Should any opposition political party wish to avoid a spring election in Ottawa, they will be forced to swallow a poison pill or be painted as anti-business by the Harper Conservatives.
Two books on Stephen Harper provide a small window into the rise of the Conservative Party from the ashes of the Reform and Progressive Conservative parties: Harper's Team and Harperland.
Early in 2011, a budget debate in Parliament is expected to trigger an election show down. It is time the opposition parties plan together to fight the Harper Conservatives.
In the last month we've seen two seemingly invulnerable political leaders, Gordon Campbell and Carol James, brought down.
Julian Fantino is a Chris Hedges moment in Canadian politics.
The resignation of Gordon Campbell couldn't have happened too soon.
Ken Bilsky Billings
In a two-faced move, the Liberal leader shows apparent support for one of his own MP’s bills -- Bill C-300 on mining company accountability -- and then doesn't show up to vote for it.
The NDP should create a new politics rooted in a moral imperative, not in tactical maneuvering on home heating, and call for a coalition that could advance those values.
John Deverell proposes a temporary coalition to fast track electoral reform on the federal level.
Ten years after Pierre Trudeau's death, no issue demonstrates more clearly the moral bankruptcy of the Ignatieff-led Liberal Party than the treatment it just handed out to the Canadian unemployed.