The question of Senate abolition has been a hot topic in Canadian politics this week. rabble's parliamentary reporter Karl Nerenberg has been outlining all the possibilities for Senate reform.
What do you think is the best option for Canada's Senate?
Canada's first-quarter GDP report just came back, and it is "atrocious," says Stephen Poloz.
The total real GDP shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 per cent, and if the second-quarter number is also negative, then Canada will be in a recession... just in time for the election.
Do you think Canada will be in a recession by election time?
The Harper government announced this week that it is looking into expanding the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP).
Previously, the Harper government had voted against an NDP motion to expand the CPP in 2013, citing loss of jobs, extra costs and economic hardship as its reasons, and instead favoured tax-free savings accounts and a new pooled registered pension plan.
Why is the Harper government looking into the expansion of the CPP now?
Canada Post says it can't afford to back down on its plan to eliminate door-to-door delivery, despite making millions in profits.
The profits are attributed to an increase in the price of postage and increase in parcel traffic because of online shopping.
Why is Canada Post still ending door-to-door delivery despite huge profits?
A new poll shows a three-way tie between the Liberals, NDP and Conservatives in the race for the 2015 federal election.
Many are suggesting the NDP's recent surge in numbers is because of Rachel Notley's historic win in the Alberta election.
What do you think of the 'three-way tie' prediction for the 2015 federal election?
On Wednesday May 6, the House of Commons passed the Harper government's Bill C-51, with both the Conservatives and Liberals voting in favour of it. Now Bill C-51 will go before the Senate.
What do you think about Bill C-51 passing the House?
What's going on in Alberta, right?! With the Alberta election on May 5 drawing close, many polls are predicting an NDP minority government. But will the PCs have a last minute resurgence?
What do you think will happen in the Alberta election?
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his visit to Canada by signing a deal to buy more than 3,000 tons of uranium from Saskatchewan over the next five years for India's power reactors.
What do you think of the Canada-India uranium deal?
The Mike Duffy trial has begun! Even just a few days in there has been lots of excitement and spectacle.
What do you think is the most interesting element of the Duffy trial?