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)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 2017)

Well the first installment was a bit of a hit with readers--nearly a thousand of you visited Raving Canuck in its first 24 hours. I guess I'm committed to suffering through 45 minutes of spin and irrelevant stories each night for the foreseeable future. We'll see how long I can take it. Meanwhile, the least … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 17, 2017)

Here's the first installment of "What Was Wrong With CBC's The National Last Night". In these blurbs I will summarize the CBC's flagship news program from the previous night, highlighting what was glossed over or completely ignored by the public broadcaster in the last day's news cycle. I will also question, where applicable, stories given … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 17, 2017)

Trudeau Liberal Government’s CanCon Mandarins IGNORE “Cuphead”, the Grant-Free, Made-In-Canada, Smash Hit Video Game

By Josh Lieblein It's critically acclaimed. It's a blast to play and beautiful to look at. It's a commercial success, with over 100,000 downloads in 3 days and on pace to break plenty of records. It's currently on the tip of the tongue of every gaming pundit worth their controller as they intensely debate whether … Continue reading Trudeau Liberal Government’s CanCon Mandarins IGNORE “Cuphead”, the Grant-Free, Made-In-Canada, Smash Hit Video Game

Interview with Google Manifesto creator James Damore (August 15)

The author of the Google memo, software engineer James Damore, decided to do his first interviews with two popular and controversial Canadian YouTube vloggers shortly after being fired at the start of August. In a wide-ranging interview I asked Damore back on August 15 about why he chose to do interviews with these two Canadian … Continue reading Interview with Google Manifesto creator James Damore (August 15)

The Striking Resemblance Between Justin Trudeau and a Harry Potter Character

                  The commentariat from time to time like to make comparisons and draw parallels between politicians and fictional characters to illuminate on the personality of the public figures. However, in the case of Justin Trudeau the two types of fictional characters commonly linked to the prime minister … Continue reading The Striking Resemblance Between Justin Trudeau and a Harry Potter Character

Trudeau’s Continued Underfunding of Canada’s Military Unlikely to Last

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals released its annual budget last week and there was no additional funding earmarked for defense. Not since 1972, when Trudeau’s father Pierre Elliott Trudeau was PM and first cut military spending, has Canada contributed two percent of its GDP to defence. Canada currently spends just under one percent of GDP … Continue reading Trudeau’s Continued Underfunding of Canada’s Military Unlikely to Last