In Canadian politics a winning candidate is currently defined as one that can take on Justin Trudeau and make him look weak. Runners in three leadership races will have to measure up.
The problems facing Justin Trudeau have little to do with his experience, and a lot to do with the party he now leads.
Democracy Watch filed a complaint with the Commissioner of Canada Elections at Elections Canada about the several federal Liberal leadership race candidates who made “loans” to themselves.
It's hard to understand how someone on an MP's salary, who also happens to be worth more than a million dollars, can rationalize taking large speakers' fees.
Interview with Liberal leadership candidate Joyce Murray on the subject of inter-party co-operation.
A veritable orgy of Liberal leadership races have transfixed Canadians. Well, three, anyway. In Ontario and the Dominion at large, the thrill is palpable.
I know we don't characterize democracy as talking, we picture it as voting, but that's what you could call the voting fallacy. It's not how democracy was in ancient Athens where all citizens met.
It is an open secret that Liberal partisans want Justin Trudeau to lead the party. Yet, eight other candidates showed up to the first Liberal Party of Canada leaders' debate in Vancouver Sunday.
Is Justin Trudeau running for leadership of the Liberal Party because he couldn't resist the relentless pressure or because he has something important to say to his fellow citizens?