Angelo Persichilli

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Charisma has failed us — and winter is coming

Charisma has failed us — and winter is coming

“The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.” ― Margaret Thatcher The next prime minister of Canada will be the most hated person in the country for years to come. Whether Liberal,Conservative on NDP, he or she will have to deal with the financial [...]

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It’s time to rethink the CBC

It’s time to rethink the CBC

The CBC license is up for renewal and the debate is (again) on. Is it fair to keep public funding for this broadcaster? Or, more bluntly, do we need the CBC? Before dealing with the CBC, we should ask another question: do we need the CRTC? Considering the globalization and the new technology, the CRTC [...]

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Keep the seatbelt fastened — Turbulence is not over yet

Keep the seatbelt fastened — Turbulence is not over yet

The last election has showcased the worst set of political leaders in modern Canadian history. In the end, it was the Liberal brand that made the difference and Justin Trudeau was spared the humiliation that many predicted, and which he deserved. However, the return to government might be a problem [...]

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Wounded by his own sword

Wounded by his own sword

Photo credit: Adam Scotti Justin Trudeau was elected for the wrong reasons and, if defeated, he will be defeated for the wrong reasons as well. Elections are not about the future, but an opportunity for the voters to express a judgment on their Prime Ministers; policies, unfortunately, are not part [...]

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Trudeau - Canada’s Dorian Gray

Trudeau - Canada’s Dorian Gray

Photo credit: Adam Scotti (PMO) Predicting the outcome of an election is hard even a few weeks before the vote, never mind two months earlier. However, I believe that if Justin Trudeau loses the next election, it will not be because of the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Trudeau’s political future took [...]

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