Raving Canuck’s Guide to the Trudeau Government’s Carbon Tax Smoke and Mirrors

By Josh Lieblein For what seems like forever, the Trudeau government and their provincial allies have been pushing for some sort of pan-Canadian price on carbon. Recall that the current Prime Minister was once of the opinion that the provinces should be left to decide how to make consumers pay. However, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna … Continue reading Raving Canuck’s Guide to the Trudeau Government’s Carbon Tax Smoke and Mirrors

Update on the Long-Awaited Hijab Hoax Story

Late last month I had a conference call with five representatives from the TDSB, a mediator from the Information and Privacy Commissioner, and veteran journalist and author Mark Bourrie from Ottawa, who I asked to join the call because he has extensive experience in filing freedom of information requests. The call ended with us agreeing … Continue reading Update on the Long-Awaited Hijab Hoax Story

A Look at Twitter Engagement in Canada

Last month I published a piece on Raving Canuck that analyzed the Twitter follower counts of high-profile Canadian accounts. Using software from Twitter Audit (not an exact science), results showed the ratio of supposedly real to fake followers varied widely among some of Canada's top Twitter accounts. Several journalists were intrigued enough by the piece to … Continue reading A Look at Twitter Engagement in Canada

Scott Reid’s Partisan Deeds

By Josh Lieblein (UPDATE: JUNE 1, 2018) Well, as I look back over this article as Scotty lashes out at Ontario Proud on Twitter with less than a week to go before the OntLibs get annihilated, I have to wonder: What was Wynne thinking, letting this guy within a hundred feet of her campaign? She probably … Continue reading Scott Reid’s Partisan Deeds

No Solutions In The Wake Of Horrifying Violence In Canada, Just Media Types Shamelessly Acting Self-Interested

By Josh Lieblein Just another A+ week for Canadian media as people were slaughtered indiscriminately at Yonge and Finch and the usual suspects rushed to declare victory for their respective teams. Faith achieves her goal of making trouble for the CBC AND makes this about race.... While Nora is jadedly cool........ .....and Rosemary plays defence … Continue reading No Solutions In The Wake Of Horrifying Violence In Canada, Just Media Types Shamelessly Acting Self-Interested