Joe Clark

4 Former PMs Call For Stronger Security Oversight

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Four former prime ministers and several retired Supreme Court members are among almost two dozen prominent Canadians calling for stronger sec...

Former PMs, Aboriginal Leaders Join Forces To Ease Tensions

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A complete breakdown in the relationship between aboriginal and non-aboriginal Canadians must be repaired for the moral and economic good of ...

We Need to Make Better Use of Ex-Prime Ministers

Samuel Getachew | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada
Samuel Getachew

It's time for Canada to step up and recognize our own former Canadian leaders and use their expertise, both in Canada and around the world. It's the right thing to do for them -- it's also the right thing to do for the world.

Thatcher's Advice For Joe Clark

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Margaret Thatcher told Joe Clark to rely on his "own instincts" the day after the electoral triumph that made him Canada's youngest prime min...

Former PM: Harper Should Shoulder Part Of Blame

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - Former prime minister Joe Clark says he can't understand why the Harper government would bar the opposition from a delegation to Ukraine ...

If You Value Free Thought, You Should Value Rob Anders

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

Rob Anders represents an independent spirit in Canadian democracy that's under attack from all sides these days, from reactionary journalists who seek to turn any controversial opinion into a career-killing "gaffe," to so-called parliamentary reformers like Michael Chong who want to make it easier for party elites to veto the political ambitions of the unconventional or unorthodox. Rob Anders' successful, 17-year career personifies a sharp rebuke to the forces of conformity and hegemony. Anyone who values free thought and dissent within this country's stagnant political culture should find common cause in his plight.

Former PM Meets With Chief Spence

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A visibly weak Chief Theresa Spence made a brief appearance on Sunday — in Day 20 of her fast —as a parade of politicians and protesters ...

Has the Liberal Party Found Its Messiah?

Keith Beardsley | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

I gather from all the media hype that Canadians are supposed to be waiting with bated breath and pounding heart for the "Second Coming" i.e. Justin Trudeau's non-announcement this week that he will enter the Liberal Party's leadership race. I say non-announcement as I don't know anyone who pays attention to politics who actually thought Trudeau would sit this one out.