"We're not in the marijuana business," Fantino said.
Veterans' issues should be above politics. The men and women who serve our country, who are killed and maimed in its name and who bring their families into service with them (who serve in a different but substantial way) deserve more than to be the subject of political rhetoric and the object of electoral gamesmanship that is neither befitting our country nor helpful to our veterans.
Canadians have a new minister of veterans affairs after Julian Fantino's tumultuous tenure in the role came to an end Monday
When Stephen Harper became prime minister in 2006 he touted a "smaller" cabinet "designed for work—not for show". On Monday
2014 will go down as the year in which Canadians -- all Canadians -- truly became aware of the debacle that is Veterans Affairs. It was the year in which pictures spoke, in which talking points failed, and in which government reports were actually read. It was the year that Conservative misdirection drove increased awareness instead, thanks to Julian Fantino.
Photo credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick The Liberal leader keeps bringing attention to himself for all the wrong
Liberals are again invoking the legacy of the late Jim Flaherty to criticize the Harper government, this time over its treatment
However, another backgrounder from National Defence stated the full investment of $200 million would be provided "over the
Stephen Harper has decided to be in Ottawa for Remembrance Day. He had originally planned to blow off what is arguably the second-most meaningful Canadian holiday to attend the APEC economic leaders' meeting in Beijing Nov. 10-11. The Chinese Communist Party reigns supreme and its decisions are beyond appeal. Hardly the kind of trading partner we want to own our natural resources. And hardly the kind of hosts our Prime Minister should prefer to attending the first Remembrance Day after our country survived its terrible test of fire.
Fantino's jab about religious extremists is likely related to a story from Sun News that the Liberal leader visited the al