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Safe Drugs -- But Not Safe Sex?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney recently announced that the federal government would no longer offer work visas to immigrants applying for positions in the sex trade. While this is certainly a step in the right direction in terms of moderating the oldest profession in the world, it's not enough.

Why I Should Lead the Liberal Party of Canada

Deborah Coyne | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Deborah Coyne

My vision for Canada's future is one that appeals to our higher aspirations and hopes for the future, rather than to our fears, distrust, and resentment. In running for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada, I want to appeal to all those Canadians who are uncertain where they fit into Canadian politics, but want to talk about the kind of nation we are building, and what it is that makes us Canadian.

There's a New Dance in Ottawa: It's Called the Summer Shuffle

Keith Beardsley | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

One can tell it is summer in Ottawa because there is a never ending speculation about a cabinet shuffle. With Bev Oda resigning, what will happen next? Will Peter MacKay become justice minister? Will Vic Toews take a judicial posting in Manitoba? And what will happen to the Defence Department?

Who Calls More Than Your Ex? Telemarketers

Samer Bishay | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Business
Samer Bishay

Buried in Ottawa's omnibus budget bill is a piece of little-known legislation that the government hopes will save taxpayers' money and help alleviate those pesky dinner-time telemarketers. Unfortunately, Stephen Harper's Conservatives are missing the boat by trying to make reputable Canadian telemarketers pay for the national "Do Not Call" list.

A Former Prime Minister's Advice on Running Canada

Zach Paikin | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Politics
Zach Paikin

At a recent talk, John Turner hoarsely reminded his audience that politics are about people; something which seems to have been forgotten. Unlike the current strategies of Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair, the Prime Minister, in order to win, would have to unite and not divide Canada. Only when every region in Canada is on board with an idea can the country truly tackle the challenges it faces.