Posts by: Penny Collenette

 

By Stephen Maher. OTTAWA – A letter warning in stark language against the appointment of Arthur Porter to oversee Canada’s spy agency in 2008 appears to have gone unheeded or unnoticed by the prime minister’s office at the time. Porter is now in Panama’s La Joya prison awaiting extradition to Canada,...

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Canadians who watched U.S. government services shutting down on Tuesday could be forgiven for asking if they were watching a failed state or witnessing a healthy and vibrant democracy. Has the U.S. democracy become a wounded runner who can barely cross the finish line? Are Americans overwhelmed with hubris, greed...

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Which Face is America’s?

Posted in Penny's Pen by  •  September 17, 2013

A Canadian, who was watching Piers Morgan’s CNN show on the night of the horrific Naval Yard shootings, could be forgiven for feeling like a confused Alice when she peered through the looking glass in Lewis Carroll’s famous fictional fairy tale. In a shouting match worthy of a British Chelsea/Arsenal soccer...

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Women in Law

Posted in Featured by  •  May 10, 2013

Penny giving the keynote address at the “Women in Law” Luncheon at uOttawa on may 10, 2013.

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