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A hand-picked selection of the most exciting and innovative takes on Canadian politics and news.

Is Canada Ready to Fulfill the Nixon Prophecy?

From the Vietnam War to Watergate (apparently the father of every scandal since), Richard Nixon was a pretty big idiot. Few people dispute this- he frequents lists of the "worst U.S. Presidents." His reputation...

(TIMELINE) The Chronicles of Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party has been an environmental activist for over 35 years. Her credits include the Sierre Club, Public Interest Advocacy Centre, the Ministry of the Environment, and of cours...

(TIMELINE) The Chronicles of Gilles Duceppe

Gilles Duceppe, leader of the Bloc Québécois has an eventful career as a union negotiator, MP, party leader, militant communist, and hairnet fashionista. He was the longest serving party leader for his service ...

Trudeau Won’t Set Targets for Emissions Reduction

He already holds the title of Canada's favourite bad boy, but, like any great ass, Justin Trudeau just won't quit. Leading in the polls with less than two weeks to go until the October 19th election, J.T. faces...

Harper Promises “Tax Lock”

For months, pundits have accused Stephen Harper of bringing no new ideas to the campaign trail. Harper was caught in a loop, mindlessly repeating the mantra "stay the course...stay the course...stay the course....

French Debate Adds Exotic Flair to Same Old Story

Ahead of the second French debate tonight, let's take a look back at what happened during the last one. We've heard about job ad nauseam, but have we heard of les emplois? No, that sounds fresh and exciting...