Prime Minister David Cameron

Harper's Conservatives Want to Dupe You Into Fearing Immigrants

Aurangzeb Qureshi | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada Politics
Aurangzeb Qureshi

What is most telling is that even given the divisive and downright xenophobic campaign the Conservatives have run thus far, they are still within striking distance to form government. This carefully crafted U.S.-style Republican narrative has set Canada on an extremely dangerous course, and one that only Canadian voters can steer back to the right path. From "old stock Canadians" deserving of greater government benefits, to the ridiculous niqab debate, to the absurd hotline dedicated to reporting "culturally barbaric" practices, the Conservatives are pulling no punches in their quest to mobilize their voter base.

Building A Progressive Coalition

Hassan Arif | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Hassan Arif

The (relatively new) leader of the British Labour Party, Ed Miliband, is turning out to be a very capable leader, and not just because his party is le...

Will David Cameron's 'Big Society' Work in Ottawa?

Donald Lenihan | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada
Donald Lenihan

Maybe British Prime Minister David Cameron will light a policy fire under the Harper government while he's in Ottawa. His Big Society idea challenges citizens to get Big Government out of the way. But putting cost-cutting and community empowerment side-by-side can produce the perfect storm of political opportunism.