When even politicians say Canada has too many politicians, don’t believe them. They’re just trying to get rid of the competition.
The recent modest reforms to Employment Insurance are in fact far too modest. Even so, they may force the Opposition’s brains to get off the couch and find real work.
So the UN thinks Canada needs a national food policy. And some snooty Harvard-educated multi-professor of judicial fantasizing to come here, berate us for every sin in the left-wing catechism and urge us to wish away our problems. Well, we don’t.
It’s starting to look as though this school co-parenting thing is more complicated than it looks. Even the bit about eating your veggies. Premier Dad hectors your kids and serves them cardboard and they just won’t bend to his will.
One side-effect of Europe’s financial crisis is the rise of fringe parties who want to dump the Euro and maybe the whole European Union. So it’s not all bad news.