December 5, 2016

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Reading the minds of NDP MPs in the wake of a pipeline announcement

(blog) (blog)Peter Julian: "I can win the federal leadership and become prime minister with an NDP minority government in 2019. And it's all thanks...

Le PQ désire «des mesures plus musclées de nationalisme économique»

Par la suite, lors d'une seconde rencontre en matinée, la députée provinciale d'Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Carole Poirier (PQ), sa collègue fédérale Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet (NPD) et le maire...

Liberals may protect chief science advisor with legislation: Duncan

(subscription) (subscription)Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says she's looking at protecting the government's new science officer with legislation — a response to the Conservatives...

Part of Canada's So-Called Alt-Right Is Endorsing Kellie Leitch

Kellie Leitch, an apparent frontrunner in the Conservative Party's leadership race who was thrilled by Donald Trump's presidential victory, is ramping up her controversial campaign...

The Eternal and Shameless Politicization of Christmas

(subscription) (subscription)As political rhetoric ticks upward with the festive season, Christmas-themed partisan sparring often turns to comparing finance ministers to Santa Claus or Scrooge.

New York Times Won't Use Term 'Alt-Right' Without Describing as 'Racist, Far-Right Fringe Movement'

The New York Times has informed its editorial staff that the term “alt-right” should not be used unless the story also inform readers that the...

Maxime Bernier's donor base is bigger and broader than Kellie Leitch's

The most recent set of fundraising data for the Conservative leadership race put Kellie Leitch narrowly ahead of Maxime Bernier in total dollars raised. But...

Liberal MPs want per-vote subsidies for political parties back

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Tom Lukiwski (Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan, Sask.) said he has mixed feelings about it. He said if the government chooses to pursue...

After candid meeting, Flacco and the Ravens offense roll

Two days earlier, quarterback Joe Flacco had lamented the Ravens getting conservative in a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Those words stung offensive coordinator Marty...