National Newswatch

Trudeau a Threat to Liberal Chances, Must Go: Martyn Brown

Mar 24 2019 — David Beers — Odds for RCMP probe rising, says former top aide to BC Liberal premier. On Friday, Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen offered some advice to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that he is likely to ignore. Let Jody Wilson-Raybould have her (additional) say. Stop muzzling her with cabinet confidence and solicitor-client privilege. Waive it.

The Delusions of David Frum’s Mind

Aug 21 2015 — David Beers — David Frum is not here anymore. That’s apparent from the defence of Stephen Harper he published in The Atlantic yesterday. It’s full of spin and falsehoods evident to those who actually live in Canada and are paying attention. Born to a famous Canadian family, Frum left long ago to toil in the fertile vineyards of […]

Harper, Serial Abuser of Power: The Evidence Compiled

Aug 10 2015 — David Beers — Stephen Harper and his Conservatives have racked up dozens of serious abuses of power since forming government in 2006. From scams to smears, monkey-wrenching opponents to intimidating public servants like an Orwellian gorilla, some offences are criminal, others just offend human decency.

How did pollsters and pundits get it so wrong in BC?

May 16 2013 — David Beers — The more or less unanimous view among pollsters and pundits was that Liberal premier Christy Clark’s reign was set to come to an end Tuesday, and that the Adrian Dix-led New Democrats would form British Columbia’s next government. How could we have been so wrong?