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Mulcair and Harper's Quebec Tug-of-War

Peter Worthington | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

According to Thomas Mulcair, the recently crowned federal NDP leader, the fact that Prime Minister Stephen Harper would consult former Tory prime minister Brian Mulroney about Quebec, proves how little he understands that province. Really? Or is this Mulcair just shaking in his boots because this is a plot by Harper to regain support in Quebec?

Dear America: This Year, Our Politics Are More Exciting

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 08.01.2012 | Canada Politics
Yoni Goldstein

To me, the Romney versus Obama election looks like a dud -- boring, dull and simply, nowhere nearly as exciting as what's going on here in Canada. We have a PM who loves being the villain, a bulldog opposition leader, and a liberal willing to beat the crap out (literally!) of someone for political points.

The Canadian Elections: Majorities, Mixed Messages and Mergers?

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada
Michael Berkowitz

Is there anything to be learned from Canada's elections last month? Is it portentous for progressives? A triumph for Harper's Conservatives, as the ...