To the surpise of many (including possibly Stephen Harper) Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird resigned.
There has been a great deal of speculation about why Baird left the Conservatives so close to election time.
So, why do you think John Baird resigned?
The Harper government has tabled its terrorism legislation, C-51, the "Anti-Terrorism Act."
It includes a new offence: knowingly "advocating" commission of terrorism offences "in general," and expands CSIS powers beyond surveillance into the power to act.
What is your first reaction to this new bill?
The Bank of Canada announced this week that it was lowering its trend-signalling interest rate from 1.0 per cent, where it had been pegged since 2010, to 0.75 per cent.
What do you think about this decision?
Since opinion polls about voting in the 2015 federal election are all the rage right now, we thought we'd join the fun!
So, who do you think you'll vote for in the 2015 federal election?
Peter Mansbridge and Stephen Harper sat down for their annual chat on Wednesday Dec. 17, and we learned some hard-hitting truths about politics in Canada like apparently Canada's emissions are going down, and we need to protect Big Oil.
This all leads to the biggest question of 2014: What is the Harper government's biggest transgression in 2014?
Bill C-36 has been very controversial and initially met with much criticism from all sides of the debate, and still continues to be deemed harmful by sex worker rights advocates.
Canada's new prostitution law will take effect tomorrow, December 6, which some people are touting as a "sick and twisted" irony and insensitive, especially after Minister MacKay's comments on the Montreal Massacre.
What do you think of Bill C-36?
The Burnaby Mountain protests against the Kinder Morgan pipelines have continued throughout the week.
What do you think has been the biggest success of the Burnaby Mountain protests?
On Thursday, RCMP started arresting protesters in Burnaby over the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
What do you think continued pipeline protests across Canada indicate?