Justin Trudeau

Even Orwell’s Thought Police didn’t go as far as Trudeau

20 April 2024 9:00 am

You’d assume the reaction to the SNP’s new hate crime laws would make other authoritarian governments hesitate before introducing similar…

Something the Tories can learn from Canada’s conservatives

29 February 2024 9:43 pm

When contemplating the scale of the Tories’ expected drubbing in the coming general election, some commentators reach for the example…

How Justin Trudeau caved to Putin

13 July 2022 12:33 am

When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West was certain that its sanctions were worth the pain. But there always was a…

Where's the outrage over Trudeau's trip to Britain?

8 March 2022 6:00 pm

As Justin Trudeau waltzed through the UK, visiting Boris Johnson and the Queen, did anyone spare a thought for Canadians…

The tyranny of Trudeau

26 February 2022 9:00 am

Early in the corona era the historian David Starkey gave some thoughts on Covid. ‘We’ve got a Chinese virus,’ he…

Trudeau vs truckers: a head-on collision

5 February 2022 9:00 am

Canada’s Covid protestors have a point

If a bloke can wear stockings and suspenders in a stable yard why can’t I?

23 October 2021 9:00 am

We had gone to visit a friend at a stable yard on a country estate on a crisp autumn Sunday.…

Another stupid, redundant, dismal Canadian election

22 September 2021 7:08 am

Canada has just surpassed even its own previous records for absurd and boring elections yielding predictable and dreary results. Almost…

Justin Trudeau’s election gamble is backfiring

3 September 2021 8:34 am

In 1966, a year before Pierre Elliott Trudeau first blazed to power, the bard-poet Leonard Cohen published his second and final…

Is troubled Trudeau the new Theresa May?

1 September 2021 8:30 am

Oh dear. For years Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been at pains to prove his feminist credentials. Whether it’s correcting a…

Justin Trudeau isn't the progressive leader he thinks he is

10 July 2021 7:20 pm

It came as no surprise to me to see activists ‘celebrating’ Canada Day by setting fire to churches and toppling…


The unbearable niceness of Canadians is driving us to destruction

11 November 2020 5:54 am

While Americans spent last week panicking about the state of their democracy,  north of the border we were having a…

Justin Trudeau’s prorogation memory loss

20 August 2020 10:05 pm

A prime minister better known for his charisma than his policy achievements proroguing parliament to ride out a political storm.…


How do you like US now?

14 June 2020 3:48 am

It’s that time again when newspapers tell us that America’s standing in the world has substantially declined under Donald Trump.…


Dear dictators: don’t lecture the US on how to treat its people

3 June 2020 8:00 am

If you’ve been watching the news, you would think the United States is a third world nation on the verge…


Trump is saving Nato

5 December 2019 4:32 am

It’s almost Nato as usual when Emmanuel Macron calls Nato ‘brain dead’. It’s Nato as usual, and Donald Trump as…

The Canadian election is turning into a comedy of cringe

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Next week my compatriots will cast their votes in what has arguably been the worst Canadian election ever. By ‘worst’…

Justin Trudeau is not a racist – but he is a fool

28 September 2019 9:00 am

The election campaign was off to an unexciting start even by Canada’s standards. A well-known but fluffy incumbent, Liberal Justin…

Justin Trudeau isn’t a racist, he’s a spoiled rich kid

20 September 2019 5:58 am

I don’t like to say I told you so — I bloody love it. Lo, a whole 19 months ago,…

Justin Trudeau has his mother’s looks – and his father’s dodgy economics

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Justin Trudeau has his mother’s good looks – and his father’s dodgy economics

Justin Trudeau and four more hereditary prime ministers

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Family business Justin Trudeau, son of Pierre Trudeau, was elected to his father’s old job as Prime Minister of Canada.…

Charles Moore’s Notes: If we want to save the elephant, we must legalise the ivory trade

24 October 2015 9:00 am

How good a deal for Britain is it that the president of China got a state visit and a nuclear…