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How the Government Dethroned A Crown Corporation

Joseph Soares | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Joseph Soares

Last week, the Harper Government announced that it is putting Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI), a relatively small federal Crown Corporation, up for sale. In the last early 1980s, the Trudeau government spent $250 million to build this coal terminal in the hope that coalmines would magically appear. Well, they didn't, and RTI has been a taxpayer-funded sick hole ever since.

Nine Years After Chrétien Resigned, Where Is the Liberal Party?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

It was on this day in 2003 that Prime Minister Jean Chrétien, the little guy from Shawinigan thrice elected to govern our great nation, announced his resignation as PM and as leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. Nine years after Jean Chrétien's swan song, have the federal Liberals finally fixed their structural faults? Can they mend their frail faille? Or are they doomed to repeat the same mistakes?

How to Fix the Liberal Leadership Crisis

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

As a candidate, there was nothing that perplexed and infuriated me more than Liberals asking me: "Dan, what do we stand for?" Why in the world, I thought, would anyone join a political party if they had absolutely no clue what their membership even represents?