Jody Wilson-Raybould

Independent Member of Parliament (and author) Jody Wilson-Raybould in her Confederation Building office in Ottawa on Aug. 4, 2021. (Photograph by Blair Gable; Hair and makeup by Marianne Moore/One Fine Beauty)

Jody Wilson-Raybould on Ottawa’s power problem

The former justice minister talks with Marie-Danielle Smith about her memoir, why she left Parliament—and how more free thinkers can change things
The head of a statue of Sir John A. MacDonald in Montreal, in August 2020 (Graham Hughes/CP)

Burying Sir John A. Macdonald

The first prime minister will no longer be put on a pedestal as the debate turns to what to put up in his place

Expanding eligibility for MAID should not be rushed

Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould: Medical assistance in dying is complex and deeply personal. Is there enough medical and social evidence to understand the implications of an expanded law?

The unfulfilled promise of Jane Philpott

After enduring a loss, Jane Philpott wanted to be brave. If not for herself, for the young women who looked up to her.

The McLellan report would have ended the SNC affair before it began

Paul Wells: Under the proposed ’McLellan protocol’ the incessant piling-on the attorney general by staffers would not have been possible

Why didn’t SNC-Lavalin grab a chance to make its best case?

The ethics commissioner’s report contains multiple mentions of Wilson-Raybould’s offer to pass along the company’s public-interest arguments

Such stark statements: the ethics commissioner faults the PM

Paul Wells: Another ethics report patiently explains to the PM that he does, in fact, make decisions and they do, in fact, have consequences

Jody Wilson-Raybould has the lead over Trudeau’s Liberals

An exclusive 338Canada/Mainstreet poll puts the Independent narrowly ahead of the Liberals in her riding, with a shot at re-election

JWR and Jane Philpott bet big that politics has changed (spoiler: it hasn’t)

Andrew MacDougall: Two Liberal heavyweights-turned-independent candidates want to do politics differently. But their odds at winning on their own, without any party support, are low.

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott on the power of one

In announcing they are running as Independents, two former cabinet ministers take aim at real change in politics