Partisanship

One Issue Makes MPs Ditch Partisanship

Dan Kelly | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Politics
Dan Kelly

One of the topics that seems to bring MPs -- and Canadians as a whole -- together is a belief in small business. According to an Angus Reid survey that the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) commissioned last year with HP Canada and Intel Canada, 98 per cent of Canadians said that small business is important to Canada's future.

2012: Canadian Politics Was a Game of Tomato, Tomahto

Adam Kingsmith | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Politics
Adam Kingsmith

If voters sit down and scrutinize the political and economic policy proposals put forth by each party in 2012, it becomes apparent that it is nearly impossible to tell where one party stops and another begins. So unless you sit slightly to the right -- in which case every party embodies your politics -- the next time a canvasser, pollster, government official, or public figure asks, "which political party do you support?" consider responding "none of them." Can you really be considered apathetic?

Del Mastro And The Politics of Self-Destruction

Glen Pearson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

This same man who day after day hammered opposition members in the House for years in a crude and denouncing manner is now understanding what it feels like when others, including the media, decide, with some justification, that you're the target.

Canada's Own Game of Thrones

Glen Pearson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

In many ways, Game of Thrones is increasingly finding its modern equivalent in federal partisanship, and perhaps more and more in politics in general in Canada. In what was more or less a united land, one party has become dominant.