I know we don't characterize democracy as talking, we picture it as voting, but that's what you could call the voting fallacy. It's not how democracy was in ancient Athens where all citizens met.
David J. Climenhaga
The sample was so small in recent Calgary Centre robopolls that four responses could move the percentage of support for a given candidate a full percentage point.
There is nothing like a leadership contest to fire up a political party. Currently, three Liberal parties are running simultaneous leadership contests: in Quebec, Ontario, and federally.
With the divestment of the ONTC, Ontario's northerners are left to ask...why?
Any euphoria accompanying Trudeau's leadership bid is rooted in a convenient amnesia about just what the Liberal party is and what it has stood for over the past 18 years.
Is Justin Trudeau running for leadership of the Liberal Party because he couldn't resist the relentless pressure or because he has something important to say to his fellow citizens?
If Justin Trudeau really wants to serve the country rather than the rearguard of his party, he has no choice but to acknowledge the reality: The NDP is the new Liberal party.
Testimony at the Charbonneau Commission reveals that 70 per cent of political donations in Quebec are illegal "dark money" contributions by companies who receive contracts in return.
About a decade ago, the Canadian government called on the Forum of Federations to get involved in the Sri Lankan peace negotiations.
The question for the Liberals is: do they now face a future as a centrist, third party, poised between the Conservatives and the NDP, sometimes able to coalesce with one or the other?