The early results from a Greater Toronto Area byelection on Monday, December 12, 2022, suggested an imminent return to government for former Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa — this time as a federal member of Parliament.
Dissatisfaction with the Liberal government is increasing. But with enthusiasm for the Conservatives stalling, too, winning another election would be challenging but far from impossible, writes Bruce Anderson, chairman of Abacus Data.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was forced to cancel plans to attend a fundraising dinner on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, evening after two speakers at the event said protesters hurled racial slurs at the mostly South Asian attendees entering a convention centre in Surrey, B.C.
I am a political optimist by nature. I keep wanting to believe our federal government has turned a corner — that it has seen the light on the climate emergency and is ready to shift into high gear, writes columnist Seth Klein.
The Conservative leadership contest provides a window for Tories to reimagine their party as one that straddles the political centre with broad appeal. The candidate best placed to accomplish this ambitious project is clearly Jean Charest, writes Andrew Perez.
The biggest extension to health care by far in this budget was a national dental care program. This went from obscurity to policy in a matter of months due to its inclusion in the Liberal-NDP agreement.
Canada may not be ready for “Poilievremania” just yet, but the massive crowds showing up to his rallies are a clear sign the Conservative Party of Canada is embracing him with a similar degree of enthusiasm.
We face a climate emergency — that is the existential threat of our time that must be decisively tackled in the three-year life of this agreement. And this agreement does not spell out an emergency plan, writes columnist Seth Klein.