It took a spectacular eruption of pent-up exasperation, but it finally struck home. When it did, last Tuesday, MLAs had trimmed off up to a million dollars a year in annual allowances.
Politics in Canada
Why is the Canadian government trying to prevent Gary Freeman from returning to his Toronto-area home?
You learn a lot about a candidate for public office when he or she first stakes out a position on a key issue.
As one would expect from Stephen Harper, he has come down with a very strategic budget and a fairly smart one at that.
Rick Salutin takes on the Spartacus of SeaWorld, embracing our stereotypes, and the speech from the throne.
The largest union of federal public sector workers is poised to mobilize against cuts in public sector programs and operations, and to apply pressure on Parliament to reject the federal budget.
The priority in this Budget should have been jobs and support for the unemployed, not deficit reduction, says the chief economist of the Canadian Labour Congress.
The throne speech should have been the most important political news of the last few days but, not surprisingly, the Harper government came up with almost nothing.
Pivot Legal Society
Olympic Canadian Pavilion wrapped up in red tent protest. We talked to John Richardson about how the campaign went and what is next for Pivot and the National Housing Strategy protest.