Michael Taube


Michael Taube is a longtime newspaper columnist and political commentator who was the speechwriter for former prime minister Stephen Harper.

America’s most admired man of 2020 may surprise some people, but really isn’t all that surprising
Putting the business of hockey on ice
Ottawa’s staggering federal deficit and the ol’ stimulus funding-cum-election strategy
The folly of Justin Trudeau’s war against guns
What happens to Canada after the votes are counted in the United States?
Hallowe’en hasn’t been “cancelled” in Ontario, but health and safety must take priority
Elizabeth May makes a preposterous request to the NDP, but could resolve this matter herself
The party with the most to lose during the Throne Speech? The NDP, as it happens
The outrage machine goes after a Conservative MP, and misses the plot (as usual)
The Liberal firearms ban has hurt Canadian businesses, but maybe Erin O’Toole could help them
How to bring an end to the Canada-U.S. tariff war
Tories may not be able to put the political Humpty Dumpty back together again
Justin Trudeau apologizes, but will anyone believe him?
Justin Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, Stephen Harper and COVID-19
How a female reporter fought back against a crude remark, and hopefully inspired others
The growing schism between Canada, China and Huawei Technologies
The biggest concern during COVID-19? Businesses that collapse after the lockdown measures are relaxed
Should Ottawa bail out the CFL?