Politics in Canada

Columnists
May 1, 2015

The backwater of P.E.I. abortion politics

How is it possible that in the year 2015, some Canadians still can't access abortion in their own province and are being forced to risk their health and safety? It's anti-choice politics all the way.
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Will Harper stack the Senate if he thinks he'll lose the election?

At present, the standings in the Canadian Senate are:

Conxervatives - 51

(Independant) Liberals - 29

Independent - 5 (Including suspended Senators Brazeau, Duffy & Wallin)

Vacancies - 20

With the coming retirements of two more Conservatives between now and the October election date, this lends itself to an interesting question...!

If Harper thinks he'd going to lose the election, will he stack the Senate with Conservative appointees, like Pierre Trudeau did with Liberals in 1984 before he left office?

News
May 7, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Markus Grossalber

Privatizing Hydro One is going to hurt, say critics

Steve Cornwell
As the Ontario Liberals try to sell 60 per cent of publicly owned Hydro One, critics say privatization means trouble for workers, the environment, and an already cash-starved province.
Blog
Apr 29, 2015
Photo: dehghanr/flickr

A reality check on Ontario's proposed Hydro One sale

Hugh Mackenzie
One of the strangest arguments for Ontario's sell-off of revenue-generating assets is that the province has to do it because it can't borrow enough to support its infrastructure renewal requirements.

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