What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Sunday Night (October 29, 2017)

Mission Statement for “What Was Wrong With The National”: During the last federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau promised to give the CBC additional funding if he became PM. This clearly affected the CBC’s election coverage, where the so-called impartial public broadcaster actively promoted Trudeau as Harper’s replacement. After winning the election, Trudeau rewarded CBC for … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Sunday Night (October 29, 2017)

A Warning to Albertans: Prepare Yourselves for the Identity Politics Onslaught

By Josh Lieblein Nothing shatters the relative calm of Canadian discourse so completely as a full-throated Albertan cry for redress against the perfidious East. When Ryan Rados raked my home province of Ontario over the coals in his justifiably harsh missive, I felt the burn. I can't argue with Ryan's characterization of our out-of-control debt … Continue reading A Warning to Albertans: Prepare Yourselves for the Identity Politics Onslaught

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Thursday and Friday Night (October 26 & 27)

Mission Statement for “What Was Wrong With The National”: During the last federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau promised to give the CBC additional funding if he became PM. This clearly affected the CBC’s election coverage, where the so-called impartial public broadcaster actively promoted Trudeau as Harper’s replacement. After winning the election, Trudeau rewarded CBC for … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Thursday and Friday Night (October 26 & 27)

A Brief Look Back on Albertan Alienation

By Mark Walker The Liberal Party of Canada has a knack for inciting regional alienation and constitutional crises.  Western Canadians, particularly Albertans, expect Liberal federal governments to have a disdain bordering on antipathy for people outside of the Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal “golden triangle”, and why not? A look at electoral maps since the days of Pearson shows … Continue reading A Brief Look Back on Albertan Alienation

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Tuesday and Wednesday Night (October 24 & 25, 2017)

Mission Statement for “What Was Wrong With The National”: During the last federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau promised to give the CBC additional funding if he became PM. This clearly affected the CBC’s election coverage, where the so-called impartial public broadcaster actively promoted Trudeau as Harper’s replacement. After winning the election, Trudeau rewarded CBC for … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Tuesday and Wednesday Night (October 24 & 25, 2017)

What Was Wrong With ‘The National’ Sunday and Monday Night (October 22-23, 2017)

Mission Statement for "What Was Wrong With The National": During the last federal election campaign, Justin Trudeau promised to give the CBC additional funding if he became PM. This clearly affected the CBC's election coverage, where the so-called impartial public broadcaster actively promoted Trudeau as Harper's replacement. After winning the election, Trudeau rewarded CBC for … Continue reading What Was Wrong With ‘The National’ Sunday and Monday Night (October 22-23, 2017)

Canada, Alberta Is Ready To Break Up

By Ryan Rados Alberta is closing in on a $40 billion provincial debt. Our economy took the biggest hit during the oil crash, and yet we're still sending money to Ontario and Quebec. Albertans can't be blamed for any resentment they might feel toward Eastern Canada, especially when people like Montreal's mayor take pride in … Continue reading Canada, Alberta Is Ready To Break Up

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Friday Night (October 20, 2017)

I continue to get overwhelmingly positive feedback from readers on my media criticism of CBC's flagship program. However, I did notice some on Twitter dismissing the whole exercise as a waste of time. https://twitter.com/teresa_reza/status/922542862549635073 https://twitter.com/Rebelsoldier29/status/922568617127849984 My response to these people is apathy begets no change. Also, for those who think "everyone thinks it's a joke", … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Friday Night (October 20, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Thursday (October 19, 2017)

I'm b-a-a-a-c-k. Sorry for the hiatus readers, I was halfway through this post on Friday--I also had to work on an article for another publication earlier in the day--but then the clock started running into the evening and I had already made plans for the rest of the weekend. Anyway, none of you are paying … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Thursday (October 19, 2017)