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The journalist Susan Delacourt raised eyebrows recently with a column floating the possibility of a summer election. It wasn’t clear what set her off — it would rather fly in...
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For twelve exciting hours last week, Parliamentary business was held up by a Conservative procedural tactic forcing a vote on every one of 200 items in the Main Estimates. The...
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... plank in his campaign, as Andrew Scheer made its retention......
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On the first, there can no longer be any doubt it is impossible to deal with the current president of the United States in any of the usual ways — as...
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Larysa Harapyn talks with Andrew Coyne, Christie Blatchford, Chris Selley......
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It was always clear the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would be an important test of the Trudeau government. It now looks as if it may well decide its fate. The...
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The prime minister, charges Andrew Scheer, is “rigging the......
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Just to recap In the quest to ship Alberta crude to overseas markets, the federal Liberals are down to one pipeline, having killed off Northern Gateway and allowed Energy East...
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... during the leadership campaign, with Andrew Scheer’s efforts to prostrate......
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Once again, as it does every so often, corporate Canada is fretting about its “competitiveness, ” or lack thereof. And not only CEOs. Politicians are getting in on the act “We’re...
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The first NDP ad of the 2018 Ontario election campaign invites viewers to “imagine a place” where hydro is cheap, drugs are free, and dental care is on the house...
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The frontier between the United States and Canada is often described as the “world’s longest undefended border.” This is untrue. It is defended by the United States, in both directions....
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With its customary hyperbolic self flattery, the Liberal government describes its latest creation, the Elections Modernization Act Bill C 76 , as a “generational overhaul” of Canada’s election law. According to the Democratic...
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Last week’s blast from the Ontario Auditor General, accusing the Wynne government of misrepresenting the true state of the province’s finances to the tune of billions of dollars a year,...
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“We will be unveiling a very detailed and comprehensive plan” in time for the next election, the Conservative leader told a television interviewer over the weekend. A detailed and comprehensive...
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In hindsight, the loony techno evangelists behind the dot com bubble of the late 1990s, the ones who told us we’d soon be buying everything online, weren’t wrong just premature. Two decades...
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There was a time when the Liberals were known as a pragmatic, centrist party, flexible to a fault, stealing from parties to the right and left as circumstances and electoral...
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Nothing obliges a Liberal government to act on any resolution of a Liberal convention. Party policies in Canada are not determined by party members, but by the party leader. That...
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What is the worst part of the Supreme Court’s decision in R v Comeau Is it the shoddy reasoning, the tendentious reading of simple declarative statements, the selective approach to...
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One feature of the debate about the idea of a guaranteed annual income — minimum income, basic income, call it what you will — is wide disagreement about what it...