Advice from former Commons Speaker Peter Milliken, who knows a thing or two about handling hung parliaments
Even with plans for a recycled Olympics, the price tag would still be massive, with no tangible benefits for the city
June 19th, 2017 1 comment
Courage, compassion and blind luck helped ensure no one died in the flames, two reports suggest. Organization? Not so much.
June 9th, 2017 1 comment
The 44th president’s speech in Montreal was no mere swipe at his successor. It was a reminder of how tough real political leadership is.
June 7th, 2017 5 comments
Voters have decided how they want the assembly divided. Why undermine the tradition of a non-partisan Speaker?
The Ghanaian woman found dead of exposure in a Minnesota field could’ve legally entered Canada—at a normal crossing
In the industrialized world, Trump, the Republicans and other North American conservatives are among the final holdouts in taking seriously the fight against climate change
June 1st, 2017 14 comments
If anyone blocks the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, it will be Indigenous and environmental groups equipped with court writs
The company’s White House correspondent typifies its push to feed the world-wide appetite for wild-eyed rhetoric. And he’s a keen fan of fantasy.
May 19th, 2017 10 comments
Both Jason Kenney and Brian Jean are eager to challenge each other to be the dismantler-in-chief of the Alberta NDP government
May 18th, 2017 2 comments
A Maclean’s analysis of the party’s fundraising statements finds that 68 of its top 100 donors are its own elected MLAs and their staff
May 5th, 2017 1 comment
Appetite for a new Conservative party was modest at a Calgary dinner, where the bitter memory of vote-splitting is still a searing one.
Fort McMurray has survived the wildfire. The same cannot be said for the boozy, raucous stereotype that dogged it for years.
The label sprang up spontaneously, on handmade signs and locally printed bumper-stickers. It never suited a town so well.