Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. This week, we discuss the defection of former NDP MP Glenn Thibeault to the provincial Liberals, and the mass floor-crossing of nine Wildrose MLAs in Alberta—including former leader Danielle Smith.
Wildrose faction bails on opposition
A New Democrat turns red
The PM talks up Alberta’s plan
Ottawa’s rosy relationship with Havana
Talking points come so easy
10 things we learned from our winners