Canadian politics

Landmark summit a chance for change

Being excluded from the law-making table, it's not hard to see why First Nations rights are so poorly addressed.Continue...

Blame boomers for low turnout

Declining youth voter turnout isn't a new trend. But if we keep teaching young voters that the issues they care about won't be addressed, we can expect them to stay away.Continue...

Jean Chrétien reflects on time in office

For Jean Chrétien, the art of storytelling is never far from politics.Continue...

Liberals announce 25 per cent increase to research spending in 2018 budget

On Feb. 27, the federal Liberals revealed a 25 per cent increase to research spending in their 2018-19 budget. As a result, the Trudeau government has committed sizeable grants for health, science and the humanities over the next half decade.

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Liberals can’t have it both ways on Canada’s climate targets

Putting a price carbon pollution has become the paradigm of climate policy.Continue...

Taking my seat: Where are our leaders?

It’s 2018 and I’m waiting for our political leaders to step up.Continue...

The millennial vote goes deeper than surface level politics

Despite being over two years away from the 2019 election, the debate surrounding candidates and their appeal to young Canadians already seems to revolve around who is the trendier choice.Continue...

Taking my seat: Gerry Ritz says Barbie, I say empowering female leader

Causing controversy in the Twittersphere on September 19, Conservative Canadian Member of Parliament Gerry Ritz referred to Catherine McKenna, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, as “our climate Barbie.”Continue...

Lacing up for the Conservative race

Ever since Stephen Harper’s defeat in the 2015 federal election, the question of who’ll be the most the effective leader for the Conservative Party in the Trudeau era has been on the minds of Canadians on all ends of the political spectrum.Continue...

Canadian Senator offers advice to Queen’s students

After serving more than thirty years in the Canadian Senate, Anne Cools knows politics.Continue...

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