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Tag Archives: Justin Trudeau
The Power of Trust – II
Pierre Trudeau paddled the South Nahanni in 1970; his love of paddling was clear: “What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other…. paddle 100 miles in a canoe and you … Continue reading
Spoiler alert- This is not a travel adventure blog post. Somehow this one slipped through. Someone wise once told me that most of our wounds are self-inflicted. In the context of this weeks noisy debate about pipelines in Canada, we … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged canadian energy, Justin Trudeau, Northern Gateway, Notley, pipeline politics 2 Comments
Plus ça Change…
Everything changes… The October 19th election of the Trudeau Liberals was historic. For many reasons. If last night is any measure it will soon become historic by another measure – the number of people who claim they, and only they, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged canadian politics. Pierre Trudeau, Justin Trudeau, Ottawa, Terry Beech 1 Comment
They have dared greatly.
On the day before an election, particularly one this long, it is hard to lift my head, look out over the horizon and take the long view. My perspective is shot. One observation has survived and is crystal clear – … Continue reading
The Power of Engagement.
The Power of Engagement Over the past two months I have been fully immersed in the upcoming election; at 78 days, the longest is current Canadian history. These are wild rides. They take me out of my comfort zone; way, … Continue reading
Off the Couch and Out on the Hustings.
Hustings is one of those arcane words that only comes up at election time. The word goes back to 12th century England, it means a place or meeting where politicians make election speeches. I first got involved in politics in … Continue reading