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One year ago, Stephen Harper, master of all he surveyed, called an ...

(blog) (blog)Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. One year ago tomorrow, then prime minister Stephen...

Susan Delacourt on 'image politics,' the media, and Stephen Harper's legacy

... The Globe and Mail in the late 1980s, Delacourt has covered many major political events -- Canada's constitutional battles, the ups and downs of...

'Canadian democracy will be healthier': Elizabeth May on electoral reform

The Greens, NDP and Liberals support some form proportional representation whereas the Conservatives and Bloc seem to be in favour of the status quo, first-past-the-post...

Justin Trudeau yet to overhaul Stephen Harper's wasteful 'tough-on-crime' agenda

(blog) (blog)... lines grow longer with people unable to receive pardons. Paula Mallea, author of Aboriginal Law: Apartheid in Canada and Fearmonger: Stephen Harper's...

Thank you, Stephen Harper

(blog) (blog)Stephen Harper is resigning from politics to pursue business interests. Pursue them more directly than he did as a politician. According to his...

Where is Stephen Harper and what will he do now?

(blog) (blog)Stephen Harper has vanished from sight in the past six months, but his Where's Waldo status may be about to change. Harper will...

Exclusive: Elizabeth May on climate change, electoral, political, and monetary reform, sexual assault and much more

(blog) (blog)Elizabeth May is once again alone. For a period of almost two years she was joined on the Green Party parliamentary benches in...

Tories' Senate gambit shows Harper still runs the party and the party still holds Parliament in contempt

(blog) (blog)The Conservative Opposition's threat to use its majority in the unelected Senate to thwart the Trudeau government's plan to repeal two anti-labour laws...

Stephen Harper is gone, a great weight is lifted

(blog) (blog)Barry Cooper's comments -- petty, dismissive and cruel -- personify what a clear majority of Canadians dislike about Stephen Harper and the Conservatives.

Elizabeth May Daughter Is Taking On NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in Berthier ...

Elizabeth May daughter Victoria May Burton is waging a campaign to oust NDP Ruth Ellen Brosseau in Berthier—Maskinongé. Victoria May is the official Green Party...

Fact check: Can the NDP and Liberals meet Elizabeth May's requirements for co ...

(blog) (blog)Nevertheless, Elizabeth May and co. aren't complete off base to fancy themselves kingmakers on October 20. With support for the Conservatives bottoming out,...

Just how bad is Stephen Harper's climate record in Africa?

(blog) (blog)Still, a sceptic might argue, how does this amount to charging Stephen Harper with crimes against humanity? Doesn't that require some form of...

If he really wanted to be, Thomas Mulcair has every right to be angry

(blog) (blog)Tom Mulcair is angry. Angry, angry, angry. Don't tell me you didn't know that. The media have been telling us that since he...

Elizabeth May needs to be at the federal leaders' debate

(blog) (blog)If Trudeau and Mulcair are not willing to debate Elizabeth May -- if they are not willing to stand up forcefully for basic...

From opposition to retreat: Tom Mulcair and Bill C-51

(blog) (blog)At the end of last week it looked like Tom Mulcair and the NDP caucus were going to rise to the occasion on...

Elizabeth May speaks against military intervention in Iraq in Parliament

(blog)Mr. Speaker, with that, let me convey my thanks to all members of this House for the rare unanimous consent to allow a member...

Brian Gallant has a thin resume? Stephen Harper hasn't had a real job since he ...

(blog) (blog)He screeched at them for their coolness toward Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the old sourpuss (seemingly 65 although only 55) of 24 Sussex...

PM Stephen Harper struggling with negative public perceptions

(blog) (blog)So here is the dilemma, if you happen to be Stephen Harper. By election time, you will have been Tory leader for 12...

Elizabeth May: In September, march for climate sanity

(blog)This article was primarily written for an international audience, but I thought Canadian Greens might want to join me too! On Sunday September 21...

This labour campaign stopped Tim Hudak. Next is Stephen Harper.

(blog) (blog)In all of the coverage of the Ontario election and the new Wynne government, the media has completely overlooked one of the most...

'The Right to Protect' and the loss of Parliament's moral compass

Elizabeth May has publicly supported a Green Party motion condemning "all illegal Israeli settlement expansion" as an obstacle to the peace process. This deserves commendation,...

Assessing the legacy of Stephen Harper

(blog) (blog)True, Canada weathered the storm better than most, and no Canadian banks collapsed, but how much of that survival was due to the...

Reading the tea leaves of the latest byelections

(blog) (blog)For Elizabeth May and her Greens, the numbers suggest more of the same -- a fringe party clinging to one or two seats...

Together, we can stop Enbridge's pipelines and tankers

(blog) (blog)It came to me in response to a biased question from a Sun News reporter in Toronto. The question, playing into the warped...

Can Thomas Mulcair and the NDP ever win in Canada?

(blog) (blog)Thomas Mulcair wants very badly to be prime minister of Canada and I for one say go for it. Of course all his...

Can Thomas Mulcair and the NDP ever win in Canada?

(blog) (blog)Thomas Mulcair wants very badly to be prime minister of Canada and I for one say go for it. Of course all his...

Five reasons Stephen Harper and Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline are the ...

(blog) (blog)Please help support democratic environemental organizations that stop dangerous tar sands projects like this one. Become a monthly supporter. Stephen Harper just...

Prime minister hopefuls Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair on fracking ...

(blog)Prime minister hopefuls Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair on fracking, extreme energy and water. By. Emma Lui. | May 20, 2014. Print · Write...

Stephen Harper's suicide pact with Enbridge

Stephen Harper's Conservative government is expected to announce its long-anticipated decision on Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline sometime in June. The decision could well determine whether...

There is plenty of room under Stephen Harper's bus

(blog) (blog)There is no limit to Stephen Harper's throw-them-under-the-bus list. For him and his ministers there is always room for the next victims. The...

For young people, the future ain't what it used to be

(blog) (blog)"Education is the point at which we decide whether we love the world enough to assume responsibility for it, and by the same...

Pipeline politics muddle the Fraser Institute's reading skills

(blog) (blog)From his first words, "Recently, Green Party leader Elizabeth May orchestrated an open letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry..." it...

Places you will never find Stephen Harper

(blog) (blog)No, I have been meaning to share for some time the number of places where every previous Prime Minister would be routinely spotted,...

Activist Communique: Dear Stephen Harper sir, may I please has a job?

(blog) (blog)... Communique: Dear Stephen Harper sir, may I please has a job? Activist Communique: Dear Stephen Harper, may I please has a job?...

A relentless fossil fuel industry is radicalizing politics in Canada

(blog) (blog)Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May was in Washington DC earlier this month to attend President Barak Obama's National Prayer Breakfast. The event...