As they choose a new leader, NDP members will decide what they want their party to be. The two candidates who stand in greatest contrast are Manitoba MP Niki Ashton and newcomer Jagmeet Singh.
David J. Climenhaga
Keep an eye on what happens in British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario. And take it from Alberta: never say never!
How do we create a new politics that builds the basis of a citizen-based democracy to replace our hollowed-out institutions? To do so we first need to understand the roots of Trump's popularity.
Trump's surprise election has alerted us to the depth of dissatisfaction with the status quo. But will Trump and his crowd get to define and shape that anti-status quo sentiment?
To enact transformational change we have to radically shift the way we engage people and move away from presenting them with problems to talking about possibilities.
Progressive change does not happen by accident. It requires dedication and a tremendous investment to take on the development of alternative models of How Things Should Work.
The PM's popularity may be based on the perception that his government is truly progressive and implementing a different agenda than Harper. The evidence is suggesting that's not totally true.
Can the Left counter the Right's populist movement with one of its own? Maybe. The question is how says Rick Salutin.
Some of Canada's most conservative politicians have been warning that a new menace is descending on the country. What are they so scared of?
Pierre Karl Péladeau resigned abruptly last week from the Parti québécois. Mathieu Murphy-Perron addresses what this means for Quebec politics, and he does not mince his words.