federal election

Columnists
Sep 11, 2009

In praise of 'another' election

Suck it up, Canada: What are we -- shoppers or citizens? It's fatal to confuse the roles, as seems to be happening with all the whinging and whining over "another" election that "nobody" wants.
News
Sep 10, 2009

Stephen Harper: Unfit to govern

Murray Dobbin
Harper has demonstrated a disregard for the rule of law that should, in a rational world, disqualify him from leading any government.
Blog
Sep 9, 2009

Even worse than Harper?

Blair Redlin
A Michael Ignatieff government might well be worse than Harper's. It's time to start calling out Ignatieff.
Columnists
Sep 7, 2009

Liberals make the right move

Grumbling to the contrary, Michael Ignatieff has done the right thing -- or at the very least, the necessary thing -- by threatening to pull the plug on the Conservative minority government.
Columnists
Jun 18, 2009

Ignatieff and Harper fail report card test

The exam is on the economy, and Michael Ignatieff and Stephen Harper are both way off the mark. It isn't just how much we spend; it's what we get for our money that will make all the difference.
Columnists
Jun 16, 2009

Who's calling shots for Liberals?

Lisa Raitt's taped comments raise questions about what role the banks may have played in nixing the coalition, and also what power they wield over the severely financially strapped Liberal party.
Columnists
Jun 9, 2009

Harper time

Canadians are not about to see a federal election. Neither partner in the informal Liberal-Conservative alliance that dominates the House of Commons has a reason to provoke an election.
Columnists
Jun 2, 2009

Revitalizing the common good

If it were enough to look ahead, and recognize the next occasion to reach out, and build support, politics would be a manageable activity. But more is required of our leaders than being good managers.
Columnists
May 29, 2009

Just answer the question, Iggy

Why did he claim he was an American, repeatedly? Not answering implies there is something to hide, and leaves everyone free to speculate what the motive might have been.

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