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What are members of Parliament Are they mere standard bearers for their party, obliged to vote the party line at all times Or are they representatives in their own right, entitled...
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Wednesday’s Ontario Court of Appeal decision staying a lower court ruling that struck down a provincial bill redrawing the map for elections to Toronto city council is being greeted as...
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That the established parties have tended to pander to narrow and particular interests, rather than the broader public interest, is well documented, as is the result an ever expanding state devoted...
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... University political scientist talked to Andrew Coyne earlier this week. This... condensed version of their conversation. Andrew Coyne The core insight of......
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... his part, the Conservative leader, Andrew Scheer, speaking to a......
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I suppose Doug Ford has done us a favour. Lurching for the nearest crowbar after a court found his sudden halving of Toronto’s city council was unlawful, he has revealed...
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Talks on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, which at various times in the past days, weeks and months have been said to be on the verge of either...
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Since last week’s Federal Court of Appeal decision halting construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline project, the federal government has been inundated with unsolicited advice on what to do next....
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... worse since then; uninspiring as Andrew Scheer’s leadership may be, ......
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... prime minister for, as Leader Andrew Scheer put it, “sweeping......
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Going into this year’s meeting of the premiers, in their usual drag as the Council of the Federation, the talk was all about the need for unity. The country’s economy...
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Bowing to the opposition parties’ demands, the Commons Citizenship and Immigration committee will hold special hearings this month on what Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel is calling the “border crisis.”...
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When it first surfaced that, 18 years ago, a young reporter had accused Justin Trudeau of groping her, it seemed the prime minister was caught in a trap of his...
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As America’s nervous breakdown continues apace, there has been a sudden outbreak of concern for the decline in civility, particularly among supporters of President Civility, Donald Trump. The signs, it...
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Ever since the story first surfaced — or rather, resurfaced — that Justin Trudeau had allegedly groped a young reporter for the Creston Valley Advance in 2000, his office has...
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Did the Trudeau government pull a fast one on the provinces, as political leaders in Alberta and Saskatchewan contend, stealthily renewing the equalization program for another five years without change,...
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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...