Two Canadian conservatives road-trip south to campaign for Donald Trump, tapping into how an outsider politician came to win the U.S. presidency, and gleaning lessons for Canuck politicos.
Donald Trump throws one of his signature Make America Great Again hats to a fan at a rally in Manchester, N.H. on Feb 8. Photograph courtesy of Matthew McBain and Devin Dreeshen
“Rubio’s going to win, you know?” That was the take the immigration officer on the Vermont border had as we headed south. Telegenic, with money and party support behind him, how could Marco Rubio lose?
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.