By actively championing cap-and-trade for addressing climate change, Mulcair and the NDP have seized the initiative on the most important environmental issue in the current federal election.
2015 federal election
If politics is about choice, then polling data helps discern the political lay of the human landscape. If we want to create change we need to understand where we stand. Such knowledge is power.
Canada is the only country with public health care and no national drug plan. This means that 24 per cent of Canadians have no coverage for medications prescribed by their doctor.
Speaking on behalf of the poorest people -- those who will be most affected by climate change, but have done the least to cause the problem -- the Pope's message is a powerful moral call to action.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's trade minister Ed Fast will be in Atlanta this week for critical talks relating to the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership "free trade" deal.
The failure of oil companies to pass on lower prices to consumers has not been a feature of election 2015.
Citizens will pay attention to a leader who wants to defend them against high gas and fuel oil prices, corporate tax cheats, and banks with a hand in their pocketbooks.
It doesn't take much to awaken Canada's dark side.
Welcome to the age of austerity. The current federal elections offer Canadian voters, on the surface, parties with very similar economic platforms.
Those bemoaning the "cost" of bringing Syrian refugees to Canada should ask how much it costs to needlessly destroy the lives of refugees who are already here.