We’re going to see a parliamentary configuration not seen in this country for more than a generation, and the opposition is going to have to go slow in trying to dent the Liberal armour.
Canada is accepting Syrian refugees from those in camps in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Most have been there for years.
Much of this Liberal plan seems modelled on the late 1990s airlift of Kosovar refugees under Jean Chrétien’s government when arrivals were housed on military bases then cleared here, which appears to be part of the 2015 plan.
There’s a seat waiting for Trudeau at the G20 gathering in Turkey, an APEC summit in the Philippines, a Commonwealth meeting in Malta and an international summit on climate change in Paris.
Our neighbours to the south have a name for a late-campaign jolt, the legendary ‘October surprise.’
Instead of flipping 12 Ontario seats into his column, he could depress Liberal support in key ridings, allowing Conservative victories.
Don Valley North candidate addresses refugee crisis at campaign event.
They stem as much from the team around him in 2015 as the ghosts of architects of victories past who are no longer there for the Conservative leader.
But Canadians are now studying a refugee policy that seems unnecessarily hard-hearted.
Dismissing the possibility of another Orange Wave means ignoring what happened here in the spring.
Voters should probably wonder about a bloated office purportedly running the country that was consumed with secret machinations to protect the reputation of a man abusing taxpayer money.
Vaughan has twice beaten the chosen successors to Chow. Now he must beat the icon herself. She’s in tough.
Senator Don Meredith is one more reason that the future of the Senate will barge its way onto the agenda in this autumn’s election campaign.
If you encounter dissent, you demonize. If you are crossed, you take the low road and fight back.
Conservatives may believe Justin Trudeau is the only opponent in their way this fall, but Stephen Harper and the Liberal leader sparring over who has more Senators under police investigation can only help Tom Mulcair.
For the first time since Trudeau was chosen party leader two years ago, the change candidate now appears to be Tom Mulcair. At very least, the NDP is building momentum at the right time.
The Supreme Court’s 5-2 decision, which ruled that the constitutional rights of Clifford Kokopenace were not violated when he was convicted of manslaughter by a jury that included no aboriginal members, again raises the question as to whether governments in this country are really doing enough to get aboriginals on our jury rolls.
It may indeed be a diabolical Tory strategy, but it is hardly infallible.
The Conservatives have provided a national background Muzak of sloganeering and propaganda that aims to lull Canadians into a false sense that everything will be okay if you just vote for them.
Attendees packed into Social on Sussex Drive last Thursday, a mix of Canada 2020 delegates and Hillites. The bar was lit up red and the party went on well into the wee hours of the morning.
Policy Options Editor Dan Gardner, Environics' Greg MacEachern, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.
Canadians for Clean Prosperity’s Tom Chervinsky and Mollie Anderson, with United Way Ottawa VP Adam Smith.
Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries’ Nicholas Todd and Canada 2020’s Alex Patterson.
Adriana Vega, William Norman, and Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld’s legislative assistant Hillary Buchan-Terrell.
NPR Radio host in D.C. David McGuffin and Liberal volunteer Mike Lapointe.
The Globe and Mail’s Adam Radwanski and Samara’s Kendall Anderson.
Great Work’s Jen Hunter and Allana Graham, flanking Canadian Home Builders' Association’s Jason Burggraaf.