Chantal Hébert

The Morning After: The 1995 Quebec Referendum and the Day that Almost Was

Chantal Hébert | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Politics
Chantal Hébert

The pollsters who had been tracking the vote for the pro-sovereignty side as referendum day approached were as categorical as they could be. The lead that the Yes camp had built since mid-campaign had held over the final weekend before the Monday vote. As long as the well-oiled sovereignist machine got the vote out, the Yes camp would have a rendezvous with history that very night.

Inside Saskatchewan's Secret Plan To Separate

CBC | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Former Saskatchewan Premier Roy Romanow said he was glad he had a plan in case Quebec separated from Canada and he's even more happy he didn't have...

This is the End of Civil Discussion

Jeff Paterson | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Politics
Jeff Paterson

I'm no John Ivison, Christie Blatchford, Chantal Hebert, Ezra Levant, Christopher Hume, Andrew Coyne or Margaret Wente. Heck, you could find bloggers...

Momentum Derailed? Alberta Comments A Serious Blow To Trudeau Campaign

The Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 11.24.2012 | Canada Politics

If Justin Trudeau's pro-energy stance gave him any currency in the West, it was quickly spent — thanks to the ill-timed emergence of comments he mad...

Getting The Order Of Canada

CBC | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada

Rideau Hall has released the latest list of appointees to the Order of Canada. The newest recipients are being honoured for their achievem...

WATCH: Parliament Gets Report Card

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Politics

As MPs get ready for their summer vacations, CBC's At Issue panel has given Parliament its report card. HuffPost Canada's Ottawa Bureau Chief Althi...

Watching the Watchdog: CBC Got Its Mojo Back at NDP Convention

Tim Knight | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

For broadcast journalists, covering a party convention is the ultimate challenge. Adrenaline surges. Competition is fierce. Reputations are made and lost. At the NDP convention this weekend Mansbridge covered politics. And relished it. And chewed it up and spat it out.

7 Reasons Why the Liberal Party Is Doomed

Gerry Nicholls | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics
Gerry Nicholls

I can safely assert that the Liberal Party is as good as dead. In all their history, the Liberals have never had to face an opponent like Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He is intelligent, ruthless and calculating. And right now Harper is using all his power and all his skills to exploit to the fullest every Liberal weakness.