Liberal Party

Death of the political centre

Recently Canadian politics was presented with the beginning debates of those running for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada. The inevitable discussion on where the Liberal Party is heading in the coming weeks, months and years will follow. This discussion is the definitive ground for why getting rid of the political centre is the best thing to happen in Canadian politics in ages.Continue...

Trudeau stops by

In the first installment of the sit-down series this year, Justin Trudeau speaks to the Journal about student issues, engagement and his time in the political sphere.Continue...

School of Policy Studies brings Bob Rae to campus

Drawing from his own political career, former Ontario premier Bob Rae visited Queen’s on Thursday to give a talk on minority governments.Continue...

Blackface is never acceptable. Trudeau should have known better.

Justin Trudeau’s choice to don blackface on several occasions was racist and unacceptable.Continue...

Q&A: Ontario Liberal leadership candidates talk student issues

The Journal spoke with four candidates for the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party to ask about OSAP, the Student Choice Initiative, advocacy for low-income students, and sexual violence on campus. Here’s what the leadership hopefuls said:Continue...

Visiting campus, Scarborough MPP criticizes conservatives’ economic outlook report

Former Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter said provincial cuts have a price in a visit to campus on Monday with former Kingston MPP Sophia Kiwala.Continue...

In defense of a 15 dollar minimum wage

This coming January, Ontario is set to join Alberta, New York and California in increasing its minimum wage to $15.Continue...

Gord’s faith, Trudeau’s promises and the Liberal Party’s funding cap of 1996

Whether you watched it from your couch, or live right here in Kingston, Canadians everywhere will fondly remember The Tragically Hip’s emotional farewell.Continue...

Letter to the editor: October 30

The new government has some real work to do, but so do we.Continue...

QJPolitics: It's all in a name

David Hadwen is QJBlogs’ Political Columnist. He’s a fourth-year history major with a specific interest in American Politics. Follow him on Twitter @David_Hadwen.

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