The Alberta politician isn’t the villainous, heartless character out to destroy the planet, as some of his political opponents ridiculously try to characterize him.
For those who know him, the ‘political animal’ persona doesn’t properly reflect the human side United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney has avoided showing publicly, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—By the time you read this column, Jason Kenney is likely to be the premier-elect of Alberta. Barring yet another Alberta surprise, Kenney will take the national stage again, this time as a first minister.
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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.