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Jul 21, 2015
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Mulcair isn't pandering for Quebec votes

Scott Piatkowski
Like the Liberals, Bob Hepburn accuses NDP Leader Tom Mulcair of "crass pandering" to Quebec sovereigntists in his most recent column.
Blog
Oct 3, 2008

For what it's worth…

Scott Piatkowski
Everyone else is offering their post-debate analysis, so here's mine.
News
Oct 12, 2007

How Dalton got his majority back

Scott Piatkowski
Ironically, the election results (which handed McGuinty two-thirds of the seats with less than half the popular vote) helped to prove the case for the electoral reform thatâe(TM)s not going to h
Columnists
Sep 7, 2007

Elizabeth May's wild ride

When Elizabeth May was elected leader of the Green Party of Canada a year ago, I was actually quite pleased. As a committed New Democrat, I've always thought that an ideal federal government (under a
News
Feb 6, 2007

Manifest destiny will have to wait for majority

Scott Piatkowski
Mention the phrase “Stephen Harper's hidden agenda” and most Canadians are likely to assume you're referring to his party's pre-Paleolithic stance on social issues. But since being elected
Columnists
Aug 17, 2006

Support our troops. Bring them home.

Do you support our troops? That's a pretty simple question, but it demands a complicated answer. Unfortunately, more often than not, those who pose it aren't looking for much more than a straight &#1
Columnists
Aug 10, 2006

The case for an inheritance tax

Did you hear the joke about inheritance taxes? No, not the one about death and taxes being the only sure things (now the government has figured out a way to put them together). No, not even the one a
Columnists
Jul 20, 2006

Why media concentration matters

With the proposed takeover of CHUM Ltd. by Bell Globemedia, there are many questions to be answered. Will the venerable CHUM chart be merged with the list of finalists for Canadian Idol? Will there b
Columnists
Jul 13, 2006

Checking the fine print on softwood deal

As it prepares its bid for a majority government (date of election to be announced), the Harper government is keeping careful track of its “successes.” High on its list of worthwhile initia
Columnists
Jul 6, 2006

McGuinty imposes moratorium on bad news

With the date of the next Ontario election having been fixed for October 2007, the last thing that Dalton McGuinty wants is for voters to be receiving any bad news between now and that time. Thus, ev

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