By rights, Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff should own the H1N1 issue and the botch that the authorities have made of it, just as he should own the health-care issue overall.
The Liberal party continues to flounder. Recent polls have them trailing the Conservatives badly, even in Quebec.
A year ago, the remnants of a once enormous asbestos mining industry had literally every powerful political and economic player in its corner.
Both the Liberals and the Conservatives seem to think economic recovery is at hand. But what the Conservative government has done is help out those least in need.
NDP MP Bill Siksay and Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis introduced a private member's bill in Parliament calling for the creation of a federal Department of Peace, with a seat at the cabinet table.
Michael Ignatieff's ability to lead his party to victory is now openly questioned in Quebec. His main man, Denis Coderre, has resigned as Quebec lieutenant following a big fight.
Narcissism makes you oblivious to signals sent by others about how they perceive you, leading, one fears, to bad times on the campaign trail.
Commentators have not been kind and have characterized the NDP particularly as weak and vacillating, nothing short of turncoats.
William Lyon Mackenzie King, the politician who served as prime minister for longer than any other mortal has returned to offer his services once again, this time in the guise of Michael Ignatieff.
Suck it up, Canada: What are we -- shoppers or citizens? It's fatal to confuse the roles, as seems to be happening with all the whinging and whining over "another" election that "nobody" wants.