Rebuilding The Liberal Party The Old Way
The recent appointment of a Liberal Council of Economic Advisors harkens back to the old days of Liberal politics; back to the days when the party held power and bringing momentum and new blood into the inner circle was important to maintaining power
Politics and the Family Business
The Conservative’s attempt to typecast Justin Trudeau as “way over his head” ignores the realities of the successful professional politician today
The Great Subsidy Debate that Nobody Talks About
Most Baby Boomers today are preoccupied with the question whether they can afford to ever retire. Most young people are preoccupied with the question whether they will ever have jobs to build the wealth that their parents and grandparents have enjoyed..
Private Members Bills: The New Tool in the Arsenal
While anecdotal, it sure seems to me that substantive private members bills are coming into law a lot more than they did a few years ago. This is a fantastic development for good government and for those that would like to see small but significant legislative changes....
POSTED BY MICHAEL TEETER July 05/12
The Access Conundrum There is one relatively new, disturbing and also exciting trend in government relations and that is the increasing prevalence of the Access to Information request, as a cornerstone of most government relations initiatives....
POSTED BY MICHAEL TEETER Mar.12/12
OAS Debate & Straw Dogs
A national debate has been initiated on raising the of eligibility for Old Age Security – mostly likely to 67...
POSTED BY SCOTT PROUDFOOT Feb. 07/12
Some Important Things to know about the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS)
There has been a lot of hype about NSPS both from the press and the government and there remains some significant stories to tell that have not been told to date...
POSTED BY MICHAEL TEETER FEB. 01/12
Harper Regulatory Policy
Canada's Chemical Management Plan (CMP): The Cornerstone of Harper Regulatory Policy?
When Prime Minister Harper heads to Davos Switzerland, he will deliver a keynote speech to the World Economic Forum on the importance of capitalism for global prosperity. But he will make the point that capitalism must be tempered with sound regulation in order to provide checks and balances on unbridled capitalist urges...
POSTED BY MICHAEL TEETER JAN. 24/12