Michael Walker, formerly of the Fraser Institute, a pro-business think tank, resumes his waterfront stroll and explains his imminent exile to a visiting U.S. reporter.
He chose the day Remembrance Day, in Canada deliberately.
Stephen Harper, leader of the Official Opposition, took the Liberal government to task for neglecting this apparent Canada Goose drain. Every year we loose some of our geese because of this governments wasteful habits.
You know the one Im talking about. It might be hidden behind a vague intention to try to be nicer. Or perhaps its crouching ashamed between a brace of healthy indulgences, like Ill stick to lite beer this year and I will sleep in till noon every Sunday.
Yep, Im talking about The Big One.
TO: The President of the United States
FROM: Steven Laffoley
Discovery and Disclosure of Assets
Like John Ibbitson in The Globe and Mail, Andrew Coyne in the National Postand countless other gushers of purple prose in the media punditry, I am sogoddamn proud that when it comes to choosing a local stand-in for ourdynastic monarch, we only go for the best.
You are such an inspiration to all us colonial plebs, Your Excellency. Justlooking at you, it's so obvious why you were chosen.