Canada needs to pivot, hard, and John Baird is the right man for the job

(business.financialpost.com)

All Canadians understand (outside Ottawa) that this is a country that became prosperous as a result of freedom, entrepreneurship, business, free enterprise, innovation, hard work, human rights, the rule of law, and a great working relationship with our neighbour, the United States. The Tories must champion and embody those ethics. […] The next Tory leader must be in sync with the majority of Canadians who, to my mind, are social liberals and economic conservatives.

Diane Francis is spot on with her analysis of potential party leaders.