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Joe Clark & Maureen McTeer, 1976 (Toronto Public Library)
David J. Climenhaga | The Conservative Party of Canada has announced selection of a new leader, a 38-year-old MP from the west named Andrew Scheer. Dear readers, do you see a pattern here?
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Kevin O'Leary
David J. Climenhaga | A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
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From left: Diane Lebouthiller, Ralph Goodale, Jody Wilson-Raybould, Jane Philpott, Bill Blair
Karl Nerenberg | The Liberal government finally introduced its pot legalization legislation, which contains many law-and-order measures to placate the many who are concerned about the impact of legal dope.
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Voting in the Conservative Party of Canada
Karl Nerenberg | Conservative leadership candidates advocate extreme right policies -- should Trudeau reconsider electoral reform?
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Image: Facebook/Michael Chong
Evan Johnston | Progressives lining up to keep the "alt-right" faction in the Conservative Party at bay are enlisting a losing strategy.
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Dennis Gruending | Just four of the 14 Conservative leadership candidates could be said to be fit for office. None of them are likely to win, however.
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Karl Nerenberg | The PM's warning that an extremist party could gain some seats in parliament under a proportional system ignores the fact that the extreme right can win a majority under the current system.
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Thomas Woodley | The Islamophobic policies and sentiment Kellie Leitch and Stephen Harper introduced into Canadian politics set the stage for Sunday night's horrific attack.
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Nora Loreto | The economy, the French language and terrorism were the winners of last night's Conservative Party debate.
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David J. Climenhaga | Readers are welcome to take note and write in December 2017 to remind me of how many of these predictions I got wrong.
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Ed Stelmach
David J. Climenhaga | No matter how much Canada's right-wingers might wish it were, Canada is not the United States and Canadians are not Americans.
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Rebel Media Rally
David J. Climenhaga | People in other parts of Canada should take note of who was here from their provinces to assist Rebel Media’s goon show yesterday in Calgary: Kellie Leitch, Brad Trost and Chris Alexander.