National Newswatch

Trudeau sides with Israel’s enemies

Nov 21 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — It’s no secret why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has, suddenly and without prior notice, reversed Stephen Harper’s policy of refusing to support the never-ending deluge of Israel-bashing resolutions passed by the United Nations General Assembly. Canada under Harper and his Conservative government was Israel’s strongest ally in the world, more than even the U.S. under […]

Trudeau has to choose his approach to governing with a minority

Nov 14 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — The success of Canada’s new minority Parliament, which will convene on Dec. 5, depends not on the opposition leaders but on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canadians collectively decided on Oct. 21 that they still wanted Trudeau to be their PM, but not with the extraordinary power of a PM with a majority government. Given this, […]

Andrew Scheer’s trial by religion

Nov 10 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — Let’s put to rest the myth there is any answer Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer can give that will satisfy the Liberals, and the liberal media, that he is not homophobic. That he would not ban same-sex marriage if he becomes prime minister. Scheer can’t prove a negative. The only way he could prove it is […]

Panicking Conservatives only help Trudeau

Nov 6 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — Since the liberal media have been killing entire forests telling us about how badly Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives did in the Oct. 21 election, let’s do an apples-to-apples comparison of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s victory compared to Scheer’s defeat. Compared to the 2015 election: Trudeau lost 27 seats (down from 184 to 157) and […]

Amateur hour federal Conservatives imploding

Nov 3 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — So as it turns out, it was the Conservatives, not the Liberals, who weren’t as advertised in the federal election. In the days leading up to the Oct. 21 vote, Conservatives told us they were united behind Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, who was ready to lead the country. But in the days following the election, […]

Elect Trudeau? No more pipelines

Oct 20 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s star Liberal candidates — prominent Quebec environmental activist Steven Guilbeault — says it’s unlikely Canada will ever build another pipeline under legislation passed by Trudeau’s government. In acknowledging this to the National Post’s Jesse Snyder, Guilbeault — recruited to run by senior Trudeau strategist and fellow environmental activist Gerald […]

Obama the hypocrite endorses Trudeau

Oct 17 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — If former U.S. president Barack Obama is such a big fan of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — as he indicated Wednesday in a tweet to his 109 million followers — why didn’t he support Trudeau when it counted, by approving the Keystone XL pipeline? Obama tweeted: “I was proud to work with Justin Trudeau as […]

The fiscal follies of Justin Trudeau

Oct 13 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — While the fiscal plans of all the political parties heading into the Oct. 21 election should be taken with a huge grain of salt, criticism by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of the financial platforms of his opponents has zero credibility. Here’s why: In his 2015 campaign platform, Trudeau said the federal government would record three […]

Singh’s a rock star, but will it save the NDP?

Oct 10 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — Suddenly, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, dismissed as an also-ran at the start of the election campaign, has become its rock star. But will he be able to preserve the NDP’s official party status, meaning at least 12 seats? There’s no question Singh’s having a good campaign. He was widely perceived as the winner of the […]

Schooling Trudeau on Ontario politics

Oct 3 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — The Toronto Star reported this week that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is “schooling” Ontario Premier Doug Ford on labour unrest in the province’s education system. Determined to drag Ford into the federal election race so he can link him to Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, Trudeau attacked Ford’s “cuts and austerity” to the education system during […]

Singh’s one-liners aren’t an energy policy

Sep 29 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — There are valid reasons to criticize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate and energy policies, but the right way to do it is not with the childish insults coming from Jagmeet Singh and the NDP. When Trudeau tweeted on Friday that a Liberal government would use revenues from the Trans Mountain pipeline to plant two billion […]

It’s time to call Trudeau to account

Sep 22 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — Can we not now, at long last, simply admit it? That four years ago we elected a shallow, not overly bright, temperamental child of privilege, who would have had zero chance of leading the Liberal Party of Canada, let alone becoming Prime Minister of Canada, were his last name not “Trudeau?” Can we not, at […]

Trudeau’s nervous about running on his record

Sep 17 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — If Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was confident of winning the Oct. 21 election based on his political record over the past four years, the Liberals wouldn’t feel the need to portray their political opponents as not only wrong, but evil. But this is what Liberals always do when they feel their self-declared status as Canada’s […]

Trudeau’s immigration policies alarm many Canadians

Sep 15 2019 — Lorrie Goldstein — Thus far in the federal election campaign, the issue of immigration has been debated mainly by not talking about it. Two of the biggest “media” stories have been: – Controversy over a billboard campaign featuring a picture of People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier, accompanied by the words: “Say NO to Mass Immigration”. – […]