Every day more details are unzipped in the saga of the U.S. president and his liaisons with women—and it's beginning to take a serious toll The post Donald Trump is losing his fight against Stormy Daniels appeared first on Macleans....
Uh-oh. This is a big, big change in a big, big story. Big, big trouble for #LPC. #cdnpoli https://t.co/jMe5detPJS — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) March 21, 2018 The Liberal’s just clarified their relationship with Christopher Wylie, saying he at no point had “access to any data from Liberal Caucus Research Bureau” and was paid 100k for... View Article
Justin Trudeau said Wednesday agreement on a deal is 'eminently possible' The post Amid NAFTA auto breakthrough, obstacles remain appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Young Canadian Christopher Wylie has been much in the news lately – among other things, for single-handedly hammering Facebook’s market value, and causing lots of political earthquakes in the U.S. When Wylie was kicking around the Liberal Party of Canada, I didn’t know him. “Couldn’t pick him out of a police line-up,” I told an... View Article
Opinion: All political parties should put in place social-media regulations to help safeguard the integrity of our democracy The post Social media interference in Canadian elections must be prevented appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Senate among top lobbied institutions in February February fillings show Senate lobbying in 2018 is keeping pace with 2017’s record-breaking year, which tripled historic averages for influencers focused on the Red Chamber. Last month,...Show More Summary
…that’s something I say so much about campaigns that my staff have heard it a billion times. Talk about the stuff voters want you to talk about. Manage the dialogue. Thus, this from Campaign Research: “The PCs have a significant lead over both the OLP and the ONDP. This is because the policy issues that... View Article
The opposition leader talks to Maclean's Paul Wells about building pipelines, working with Trump, Canadian values and why he's ready to be prime minister The post The confidence of Andrew Scheer appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Since Stephen Harper prorogued Parliament to save his government in 2008, the rarely-used power has drawn criticism as a political tactic The post Did Kathleen Wynne abuse the power of prorogation? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Mainstreet – who, full disclosure, is one of the polling firms with which Daisy Group does business – dropped a big poll this morning. It’s not good news for the governing Ontario Liberals: The Progressive Conservatives would win a massive majority with new leader Doug Ford at the helm if an election were held today,... View Article
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Let’s recap. The Ontario PCs raised $16 million last year, and the Ontario Liberals – the, you know, government – raised $6 million. Ten million less. The government. The most powerful mayor in Canada – a very, very popular guy who has helped the governing Liberals out of many tight spots – has all but... View Article
The underrepresented aren't heard, until they vote with a bang The post Why people never see populism coming appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly weathered the roughest patch of her political life last fall, but looking after a future service dog made it a little easier The post Meet Naboo, the service dog being fostered in the halls of Parliament appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Rex Tillerson's firing as U.S. secretary of state is a heavy blow for Canada's foreign minister, who worked in step with him on North Korea and Russia The post Farewell to Rex Tillerson, Chrystia Freeland’s man in Washington appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Late Saturday night, Doug Ford was elected leader of the Ontario Conservative party. Here's a transcript of his victory speech. The post Doug Ford’s speech: ‘To the people of Ontario, I say relief is on its way.’ – Transcript appeared first on Macleans.ca.
…so someone said to me at lunchtime. Sometimes, you just have to laugh. Anyway. These are the Ontario Throne Speech “priorities.” If anyone can see a big re-election victory somewhere in there, drop us a line, okay?
The NDP leader's stance on Sikh politics contrasts sharply with the Father of Confederation's on Irish issues The post Jagmeet Singh should ask, ‘What would Thomas D’Arcy McGee do?’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.