In a federal survey, a surprising number of respondents cited ‘identification’ as the main reason for supporting the ban The post What’s really behind niqab poll results? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
This NME list is pretty good. A bit Brit-centric, but pretty good. The inclusion of ‘Ceremony’ surprised me. It was played the first time by Joy Division, just days before Ian Curtis killed himself. When New Order returned to it, it was a risk, but it paid off. It is – in my humble estimation […]
The Conservatives are gaining ground in the polls faster than the Liberals. And the NDP slump is serious. The post Paul Wells: ‘As far as I can tell, Stephen Harper is winning’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.
1. Tom: Wannabe Liberal. 2. Justin: Wannabe New Democrat. 3. Stephen: Wannabe celebrating Christmas at 24 Sussex. https://t.co/f2h3UgwIh3 — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) October 2, 2015
Understand the polls? Me neither. Let me elucidate my fuzzification. Ekos: Their latest poll said Conservatives had “swung into the lead,” with a ten-point gap favouring Stephen Harper. Here. Forum: Their latest “poll” has Harper at 34 per cent, and the Messrs. Trudeau and Mulcair tied at 27 per cent. Here. ARG: Reid released one yesterday […]
A preview of the divisive issues that could drive the French debate, including niqabs, abortion, international trade and supply management The post Evan Solomon: What to expect in tonight’s debate appeared first on Macleans.ca.
New Brunswick NDP leader's proposal for a bigger Canadian role in Syria reflects a division running through the party over how to achieve peace The post New Brunswick NDP leader argues for intervention in Syria appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Justin Trudeau wants to raise taxes on the rich, while Tom Mulcair is aiming at corporations. So far, Stephen Harper seems to be winning the tax debate. The post Nothing is certain but debate on taxes in politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The NDP leader and his Alberta counterpart went to great lengths this week to show there is no tension between them. Don’t be fooled. The post Mulcair’s awkward Alberta problem appeared first on Macleans.ca.
More women are running for office than ever before. We break it down in our Show and Tell infographic series. The post Chart of the day: Women grow their share in Canadian politics appeared first on Macleans.ca.
'Canadian taxpayers deserve nothing less,' Sahir Khan says The post Former PBO members call for tighter controls on campaign money messaging appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Debate is likely NDP Leader's last best chance to set himself apart from his rivals The post It’s Mulcair vs. Duceppe in French debate as NDP looks to win over Quebec appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Calgary's mayor joins Evan Solomon on 'Everything Is Politics,' where he criticized the Conservatives on the niqab issue The post Naheed Nenshi on why ‘dog whistle’ politics miss the mark appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A cleaner commute in Montreal, ‘life experience’ in campaign missteps, and speed-dating Whitehorse candidates in our roundup of the day in #elxn42 The post Election 2015: The day that was, Oct. 1 appeared first on Macleans.ca.
According to some reports, Russian fighter jets have just wiped out the so-called “moderates” in Syria that Obama has been arming. Russia has long had a port in Tartus, Syria, one of great strategic importance. No wonder Putin has been pouring equipment and personnel into the country. Putin is determined to destroy ISIS and anti-Assad militants, […]
Most Canadians support physician-assisted death. So does the Supreme Court. And the federal parties? Hard to say, with a deadline to act looming The post Where’s the political action on physician-assisted death? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
If you ask them about issues, voters will tell you what they think. But do they really have opinions? The post Do Canadians have opinions? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
By now you’ve probably heard all about the huge Volkswagen scandal: It turns out that the German automaker’s high priced “eco-friendly” diesel “vanity cars” — the ones they marketed to environmentally conscious customers who wanted something fancier than a Prius – weren’t really low-emission at all. Progressives like to lecture us to be “more like Europe” […]
New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn may be a joke to the Tories, but, on an EU referendum, he could be their undoing The post Who will get the last laugh in Britain? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Researching next week’s Hill Times column, it occurred to me that I should look at one of my old books, The War Room. I think I found a passage there that the play-it-safe Mulcair NDP should have heeded, but didn’t. To the meek goes no reward. “God gave us all necks so we can stick them […]