Kathleen Wynne and Loblaw’s Subsidy Bobble

Photo Credit: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press By Josh Lieblein Woke Ontarians have been going on for weeks about all the ethically responsible and socially conscious things they're going to do with the $25 gift card that the soulless corporatist monsters at Loblaw Company Ltd. have been giving out to get themselves off the hook for … Continue reading Kathleen Wynne and Loblaw’s Subsidy Bobble

Hack Or Flack: Rosemary Barton Edition

By Josh Lieblein Christmas came early for the Conservatives and NDPers this year as Justin Trudeau became the first sitting Prime Minister to be found in violation of a federal statute, despite the interventions of the "Not A Thing" brigade who tried to downplay, and will continue to downplay this story since it broke last … Continue reading Hack Or Flack: Rosemary Barton Edition

Hack or Flack: Aaron Wherry Edition

By Josh Lieblein Here at Raving Canuck we specialize in tugging on the capes of Canadian journos who are a little too obvious in their sucking up to the Liberal government as they contend with each other for crumbs tossed to them by Gerry Butts and other such functionaries. Sometimes it's hard to tell where … Continue reading Hack or Flack: Aaron Wherry Edition

Canada’s Speech Shine Gets A Little Duller

By Josh Lieblein Canadians who like to look down their noses at the Yank barbarians and their primitive and uncivilized notion of “free speech” are having a bit of an awkward week. Convinced as they are that control by a select few is preferable to the messy democracy to the south, where--in their minds--the failure … Continue reading Canada’s Speech Shine Gets A Little Duller

The Lowdown on Kathleen Wynne’s Campaign Manager David Herle

By Josh Lieblein David Smith. Don Guy. Jean Lapierre. Gerald Butts. Laura Miller. Katie Telford. David Herle wishes he was part of this elite group of Liberal magicians. And while it must be validating for him that Kathleen Wynne trusts him enough to manage her re-election bid--enough to reward him with 900K in lucrative contracts--there … Continue reading The Lowdown on Kathleen Wynne’s Campaign Manager David Herle

CBC’s The National Reminisces about Justin Trudeau’s Victory while reporting on Bronfman Tax Haven (Nov. 5, 2017)

(What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Mission Statement.) Time allotment for The National stories on Sunday: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vR97AXIXa6sodK8DYbbWpnn6iFD_Jm6VrHgIupdeZiWgvQOXgUgpeIWYvC_V9Qrzo-YuK6Boxolazpq/pubchart?oid=1966259362&format=interactive   Last night's The National was the last show in the old format, and you can't say they didn't go out with a bang in having a blockbuster news day. The lead story was the horrific massacre … Continue reading CBC’s The National Reminisces about Justin Trudeau’s Victory while reporting on Bronfman Tax Haven (Nov. 5, 2017)

Still No Word on Hillary Clinton Scandal, But 20 Minutes for ‘Ask Bob’ on Climate Change in Friday’s ‘The National’ (November 3, 2017)

(What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Mission Statement.) Time allotment for The National stories on Friday: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRSAZR7wHATJsKER2RkeCmM7wMA62IMSErvNYcAEZ7wOviBNM5RXxznnU5jHeWGU-6cw6vvvw7a7I-H/pubchart?oid=1097049240&format=interactive What was wrong with The National on Friday: Well the CBC got to the Julie Payette story finally, albeit a couple days late. CBC's Katie Simpson did give some people of faith to respond to Payette's inappropriate … Continue reading Still No Word on Hillary Clinton Scandal, But 20 Minutes for ‘Ask Bob’ on Climate Change in Friday’s ‘The National’ (November 3, 2017)

Explosive Reports Hillary Clinton Rigged Democrat Nomination Missing From CBC’s ‘The National’ Thursday (November 2, 2017)

(What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Mission Statement.) Time allotment for The National stories on Thursday: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRCXvwIEmm42c1CNoVtzM8pVxn9K7hPT7qLXWlgSsNNg-x5Yjc9FbrICaEqdEde2DoKwYtcRRe17N7T/pubchart?oid=331764434&format=interactive What was wrong with CBC's The National Thursday night: The National led with the murder investigation in a rural B.C. area because the remains of one murdered person were identified. An important story, yes, because other women … Continue reading Explosive Reports Hillary Clinton Rigged Democrat Nomination Missing From CBC’s ‘The National’ Thursday (November 2, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Wednesday Night (November 1, 2017)

(What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Mission Statement.) Time allotment for The National stories on Wednesday. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vQwroR6PjDupAA96hz5YSAm6nfJRnEiFozWTt94ppW2VGDJ8uZmkN9PR0gJjJSjn_o8O7RukWG4_Ynz/pubchart?oid=222109267&format=interactive What was wrong with The National Wednesday night: The lead story was the NYC terrorist attack again. A fair report but not sure it needed to be the lead story again. The lead report segued into Trump's … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Wednesday Night (November 1, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Tuesday (October 31, 2017)

(What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Mission Statement.) Time allotment for The National stories on Tuesday. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRaxyHUyreLaYz7SFKaST0i3UhHzypavIrJMMlW2-F-a0KZUtMHD_P_g2kFr40GPms_xkW-rqMvuj9p/pubchart?oid=67839267&format=interactive What was wrong with The National Tuesday night: The lead story on the New York terror attack was actually a good news report The lead story was followed up with a former CSIS officer explaining terrorist attacks … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Tuesday (October 31, 2017)