from one shade of blue to another. The p
Columnists
Sep 17, 2007

Brian Mulroney's greatest achievement

For most of us the idea of reading Brian Mulroney's Memoirs: 1939-1993 is about as appealing as trying to relive, successively, the worst hangovers of your life. Imagine having to turn pages to find
News
Sep 5, 2007

The wages of justice

Duncan Cameron
The B.C. Federation of Labour made the best of the Labour Day holiday. It chose to highlight its campaign for a $10 an hour minimum wage.
News
Aug 30, 2007

The last steel company

Duncan Cameron
With the takeover of Stelco by U.S. Steel, Canada loses its last domestically owned steel producer. As union leadership has warned, this government inaction is short sighted, and will prove costly.
Columnists
Aug 23, 2007

Credit watch

It is actually credit, and not money, that makes the world go around. That is why the upset in credit markets, provoked by the issue and sale of poor quality "sub-prime" mortgage debt by U.S. financi
News
Aug 22, 2007

Credit watch

Duncan Cameron
It is actually credit, and not money, that makes the world go around. That is why the upset in credit markets, provoked by the issue and sale of poor quality "sub-prime" mortgage debt by U.S. financi
Columnists
Aug 20, 2007

The Afghanistan shuffle

Changing his ministers is not going to affect the fortunes of the war in Afghanistan. The best Harper can hope for is to make a bad situation look better, not worse, as O'Connor did when he misled th
News
Aug 16, 2007

The Afghanistan shuffle

Duncan Cameron
Changing his ministers is not going to affect the fortunes of the war in Afghanistan. The best Harper can hope for is to make a bad situation look better, not worse, as O'Connor did when he misled th
Columnists
Aug 13, 2007

Premiers vacation in Moncton

Host premier Shawn Graham has made it known the Moncton meeting will be green. Somehow, setting a good example does not seem enough. Frankly, playing some golf, enjoying the lobster, and the New Brun
News
Aug 9, 2007

Premiers vacation in Moncton

Duncan Cameron
Host premier Shawn Graham has made it known the Moncton meeting will be green. Somehow, setting a good example does not seem enough. Frankly, playing some golf, enjoying the lobster, and the New Brun
Columnists
Jul 20, 2007

Assisted economic suicide

When Canwest asked the Montreal billionaire investment lawyer and pension fund manager Stephen Jarislowsky to comment on the Rio Tinto takeover of Alcan, he responded that Canada is committing â

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