Columnists
Rick Salutin | In 1992, our elites concocted the Charlottetown 'accord.' Then they made the mistake of letting the population vote on it.
Blog
Christopher White | The Prime Minister's new tricked out YouTube site is hosting a pre-approved, moderated Q&A between the PM and Canadian citizens. Are our elected representatives attempting Web 2.0?
News
Murray Dobbin | The second prorogation of Parliament has ended, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper is back in the House in budget mode. So what harm was it to prorogue Parliament? Here's the evidence...
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Murray Dobbin | In January, pollster Nik Nano came out saying the whole issue of shutting down Parliament was a big yawn that no one cared about. Really?
News
Bob Hamilton | Hundreds of members of Canadians Against Proroguing Parliament will rally outside B.C.'s Legislature today when Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives to address the legislature.
Blog
Murray Dobbin | Maybe I missed a story or a headline somewhere but I am having trouble finding much media reference to the NDP these days.
Columnists
Ralph Surette | I hate to be grim, but there's this gnawing question in the air: Is democracy in trouble? If so, what does it mean? In both Canada and the U.S., what's transpiring is astonishing.
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Gary Shaul | There is one consequence that politicians understand better than most. Votes at the ballot box. Voters are in a position to exact consequences from the Conservatives in the next election.
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Fred Wilson | The opposition now has six weeks to change the classic divide and conquer story line Harper plans for the next Parliament.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | Stephen Harper has reaped a whirlwind of protest for his shutting down of Parliament. Could this cynical prorogation be the straw that broke the camel's back?
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rabble staff | On Saturday Jan. 23, thousands of Canadians gathered at protests across the country and the world to voice their discontent with Prime Minister Stephen Harper's move to prorogue Parliament.
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Mara Kardas-Nelson | On Jan. 23 thousands of Canadians marched in over 50 rallies, sending a strong message to Harper that "Canadians care."