All posts tagged Guy Parent

How Seamus O’Regan can do the right thing

This piece was first published in the Hill Times on September 4, 2017. Removing Minister Kent Hehr from Veterans Affairs Canada was the right thing to do. The new minister, Seamus O’Regan, must do better. Just six days prior, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commemorated the calamitous losses Canadians suffered on the beaches of Dieppe 75 […]

Dangerous Déjà Vu for Veterans: Send the Omnibus Plate Back to the Chef

  Sean Bruyea In a bizarre and never-ending déjà vu, government is ramming through Parliament the fourth piece of veterans’ legislation in a decade. It is plainly bad legislation swallowed inside yet another budget omnibus bill. The proposed veterans’ programs are joined by a torrent of feel-good political announcements. Does the hype match reality? Do […]

Media Update for November 15, 2010

The Quebec construction industry corruption scandal continues to batter Jean Charest and his government in Quebec. Opposition parties are being very vocal about wanting a public inquiry, with Charest steadfastly refusing. This is being interpreted by the public as him having something to hide. Others note, however, that a public inquiry would get in the […]