Did the median voter's views on economic issues change during the 2015 federal campaign? Or did the parties just carve up that terrain differently?
2015 federal election
Election ads notwithstanding, monetary debt is not the real issue of our times. Our growing ecological debt is what politicians -- and everyone -- should be discussing.
In the election campaign women's equality became a rhetorical tool. Now can we actually talk about inequality?
After an election campaign in which women's equality became a rhetorical tool, Canada has opted for a more hopeful federal government. But where does that leave women in B.C.?
When things get complicated for a new government that has -- as usually happens -- promised too much too fast, when hope bogs down in the usual politics, here's how to understand what's happening.
During the election, Harper created a polarized debate around the niqab which focussed on Canadian values, women's rights and religious freedom, but the court challenge was about none of these issues.
On this episode of GroundWire: marking the International Day Against Police Brutality and coast-to-coast reflections on the 2015 federal election.
With such delightful electoral results last week, who really wanted to contemplate the uh-oh that came with showing Stephen Harper the prime ministerial don't-let-it-hit-you-on-the-way-out door?
Tom Mulcair and the NDP caucus did a great job in undermining the credibility of the Harper government; then Justin Trudeau reaped the rewards by sowing doubts about "Tom Mulcair's NDP."
Canadians have not elected a reflexively progressive party, but we do now have a government committed to implementing a largely progressive platform that will improve many people's lives.