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If a gentleman’s costume is more your style, check out our Halloween Costume ideas for men.

 

“Sexy” costumes are so degrading. We know. Imagine a guy dressed as “sexy” Stephen Harper…what a doofus! Anyway, in an effort to reclaim Halloween, we present our list of Halloween costumes inspired by our politicians. Wear one of these to your party and we guarantee that people will be torn between loving and hating you.

 

1. Kathleen Wynne/Orville Redenbacher

These two were separated at birth- by the ~45 years between their birthdays. Be one. Be both. Ride a tractor. Who cares?

Seriously, they look the same.

Seriously, they look the same.
Take Me To Your Leader

 

 

2. Environmentalist Christy Clark

Look up public opinion polls to see what fashions people associate with environmentalism. Wear exactly what the polls say you should…to the letter. When you’re at the party, make sure you talk to every guest about the merits of biodynamic farming, or something like that. Once everyone starts ignoring you, snap a few pictures with Alison Redford. They’ll be useful after the party ends and you drop the charade.

Something like this, except with more dreadlocks.

Something like this, except with more dreadlocks.
Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press

 

 

3. Margaret Wente

We know- she isn’t in politics. Still, she writes about politics, so she has our attention. Dress like a member of the upper crust, and go around telling people how you feel about various contentious issues, but don’t support any of your opinions with research or relevant statistics. You speak, therefore you are!

Oh, to return to those young, care-free, pre-plagiarism days...

Oh, to return to those young, carefree days when everything was black and white…
Boringest Blog

 

 

4. “Crazy Cat Lady” Laureen Harper

Put on cat ears and remind everyone that, despite what they may think about Halloween, “Tonight we’re here for homeless cats.

This is exactly what the costume looks like. We didn't make this up.

This is exactly what the costume looks like. We didn’t make this up.
CTV NATIONAL NEWS

 

 

5. Life of the Party: Lisa Raitt

Start drafting back to work legislation as soon as the first guest arrives at the party. Next, spend the entire party telling people about how they all work in essential industries, and how their raucous behaviour is costing the economy billions of dollars every minute.

"You say you've had it up to here with me?"

“You say you’ve had it up to here with me?”
REUTERS

 

 

6. Alison Redford

Show up in a plane and bring your entire family, including plus ones. When you arrive at the door, demand that the people at the party pay for your transportation.

Try landing one of these on a residential street and parking it in front of your friend's house. Don't worry, you can expense the parking ticket.

Try landing one of these on a residential street and parking it in front of your friend’s house. Don’t worry, you can expense the parking ticket.
Air Alberta

 

 

7. Olivia Chow

Will you dress as City Councillor Olivia Chow, MP Olivia Chow, or mayoral candidate Olivia Chow? Choose whichever one will make you most popular on that particular night, with that particular crowd.

"I can be whatever you want me to be as long as you also want me to be a winner."

“I can be whatever you want me to be as long as you also want me to be a winner.”
SEAN KILPATRICK / THE CANADIAN PRESS

 

 

8. Leona Aglukkaq

Make sure to wear lots of fur to show solidarity with hunters and trappers. And start a fight with Environmentalist Christy Clark. She’s a radical!

"Some hunt for sport, Others hunt for food, The only thing I'm hunting for,  is an outfit that looks good..."

“Some hunt for sport,
Others hunt for food,
The only thing I’m hunting for,
is an outfit that looks good…”
SEAN KILPATRICK / THE CANADIAN PRESS

 

 

9. Pauline Marois

Identify and remove any references to non-Christian faiths or the English language in the house the second you walk in the door. If anyone says anything nice about you, call an election. PM’s time in the limelight may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean she can’t have one last hoorah.

This photo comes from the National Post, so it's probably unedited.

This photo comes from the National Post, so there’s a decent chance PM actually plugs her ears with her middle fingers. Feel free to include that in the costume.
Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

 

 

10. Elizabeth May

Show up late, looking ordinary because you were working overtime, and immediately realize that you are the only one in the room who knows that Environmentalist Christy Clark is a fraud.

"Actually, Christy, I think you're confusing biodynamic farming and recycling...never mind."

“Actually, Christy, I think you’re confusing biodynamic farming with recycling…never mind.”
STEPHEN HUI