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A Former Prime Minister's Advice on Running Canada

Zach Paikin | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Politics
Zach Paikin

At a recent talk, John Turner hoarsely reminded his audience that politics are about people; something which seems to have been forgotten. Unlike the current strategies of Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair, the Prime Minister, in order to win, would have to unite and not divide Canada. Only when every region in Canada is on board with an idea can the country truly tackle the challenges it faces.

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Summer Politics

Keith Beardsley | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Beardsley

It is June; summer is here, although Ottawa's weather might make you doubt that. Outside of media-types and pundits, are Canadians breathlessly debating whether or not Bob Rae should break his previous commitment and run for the Liberal leadership? Somehow which brand of mustard to use on your hot dog or hamburger takes on more importance than the leadership of the third struggling party.