No. Making a diplomatic or political point should be done by our diplomats and politicians – not by asking athletes who have trained for years to sacrifice their hard work. If the Canadian government wants to punish Russia, let the Canadian government do so – not outsource their hard work to non-political amateurs.
Columnist for Sun Media newspapers and anchor of a daily news commentary show on the Sun News Network
Ezra Levant is a columnist for Sun Media newspapers and the anchor of a daily news commentary show on the Sun News Network. Ezra was the publisher of the Western Standard magazine and has written for Sun newspapers going back to his days as a student. A lawyer by profession, Ezra is also the author of several best-selling books including 2009's "Shakedown" about Canada's human rights commissions and 2010's "Ethical Oil: The case for Canada's oilsands".
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Only if the success is measured by the Parliamentary Press Gallery’s terms. If, on the other hand, the purpose of the trip is, oh, say, about international relations, trade, human rights, etc., then, um, nope.
The better question is “who wants it least: left-wing environmentalists, or OPEC dictatorships?”
Levant: Is the folding of CIDA into DFAIT the end or a fresh start for Canadian international development?
I don’t know if it’s a fresh start, but it’s a change. Canadians don’t believe in foreign aid in itself; we believe in foreign aid that is an expression of Canada’s values and interests. This move will ensure that foreign aid dollars achieve Canada’s goals – not just the goals of people into whose bank […]
Yes, for two reasons. Unlike politicians, he is not susceptible to the whimsy of public opinion, or the ever-shorter attention spans of the mass media. So where nation after nation abandons the cause of freedom in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pope can take the long view. Second, the Pope does something that politicians […]
Yes they are. Same labour union financiers and organizers. Same violent tendencies. Same incoherent list of demands. Same disrespect for democratically elected legislators they happen to disagree with. Same demographic group: rich white kids with a sense of entitlement. Same loving coverage by the consensus media. So, yeah.
Absolutely. Not just for non-Americans in general. The presidency should be set aside for someone from Greece. But let’s not play favourites. Ireland, Spain and Portugal should have set-aside seats on the board. Like the permanent members of the UN Security Council. Maybe throw in a veto for them too. Sound silly? No sillier than […]