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Visiting Scribes

Our friends and colleagues from around the nation give their take on Canadian politics.

Indecision 2015: LIVE Debate Coverage

Welcome to The True North Times' LIVE coverage of the first federal leaders' debates. You can expect the same wise-assery and snarky comments as always.

Calgarians Trying to Weed Out Deborah Drever

Newly elected 26-year-old Alberta MLA Deborah Drever is facing calls for her removal after scandalous photos circulated the internet. To the disappointment of perverts everywhere, these photos are not explicit ...

Where to Start If You Are the New Mayor of Toronto

Sketchy the Clown is currently running to be Mayor of Toronto on October 27th. If you like what you read here, you can follow him on Twitter at @SketchyTheClown. One thing is sure about the Toronto Mayor...

Kardashian Politics and the New Ford Focus

Ari Goldkind is currently running to be Mayor of Toronto on October 27th. You can learn more about him and his campaign at I must confess I am amazed at the degree to which the mayoral ...

No Place Like Home, Especially on the Road

Saint-Laurent Boulevard during it's sidewalk expansionOuterworld   They say travel broadens the mind, but it also broadens how you see home. I recently spent two weeks in Europe, and I’d love to ...

Politicians are Animals: The Paintings of Tony Taylor

Call it a zoo, a jungle, or even a vet’s office. However you want to spin it, there’s one common message uniting these commonly used analogies; politics is animalistic. Beyond the façade of polite photo-ops and...