When one part of Canada is hurting, we all hurt. Parochial provincialism did not build this country in the first place. When the times come to move energy east, we need to figure out the best way to make it work.
The challenge is to change Canada’s image, at home and abroad. Modern hewers of Canadian wood are actually designing products for the world.
NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has three months to ponder his future before he goes before a scheduled confirmation vote in April. Chances are Mulcair will receive enough support from his party to fight another election.
For the same reasons Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chose to embrace parity in his Cabinet, he should welcome the opportunity to turn the Senate on its head, and its body.
At the beginning of 2015, who would have predicted that the also-ran third party in Parliament would form a solid majority government with a leader who is making international waves?
Mauril Bélanger has honed his fighting skills in a life that resonates far beyond the halls of Parliament. We pray for him in his next fight!
If we really want to eliminate the old boys club, we must support all provisions required for a leader to govern, regardless of age or gender.
Unfortunately, Canada has lost a solid decade of federal leadership.
Give a little to get a little. Whether you are a minister or a Member of Parliament, you need to work with the bureaucracy, not against them.
There is nothing wrong with obscurity, but if you want to achieve things in Parliament, you have to be heard.
And the Cabinet table may be oval, but the first among equals is definitely the final court of appeal.
The wave of new members has changed the face of Parliament, with more women and visible minority members than ever. Trudeau must reflect those diversities in his Cabinet.
Two factors paved the way for the unprecedented turnaround in third party fortunes.
But one thing is certain. This electoral rollercoaster proved that federal election campaigns still matter.
So after vowing never to use negative advertising, Tom Mulcair has unleashed his ire on an unlikely target, his rival on the left.
Had Tom Mulcair not sided with the Conservatives, there would likely have been two national debates accessible to all Canadians.
Ultimately, voters must decide which vision best reflects their values and which leader can be trusted to deliver on promises made.
For Trudeau, any talk of a formal alliance with the New Democrats is a political trap. Coalition rumination has always been more costly to the Liberals than the socialists.
Canada’s tardy 10 per cent refugee approval rating during a world crisis is inexplicable.
Great Work Systems' Jen Hunter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristen Smith.
Attendees at the Tuesday, Jan. 27 event filled the glass atrium of the Performance Court Building adjoining to the back of Beckta restaurant on Elgin Street. A DJ was playing upbeat tunes all evening.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, CHEO CEO Alex Munter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristin Smith.
NSERC President Mario Pinto talking to Phil Fontaine, former AFN national chief.
Bruce Heyman speaking with Huawei's Scott Bradley, and Liberal transition head Peter Harder.
Liberal MP Kim Rudd talks to Huffington Post Canada's Althia Raj.
Director of Communications to the House Speaker, Heather Bradley.
Bluesky Strategy's Codie Taylor, and Emily Smith in behind.
Kyle Harrietha, left, a staffer to Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna.
Mike Storeshaw, director of media relations to interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose.