Kevin O’Leary’s path to victory and what it means for Canada

By Richard Forbes. Featured image via  Jonathan Hayward, CP. If you're reading this you've survived the first twenty four hours of a Trump administration and in that respect congratulations are in order. God help us. Yesterday felt very much like a funeral for American democracy: people put on brave faces, the mood was somber, priests … Continue reading Kevin O’Leary’s path to victory and what it means for Canada

The Trudeau Ethos: What a year in office says about his administration

By Richard Forbes. It was a year ago this week: Justin Trudeau, smiling blissfully, walks through the kitchen of the opulent Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal. His victory speech is just minutes away now but first he's to receive his first (and most intimate) of the night's many standing ovations: the kitchen crew, forming lines … Continue reading The Trudeau Ethos: What a year in office says about his administration

It’s been a good week for the CBC

By Richard Forbes. Featured Image via David Bastedo. 11.7 million people watched the CBC's broadcast and livestreaming of the Tragically Hip's final concert, last Saturday, as a part of their Man Machine Poem tour. Hosted in Kingston, the band's hometown, the concert was a touching final performance for an iconic Canadian band that's woven itself into the … Continue reading It’s been a good week for the CBC